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How Central Banks Stoke Stock Prices

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog52 min ago
There are two important ways through which the central bank and its effectively inflationary machinations influence stock prices.

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On Universities, Krugman, and the State of Austrian Economics

EducationU.S. EconomyAustrian Economics Overview

02/22/2018The Austrian
In his usual engaging way, Robert Murphy explains what's wrong with the economics profession — it might have something to do with Paul Krugman.

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Why Revisionist History Is Important

U.S. HistoryWorld HistoryPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog02/22/2018
In the general culture “revisionist historian” is a term of abuse. But that is what we do. Revising history is our job.

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Do Public Unions Make Police More Dangerous?

Legal SystemThe Police State

Blog02/22/2018
Research supports the idea that police unions contribute to greater amounts of officer misconduct.

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Guns and Schools: Can the Market do Better?

The Police StatePolitical TheoryPrivate Property

Blog02/21/2018
People want safe neighborhoods and schools, which is just another way to say there is a market for them.

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Central Bank Musical Chairs

Money and BanksMonetary Theory

Blog02/21/2018
Reversing trillions of dollars of securities purchases will create turmoil. And now that price inflation is in equation, the ride will be bumpy.

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The State's Odd Definition of "Consent"

Legal System

Blog02/21/2018
"Consenting" to something while being detained by police is a bit like "consenting" to hand over your wallet when a mugger pulls a gun.

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Filibuster in Nicaragua, Part 4: War in Nicaragua

U.S. HistoryWorld History

02/21/2018Audio/Video
Chris Calton continues the story of William Walker and his hope of “Americanizing” Latin America.

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Is Money Creation Fueling the Stock Market Surge?

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog02/21/2018
In order then to have a general increase in prices, all other things being equal, there must be an increase first in the money supply.

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Mises and His Methods

Other Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and MethodologyPraxeology

Blog02/20/2018
How did Mises go about doing economics? How do his methods compare with those of the modern mainstream?

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