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April 1917: Woodrow Wilson Calls for War

War and Foreign PolicyPolitical Theory

Blog04/04/2017
100 years ago this week, Woodrow Wilson sought a declaration of war in order "to end all wars."

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Richmond Fed's Lacker, Source of Medley Leak, Announces Immediate Resignation

The Fed

04/04/2017FedWatch
Richmond Fed President Lacker says he was source of the 2012 Medley leak and announces his immediate resignation.

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California Senate Votes to Nullify Federal Immigration Law

U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog04/04/2017
The California government's latest effort to stifle federal immigration efforts is not just a symbolic gesture.

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The Supposed Failure of Economics

Big GovernmentCalculation and Knowledge

Blog04/04/2017
The left has always been anti-economics for the simple reason that economics shows the real cost of progressive policy.

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Why We Don't Need Macroeconomic Data in a Free Economy

U.S. EconomyPolitical Theory

Blog04/03/2017
In a free economy, entrepreneurs don't need economy-wide data to make good business decisions. Macro data really only serves the needs of government.

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The Syrian People Should Decide For Themselves

War and Foreign PolicyPolitical Theory

Blog04/03/2017
What gives any country the right to determine who rules someone else?

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3 Lessons Learned from Wisconsin's War on Foreign Butter

Taxes and SpendingPolitical TheoryValue and Exchange

Blog04/03/2017
Wisconsin's foreign-butter ban may seem like a small issue, but it illustrates the problems that arise when government limits trade in any way.

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The Fed's Emerging Balance Sheet Plan

The Fed

04/03/2017FedWatch
The Fed's 2017 narrative is balance sheet adjustment. But how far can they get without a market protest?

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Auditing the Fed Is Now More Important than Ever

The Fed

Blog04/03/2017
Monetary policy has become unhinged since the most recent financial crisis and the Fed’s balance sheet has exploded to unprecedented levels.

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Ryan McMaken on The Power Hour

Booms and BustsThe FedGlobal EconomyMoney and BanksGold Standard

04/03/2017Audio/Video
Ryan McMaken interviewed by Daniel Brigman on The Power Hour radio show.

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