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US Job Growth Rate Hits 28-Month Low

U.S. Economy


The job growth from April to May in 2016 was the smallest April-May increase seen since 2009.

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Wall Street's Doomsday Machine

The FedU.S. Economy


This tepid recovery is now very long in the tooth and industrial production and PMI's are slipping into recession mode virtually everywhere.

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Trump and Hillary Don't Know How to Fix the Economy

U.S. EconomyInterventionismPolitical Theory


The problem isn't whether a candidate's economic plan is detailed enough. The problem is the notion that a politician can improve the economy.

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The Week in Review: May 28, 2016

Big GovernmentThe FedStrategyU.S. EconomyInterventionism

Memorial Day weekend is a time to reflect on war, rather than celebrate it.

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A Guide to the Trump-Sanders Debate

U.S. EconomyPolitical Theory


This debate will be almost totally about slogans and style since the candidates already agree on many issues.

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The Lens on Saturday's Mises Circle in Seattle

Taxes and SpendingU.S. Economy


The Lens in Washington state covered our Mises Circle, with attention to my "Three Lies You'll Hear from the Candidates this Year."

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The Week in Review: May 21, 2016

U.S. EconomyU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory


You don't have to be in Venezuela to be a victim of increasingly bad economic policy.

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How to Cure Poverty

Free MarketsU.S. EconomyU.S. History


Henry Hazlitt explains why President Johnson's "War on Poverty" will fail, and how the market — not government — is the path to prosperity.


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Defense Bill Coming This Week: A Boost for War and Tyranny

Big GovernmentTaxes and SpendingU.S. Economy


The Defense Authorization bill should remain notorious. It represents most of what is wrong with Washington.

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Securing Better Money Through Currency Competition

Money and BanksU.S. EconomyMoney and Banking


Some US states are taking steps to offer their residents more freedom in the money they use.

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