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Week in Review: November 05, 2016

Big GovernmentThe FedU.S. Economy


If want a reprieve from endless campaign coverage this weekend, on Saturday we will be streaming live from our Dallas-Ft. Worth Mises Circle.

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When it Comes to Household Income, Sweden and Germany Rank with Kentucky

Global EconomyU.S. EconomyPolitical Theory


The OECD has updated it's income measures, and we find that many European welfare states still rank among the lowest-income US states.

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Audio: Why the National Debt Will Only Get Larger

Taxes and SpendingU.S. EconomyU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory


The national debt and cutting government spending simply are not topics the voters care about anymore.

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The Week in Review: October 1, 2016

Big GovernmentGlobal EconomyU.S. Economy


We take pride in continuing our namesake's legacy of uncompromising support for Austrian economics, freedom, and peace.

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The New Nevada: Taxpayer Bucks for Billionaires

Taxes and SpendingU.S. EconomyPolitical Theory


The Silver State is not what it used to be and its lawmakers can not help saying "yes" to billionaires seeking taxpayer largesse.

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No, Unions Don't Increase Everyone's Wages

U.S. EconomyPolitical Theory


Contrary to the common myth, labor unions mean fewer jobs and more competition among workers.

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No, the Fed Doesn't Have a Plan. Yes, the Fed Really is Monetizing Government Debt

The FedU.S. EconomyMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking


A Wall Street crisis would become a Main Street crisis without quantitative easing, or so the story began in Nov. 2008. Have you seen a recovery?

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The Week in Review: September 17, 2016

Big GovernmentThe FedGlobal EconomyU.S. Economy


There is just no relief from the constant drum beat for more and more government intervention in the economy.

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IRS Numbers Show Little Income Growth for Americans

Taxes and SpendingU.S. EconomyBusiness Cycles


Real income and wealth growth in the United States peaked in the 1990s, and has been declining since.

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Let's Impose Some Transaction Costs on Government

U.S. EconomyValue and Exchange


Economists generally do not like high transactions costs. But they can be good when imposed on governments.

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