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 has posted a Blog Post in Law / Liberty

The furor over the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh is spurring many commentators to bewail that the Supreme Court has become too powerful. But the real problem is that the Court is now often little...
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 has posted a Mises.org article in Law / Liberty
Lenin

Arguably one of the rights that has seen less government encroachment in the US — in contrast to other activities such as commerce — gun rights are now witnessing unprecedented attacks at the state...
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 has posted a Blog Post in Law / Liberty

The phrase "pro-gun, pro-military" is used by some conservatives to describe themselves, as if the two go together seamlessly. For example, activist and political candidate Erin Cruz states she is...
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 has posted a Mises article in Globalism
WTO

This week WTO officials will gather in Buenos Aires for their 11th ministerial conference. There is very little hope that any of the deals on the agenda will be reached, as both the WTO’s...
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 has posted a Blog Post in Economy

In her testimony to the Congressional Economic Committee on November 29, 2017, the Fed Chair Janet Yellen said that the neutral rate appears to be quite low by historical standards. From this, she...
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 has posted a Blog Post in Economy

If you Google “dot com bubble,” you will get nearly 1.2 million hits, and 3.3 million hits if you Google “tech bubble.” A Google search of “housing bubble” will return nearly 11 million hits. (The...
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 has posted a Blog Post in Environment

The widely understood libertarian environment has lately published a multitude of very eloquent articles about how to approach the global warming issue, what to think about “established science,” and...
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 has posted a Blog Post in Economy
Jerome Powell

In the end Donald Trump will get what he wanted, a “low interest rate person” who also happened to be a “Republican.” Jerome Powell is expected to replace Janet Yellen in an announcement later this...
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 has posted a Blog Post in Law / Liberty

Every Halloween people are engaging in free-market anarchism whether they like it or not. To the economist, it’s clear that the child values receiving candy, even if it means dressing up in a funny...
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 has posted a Blog Post in Economy

The Bank of International Settlements (BIS) has warned again of the collateral damages of extremely loose monetary policy. One of the biggest threats is the rise of “zombie companies.” Since the “...