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In Hiking Interest Rates, Jerome Powell is Living Dangerously

Booms and BustsThe FedFinancial Markets

Blog06/14/2018

The Fed is already living dangerously with its recent hike, and further rises will all but guarantee a credit crisis. 

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Splitting California into 3 Pieces Is Long Overdue

Blog06/14/2018

Californians will be able to vote in splitting the state up this November. Which is great because California needs a huge dose of decentralization.

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Pence's Hypocritical Speech on Cuba

War and Foreign Policy

Blog06/14/2018

While Pence pointed out the massive violations of civil liberties in Venezuela, Nicaragua, and Cuba, he forgot to mention what has been occurring at the US's Guantanamo Bay.

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Does M&A Benefit the Economy?

06/13/2018Power & Market

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A Case for Alternative History

World HistoryPhilosophy and Methodology

06/13/2018Mises Daily Articles
The history that didn't happen can be just as interesting as the history that did.

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Big Tech's Numbers Game Hides Many Sins

Financial MarketsMedia and CultureMoney and Banking

Blog06/13/2018

The art of financial engineering – camouflaging a rise in leverage to boost present and future earnings – is in high demand.

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Martial Law in Maryland

U.S. History

06/13/2018Audio/Video
After the Pratt Street Riot, President Lincoln and General Scott take more drastic measures to secure Maryland for the Union.

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3 Times As Many Europeans Move to the US, than the Other Way Around

U.S. EconomyU.S. History

Blog06/12/2018

The US is often criticized for supposedly offering a lower quality of life than Europe. But far more Europeans migrate to the US than the other way around. 

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Inflation for Beginners

Money and Banking

Blog06/12/2018

Let us see what happens under inflation, and why it happens.

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