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Why Most of Chicago's Banks Failed during the Great Depression: The Puzzle Resolved

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog1 hour ago

Postel-Vinay's study further undermines the Friedman-Schwartz explanation of why banks failed during the Great Depression.

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The War on Cash is Ancient

Taxes and SpendingWorld HistoryFiscal Theory

Blog5 hours ago

The war on cash is a war on commerce, or rather, on any commerce that can't be monitored and controlled by government.

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Clinton Adviser, Nobel Prize Winning Economist Endorsed Venezuelan Socialism

Blog14 hours ago

Socialist governments have long been able to count on American economists to serve as apologists for their schemes.

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The Case Against Legal Tender Laws

The FedMoney and BanksMoney and Banking


If the government sticks to the original money, its legal tender law is superfluous and unnecessary.

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How to Make a Bl(UN)der Out of World Peace

Big GovernmentWorld HistoryInterventionism

Aside from bickering inside the U.N., "colossal mismanagement" of peacekeeping budgets and a "sclerotic personnel system" has been revealed.

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Overtime Regulations Disproportionately Harm Young People and Startups

InterventionismPrivate PropertyValue and Exchange


The ability to work long hours is one of the few advantages young people have in the work place.

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