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Not Worth a Continental

U.S. HistoryMoney and Banking

24 min agoFaith and Freedom 1951-1960
The dangerous political and financial actions of the Continental Congress looks like the modern-day Fed on steroids.
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The Problem with "Velocity of Money"

Blog4 hours ago

Contrary to popular thinking, the velocity of money is not a key factor in understanding price inflation.

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Venezuela's Crisis: What's Oil Got to Do with It?

Global EconomySocialismCapital and Interest Theory

Blog8 hours ago

Oil prices did not cause the Venezuelan crisis. Nor can oil now be its cure. 

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Forerunners of the Austrian School: The French Liberal School

Austrian Economics OverviewOther Schools of Thought

Although often neglected by the English-speaking world, the French Liberal School of the nineteenth century has long provided a robust foundation for modern laissez-faire economics and the pro-freedom ideology we now sometimes call libertarianism.
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Ignoring the Bureaucracy Isn't the Same as Dismantling It

Bureaucracy and Regulation


The Trump administration has done little to undercut the federal government's huge bureaucracy.

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The Economics of the Public Sector

Taxes and SpendingFiscal Theory

In the real world, it is impossible to separate economic analysis from an understanding the effects of state intervention in the marketplace.
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Renew Your Membership and Receive a Copy of "Social Democracy"


This year, we’re giving away booklets of Hoppe’s essay “Social Democracy” to all our supporters who give $25 or more.

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