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The Week in Review: September 9, 2017

The FedLabor and WagesTaxes and SpendingU.S. EconomyU.S. History

Blog09/07/2017
It is during times of crisis like this, when government feels the greatest need to control, that sound economics is most needed.

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Week in Review: July 15, 2017

EducationThe FedMedia and CultureSocialismCapital and Interest Theory

Blog07/14/2017
Janet Yellen headed to Congress this week to insist that everything is fine — and the Fed doesn't need any oversight.

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Yes, the Fed Really Is Holding Down Interest Rates

The FedMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog06/26/2017
The empirical evidence is clear: the Fed is pursuing an expansionist monetary policy — and the economic benefits have been disappointing at best.

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What Derek Carr’s Contract Teaches Us about Wall Street and Income Inequality

The FedMedia and CultureMoney and BanksMonetary Theory

Blog06/23/2017
Until we abolish the Fed, Wall Street will continue to dominate the economy even more than Bill Belicheck has the dominated NFL.

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Does the Fed Follow Its Own Rules?

The FedMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

The central bank is unlikely to follow rules like the Taylor Rule because they are fundamentally political organizations with their own agendas.

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The Fed's Dangerous View of History

The FedMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

Blog06/07/2017
Economics has shown the alleged blessings of an abundance of money are the outcome of crass errors in reasoning.

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Luddy: The Fed's Risky Uncharted Course

The Fed

Blog04/17/2017
The Fed has strayed from its initial charter and is now the primary enabler of federal deficit spending and debt, which is now almost $20 trillion.

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Trump Betrays His Base On The Fed

The FedU.S. Economy

Blog04/13/2017
Trump has made it clear that he understands the Fed’s low-interest-rate policy has very real consequences beyond Wall Street.

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Week in Review: April 8, 2017

The FedWar and Foreign PolicyEntrepreneurshipPolitical Theory

Blog04/07/2017
After months of calling for more trade wars and drug wars, the Trump administration now wants a full-blown war in Syria.

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