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The War on Cash: Old and New

Money and BanksU.S. HistoryMoney and Banking

Blog03/30/2017
Manipulating what sort of money people use — and how they use it — has a long history among meddling government planners.

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Is the Demand for T-bills Driving Treasury Deposits at the Fed?

Money and Banking

03/30/2017FedWatch
Frank Shostak offers another explanation for the volatility we're seeing in Treasury deposits at the Fed.

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Ending the Federal Reserve from the Bottom Up

The FedMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog03/30/2017
Article 1, Section 10 of the US Constitution already provides state governments with tools they need to undermine the central bank's money monopoly.

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Klaas Knot on ECB Tapering: "We'll See."

The FedGlobal Economy

03/30/2017FedWatch
As the Fed continues to hike rates, the ECB must soon follow the course of cutting back on "easing" policy.

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EU President Hopes the US Breaks Up into Smaller Pieces

Political Theory

Blog03/30/2017
One can only hope Europhiles begin to advocate for the break-up of the American union. I'd suggest they start in California.

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Remembering Burt Blumert

Blog03/30/2017
Today is the eighth anniversary of the death of Burt Blumert, one of Murray Rothbard's closest friends and a key figure supporting the Mises Institute and Lew Rockwell.com.

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Kirzner Reviews Rothbard

Capital and Interest TheoryHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPricesValue and Exchange

Blog03/30/2017
Kirzner’s thoughtful and polite approach to scholarship is a model for how younger Austrians can approach scholarly debate.

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Academia 'Plays Market' With Dire Consequences for Science

EducationAustrian Economics OverviewPrices

Higher education and scientific research have been cut off from its customers by government intervention.

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End the State's Monopoly on Policing

Big GovernmentLegal System

Blog03/29/2017
When a state possesses a monopoly on the use of force, this doesn't necessarily mean states must also monopolize police services.

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L.A. to Worsen Housing Shortage with New Rent Controls

The EntrepreneurPolitical TheoryValue and Exchange

Blog03/29/2017
Housing activists in Los Angeles hope to expand rent control there. This will make the city's housing crisis even worse.

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