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The Truth About Politics

By Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr. LewRockwell.com February 1, 2016 The Truth About Politics   The very first votes of the 2016 presidential election season will be cast tonight in the Iowa caucuses. This is supposed to fill us with happy thoughts about self-government, civic virtue, rational deliberation, and about politics as the way the people’s will […]

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The Market Doesn’t Solve Problems; People Do

By Louis Rouanet Mises.org January 29, 2016   The Market Doesn’t Solve Problems; People Do   It is wrongly accepted by many liberals (i.e., libertarians) that most, if not all, social problems can be “solved by the market.” But clearly, the “market” cannot magically solve our problems. Let it be clear that there is no doubt […]


Clueless in Davos

By Peter Schiff Euro Pacific Capital January 27, 2016   Clueless in Davos   Making their annual pilgrimage to the exclusive Swiss ski sanctuary of Davos last week, the world’s political and financial elite once again gathered without having had the slightest idea of what was going on in the outside world. It  appears that […]

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The Fed Passes the Buck: Blame Oil and China

By C. Jay Engel Mises.org January 27, 2016   The Fed Passes the Buck: Blame Oil and China   There are a handful of themes out there on recent market action that are either totally wrong or otherwise highly misleading. For instance, regarding the recent calamity in the capital markets, one especially apparent dichotomy has presented […]


CNBC: A recession worse than 2008 is coming

By Against Crony Capitalism January 16, 2016   CNBC: A recession worse than 2008 is coming     For the record, we have been calling this for a good while now. We warned of slowing in the Ultimate Crony Capitalist State, China. We warned that the great neo-Keynesian experiment was destined for an ugly end […]

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Why We’d Welcome a Depression

By Bill Bonner Bonner & Partners January 7, 2016   Why We’d Welcome a Depression     DUBLIN – Dow down 252 yesterday – or 1.5%. Chevron, Apple, and Goldman Sachs leading the retreat… The press blamed China, North Korea, oil, and “geopolitical concerns.” So far this year, the Dow has lost 3% of its value. […]


Technology and Government Shouldn’t Mix

By Benjamin M. Wiegold Mises.org December 17, 2015   Technology and Government Shouldn’t Mix   We live in a time like never before in human history. Our scientific knowledge and technological capabilities are rapidly advancing, affecting nearly every aspect of human life. Examples are rife, from smart phones and robotics, to thought-controlled prosthetics, wireless power, […]

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Santa Needs Prices

By Robert P. Murphy Foundation for Economic Education December 15, 2015   Santa Needs Prices Christmas, Calculation, and Chaos     A superficial observer might argue that Santa Claus has no relevance to economics, because in Santa’s world, there is no scarcity. But Santa, though magical, is not omnipotent. He faces constraints. First, Santa only delivers […]


QE’s Creeping Communism

By Peter Schiff Euro Pacific Capital November 6, 2015   QE’s Creeping Communism   Most economists and investors readily acknowledge that the current period of central bank activism, characterized by extended bouts of quantitative easing and zero percent interest rates, is a newly-blazed trail in economic history. And while these policies strike some as counterintuitive, […]

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Experts Fear a Stealth Crash Has Already Begun: “Risk is Flashing Red” 1

By Mac Slavo SHTFplan.com November 2, 2015   Experts Fear a Stealth Crash Has Already Begun: “Risk is Flashing Red”     It is more clear than ever that the Federal Reserve’s quantitative easing program will eventually bring destruction to the planet. The world doubled down on risk after the 2008 crisis with nearly unlimited […]


There’s No Such Thing as Excessive Profits

By Robert P. Murphy Foundation for Economic Education October 23, 2015   There’s No Such Thing as Excessive Profits Problems with a “Fair Rate of Return”     If you want to do business in Venezuela, you will have to let the government do your bookkeeping to make sure you aren’t making too much. Venezuelan president Nicolás […]

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