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Jeff Deist: Is the Sky Falling?

Media and CultureStrategyU.S. Economy

05/20/2017Audio/Video
Jeff Deist gives his assessment of the Trump economy.

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Litigation and Regulation

Blog05/19/2017
True regulatory reform requires the recognition, extension, and proper adjudication of property rights.

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Why the Left Refuses to Talk About Venezuela

Political Theory

Blog05/18/2017
Venezuela represents one of the left's greatest victories against so-called neoliberalism. Oddly, they don't seem to be bragging about it.

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How Magical is the Keynesian Multiplier?

Money and BankingOther Schools of Thought

Blog05/18/2017
Real wealth comes from greater production and saving. More spending — especially when spurred by printing money — doesn't make us rich.

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The American Way of War Is a Budget-Breaker

Taxes and SpendingWar and Foreign PolicyPolitical Theory

Blog05/18/2017
Perhaps it’s time to finally consider the true costs of America's current wars in lives lost, dollars spent, and opportunities squandered.

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NFL Teams are Right to Blackball Colin Kaepernick

Free Markets

Blog05/18/2017
Kaepernick's protests alienated the NFL's consumers. Football may be king — but the customer is always right.

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Bylund: Entrepreneurship Can Fix Healthcare

HealthEntrepreneurship

Blog05/18/2017
Instead of trying to replace Obamacare, let's let entrepreneurs play a prominent role in fixing our broken healthcare system.

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Venezuela: Forty Years of Economic Decline

Corporate WelfareThe Police State

Blog05/17/2017
By the 1970s, the Venezuelan economy was in deep trouble. The half-hearted reforms that followed, paved the way for the rise of Hugo Chávez.

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It’s Against the Law to Paddleboard Without a Whistle

Big GovernmentThe Police State

Blog05/17/2017
Nullifying the Coast Guard’s designation of paddleboards as vessels would be a victory for summer, and a defeat for Washington.

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US Household Debt Rises to All-Time Highs

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

05/17/2017FedWatch
Spurred by 9 years of easy money, US household debt is back to peak levels not seen since 2008.

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