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Fed Nominee Judy Shelton Wants Sound Money — and Lots of It

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog07/02/2019

Judy Shelton may be a tolerable—at least to Republicans—candidate for Federal Reserve Board of Governors.

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Dr. Keith Smith on How Austrian Economics Helped Him Innovate

The EntrepreneurHealthEntrepreneurship

07/02/2019Audio/Video
Hunter Hastings interviews Dr. Keith Smith, founder of the Surgery Center of Oklahoma and the Free Market Medical Association, and discusses the seven principles of Austrian Economics he applied in successful healthcare industry innovation.
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Berlin's Government Is Making Housing Unaffordable

Bureaucracy and Regulation

Blog07/02/2019

In response to tight housing markets, the Berlin government has decided to make things worse through price controls and new regulations on housing construction.

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The F-35: Poster Child for Pentagon Boondoggles

07/02/2019Power & Market

Far from becoming an effective weapon, the trillion-dollar F-35 is proving to be a fragile one that cannot accomplish its missions.

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Diktat 1919: The Versailles Treaty As Dictated Peace

World History

Blog07/01/2019

Unlike the Versailles peace, which failed horribly, the successful episodes of peacemaking — Westphalia, Vienna, and even the process that ended World War II — had in common extended multi-lateral negotiations and compromise.

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Justin Raimondo, RIP

Like his mentor Murray Rothbard, Justin Raimondo was an enemy of the state; and like Rothbard, he was magnificent in his scornful laugh directed at the Leviathan state.

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Low Price Inflation Means the Fed Will Retreat to Low Rates and Easy Money

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog07/01/2019

Given that Fed policymakers are of the view that a decline in the annual growth of prices is bad for the economy they are most likely to embark on very easy monetary policy in near future.

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