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James Alexander Webb

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Jim Webb writes from the Smoky Mountains in North Carolina, has a background that includes: math teacher, real estate sales, real estate development, and environmental engineering. Has a B.S. in...

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Daylight Saving Time: A Government Annoyance

Is there anything the state won't micromanage? Back in the 1970s, the Feds passed "emergency"...

Georgi Vuldzhev

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Georgi Vuldzhev is a passionate student of economics and former intern at the Institute for Market Economics in Sofia, Bulgaria. His articles on economics and politics have been published by...

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Free Trade Is the Path to Prosperity

Some old economic myths never die, and presidential candidates are once again running on old fallacies about free...

Mike Holly

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Mike Holly received a Master of Business Administration from the University of Minnesota in 1980. This paper is an updated and condensed version of his thesis. He did...

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The Long History of Government Meddling in the American Marketplace

American history is a story of non-stop efforts by governments to intervene in the marketplace through regulations,...

Lucas Vaz

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Lucas Vaz is a Brazilian and a student of Entrepreneurial Management, Finance, and International Business at the University of Minnesota's Carlson School of Management.

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Brazil's Easy-Money Problem

Thanks to relentless government intervention, the economy in Brazil is in deep trouble. Anyone familiar with...

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C.Jay Engel

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C.Jay Engel is an investment advisor at The Sullivan Group, an independent, Austrian-School oriented, wealth management firm in northern California. He is especially interested in wealth preservation in our era...

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Fed Minutes: Details on the Balance Sheet Plan
The FOMC minutes revealed a Fed that is sticking to it's plan of two more rate hikes in 2017, as well as more details...
"Dovish Caution." Will the Fed Chicken Out?
Two recent Fed speeches reveal sudden hesitancy about interest rate hikes.

Nicholas von Hoffman

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Nicholas von Hoffman (born October 16, 1929) is an American journalist and author. He worked as a community organizer for Saul Alinsky in Chicago for ten years from 1953 to...

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Mercy Mission?

Civilian casualties have become the norm.

Bruno Gonçalves Rosi

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Bruno Gonçalves Rosi is an assistant professor at Candido Mendes University, Rio de Janeiro.

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Will Brazil Impeach Rousseff?

As the economy worsens, the Brazilian Congress this week announced that it will impeach the president of Brazil....

Tommy Behnke

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Tommy Behnke currently works for a public relations firm in Washington, D.C. He is the former press assistant for the Rand Paul for President campaign.

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Is the Auto Loan Bubble Ready to Pop?

The housing bubble has been replaced by a number of new bubbles. Among them is the auto loan bubble. Car loans now...

The Problem With "Rules-Based" Monetary Policy

Republicans and conservative think tanks are apparently convinced that the key to improving the Federal Reserve is...

Greg Morin

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Greg Morin is the CEO of Seachem Laboratories which manufactures equipment and chemicals used in the maintenance of saltwater and freshwater aquariums. He holds a PhD in chemistry from the...

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Entrepreneur, Economy, and State

“Austrian insights distill the complexity of what we business owners do down to a very simple mantra: satisfy...

Ferghane Azihari

Ferghane Azihari

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Ferghane Azihari is a law student in Paris at Université Paris-Est Créteil. He is currently an intern at the "Ecole de la Liberté" (School of Liberty), a French-speaking digital platform which...

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ISIS May Be Our Ally Some Day

"Human rights" mean nothing to global elites when geopolitical advantages can be gained from joining...

No More "Free Trade" Treaties: It's Time for Genuine Free Trade

Everywhere we look, governments are trying to enhance and extend their own power. So why are so many of those same...

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