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A "European Empire" Is Not What Europe Needs

World History

Blog2 hours ago

Emmanuel Macron is pushing for a "European Empire" which he thinks will bring more economic success. But European prosperity has always thrived most where there are small states and decentralization.

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Bitcoin, Gold, and the Battle for Sound Money

Money and BanksGold StandardMoney and Banking

Blog7 hours ago

Bitcoin is a shot across the bow at government’s monopoly control of money. While no one in the US appreciates the direction money is going, others are waking up.

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Envy, Inc.

Free MarketsSocialismPolitical Theory

Blog05/22/2019

Why do so many people resent capitalism, even when they benefit enormously from it?

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End Federal Control of Tribal Lands

05/22/2019Power & Market

Granting greater sovereignty to Indian reservations could have benefits for Americans both inside and outside the reservation borders.

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Central Banks' Forecasts Are Basically Garbage

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog05/22/2019

Central banks' economic models repeatedly and incessantly over-estimate economic growth. We can only speculate as to their motivation.

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Money Supply Growth Inches up From March's 12-Year Low

Money Supply

Blog05/22/2019

In April, year-over-year growth in the money supply was at 1.99 percent. That was up slightly from March's growth rate of 1.92 percent, but was well down from April 2018's rate of 4.32 percent.

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Elizabeth Warren Shows Us Why Government Must Get Out of the Student Loan Business

Taxes and Spending

Blog05/22/2019

Under Warren's plan for higher education, Warren won’t make you go to college — but she’ll make you pay for it.

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Why Turkey's Debt Crisis is a Bigger Risk to the Eurozone than the PIGS

Booms and BustsFinancial MarketsGlobal Economy

Blog05/21/2019

Unlike Greece, Italy or other seriously debt-laden economies, it’s not just government borrowing that’s the main risk to Turkey.

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