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The FedU.S. Economy
The Fed likes to constantly tell us how well the economy is improving while refusing to increase the target rate. That tells us all we need to know.
Big GovernmentU.S. EconomyInterventionism
The USDA helps politically connected interest groups crush the competition.
Money and BanksU.S. EconomyMoney and Banking
The delinquency rate is an indicator for "credit stress," but few are paying attention to its sudden rise. Is a new banking crisis imminent?
Taxes and SpendingU.S. EconomyU.S. History
The fact that the US government can tax citizens directly makes the act of state secession far more difficult.
U.S. EconomyU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory
That didn't take long. Only hours after the British vote to secede from the EU passed, political leaders in Scotland renew their drive to secede from the UK.
Media and CultureU.S. EconomyInterventionism
Gun control advocates continue to narrowly define the "developed" world in order to make the US seem strange and isolated in this regard.
U.S. EconomyPolitical Theory
In Venezuela — and everywhere the state controls the economy — the political elites enjoy luxury while the people do much less well.
The Fed admits the jobs data is worsening, and sees no way to raise rates without torpedoing the tepid recovery.
U.S. EconomyCalculation and KnowledgeSubjectivism
Evidence continues to pile up against the claim that low-incomes cause obesity thanks to insufficient access to grocery stores.
Money and BanksU.S. EconomyFiscal TheoryMoney and BankingPolitical Theory
Many Americans now lack even small amounts of savings to deal with life emergencies. This is a triumph for Keynesian economics.