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Progressives, Left and Right

StrategyPolitical Theory

Blog6 hours ago

Progressivism is a ravenous lion, conservativism is a neutered housecat. Failure to understand this is an enormous tactical and moral mistake for advocates of liberty.

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Why Government Hates Gold

U.S. HistoryMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

Blog7 hours ago

Government could never cement its power over a nation's currency, if the people could repudiate the fiat paper and turn to gold for its money.

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How Brexit Could Help All of Europe

Global EconomyWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog22 hours ago

A British exit from the EU would help decentralize Europe overall, and thus help the cause of freedom and free trade.

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The Week in Review: April 30, 2016

The FedMoney and BanksTaxes and SpendingMoney and Banking


The only good news this week came for Uncle Sam, who set new records in tax collection for 2015.

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Money Supply Growth Remains Stable at 8.4 Percent in March


March 2016 offered more of the same with no sign of money supply growth moving outside the range of 6 percent to 8 percent, as has been the case over the past two years.

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James Grant: The United States of Insolvency

Booms and BustsThe FedFinancial MarketsU.S. Economy

When did fiscal and monetary sanity become a radical position in America? Jeff Deist interviews Jim Grant, editor of Grant's Interest Rate Observer .

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