Sunday, January 20, 2019

The Broken Window

by Henry Hazlit via Mises Institute It is often sadly remarked that the bad economists present their errors to the public better than the good...

Trumped-Up Economics

by Richard A. Epstein - Hoover Institution

Once upon a Time, Small Business Made America Great

In just a year and a half, President Trump appears to be turning his slogan, "Make America Great Again," into that rarest of things:...

Bring Back Interest Rates!

by Jeff Deist from Mises.org Let interest rates rise. Better yet, let interest rates function in the marketplace, wholly independent of central bank attempts at rate-setting...

Government Makes Healthcare Worse and More Expensive

by Adam Barsouk via FEE The State of Healthcare Today Sometimes it can seem like we are living in the Wild West of health care. It’s like the...

‘Wrong Turn’ in Venezuela? Nonsense!

Venezuela is “experiencing problems”, because the country has taken a “wrong turn”, Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell remarked over the weekend. That is a bit of...

The Disaster of Federal Farm Policy

by James Bouvard of Mises.org Someone once defined metaphysics as searching in a dark room for a black cat that isn’t there. For the last...
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Trump “Victories” on Trade are Anything But

by Peter Schiff via Euro Pacific Capital Earlier this year when President Trump began beating the drums loudly, causing fear of a trade war (and...

Trump Plays with Fire on Trade – by Peter Schiff

Euro Pacific Capital - It’s helpful to remember that a tariff is essentially a tax that will be paid by domestic consumers. It’s not...
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Do Poverty, Inequality, and Mobility Have a lot in Common? Not Really.

Despite the stellar success of ordinary people lifting themselves out of poverty through production and access to a stable market, the income inequality narrative...

Is Green Energy Competitive?

by Peter Van Doren via CATO The declining cost of solar panels and the widespread adoption of rooftop solar in California lead to many cocktail party discussions about the...

Celebrating 200 Years of Communism

by Doug Bandow | American Spectator
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Millennial Candidates Embrace Socialism, While Venezuela Chokes On It

by Doug French | Mises Institute Franklin Bynum was unchallenged and won the Democratic nomination to become a criminal court judge in Houston. Mr. Bynum...

How Capitalism Could Save the World

by Richard M. Ebeling via FEE.org In following the daily news events both in the United States and the rest of the world, it is...

Boom-Bust Cycles and Easy Money

by Frank Shostak - Mises.org Only a few months ago most economic commentators were sanguine about prospects for the US economy. Most of them did not expect...

A Trade War Won’t Be Good for the Dollar

by Peter Schiff via Europac.com On Wall Street, it's best not to think too hard or to look too closely into the mouths of gift...