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Mark Thornton Explains Our Fake Economy

Booms and BustsThe Fed

07/16/2017Audio/Video
Mark Thornton explains why there's nothing natural, real, or sustainable about the current Yellen boom.

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The Part-Time Critics of Central Banks

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

07/14/2017FedWatch
The central bank critics today who were not critics of the great bailouts and stimulus have reserved their criticisms for what hurts their interests.

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Europe's Unsustainable Welfare State

Taxes and SpendingInterventionism

Blog07/14/2017
The EU average tax burden on workers is 44.9%. The average worker in the EU spends half a year working for the tax man. This is not sustainable.

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The Conquest of the United States by Cuba

Taxes and SpendingInterventionism

Blog07/14/2017
With the government-owned propaganda-spewing Radio Marti station in Miami, the US adopts socialism to fight socialism.

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Will Trump Be Less of a Spendthrift than His Republican Predecessors?

Blog07/14/2017
The Trump White Houses's own estimates show federal spending will increase by nearly another trillion dollars over the next five years.

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The High Cost of "Free" College

EducationTaxes and Spending

Blog07/14/2017
The State of Tennessee has created a new program to provide free college statewide. Remember, there is not such thing as a free lunch.

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McCaffrey and Dorobat on the Economics of Game of Thrones

Matthew McCaffrey and Carmen Elena Dorobăț, have written extensively on the economics of Game of Thrones.

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The Ancient Incas and the Collectivist State

SocialismWorld History

Blog07/12/2017
“The Inca state seems to have been one of the fullest incarnations of socialist ideals in human history.”

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What's Driving Global Populism?

World HistoryPolitical Theory

07/12/2017The Austrian
Judis’s mistakes about economics lead him to miss key aspects of the populist movement that culminated in Trump.

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Five Takeaways from the House's Yellen Hearing

The Fed

07/12/2017FedWatch
What you need to know from Janet Yellen's testimony before the House Financial Services Committee.

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