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Why Libertarians are Wrong on Trade

Why Libertarians are Wrong on Trade

I recently gave a podcast interview to Vox Day, a prominent Christian libertarian, explaining why free trade is bad for America.  He followed it up with an article making many of the same points. 

Finally, a libertarian gets it.

This did not go over well with some of his followers. 

I’m ...

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The Marginal Utility of Silver

I welcome the Internet debate on the question whether the Mint should be opened to gold and silver. The latest contribution by Hugo Salinas Price, entitled Free Coinage of Gold and Silver – Then and Now(originally posted at www.gold-eagle.com, 9 June 2011), expresses doubts that such a measure, at ...

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The House Crash and Smart Growth

National Center for Policy Analysis

There is general agreement the financial crisis that began with the failure of Lehman Brothers on September 15, 2008, was worsened by the bursting of the U.S. housing price bubble. It is also generally acknowledged that some of the fuel for ...

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Should Public Banks Print Money Without Holding Reserves?

The Giant Banks Are ALREADY State-Sponsored ... So Why Not Create Public Banks to at Least Share the Gains, Help Out Main Street, and Grow Our Local Economies? ... Economist Steve Keen writes today: Neoclassical economists do not understand how money is created by the private banking system – ...

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Mark Skousen on the Failing Dollar, the Growth of Liberty and the Success of FreedomFest

The Daily Bell is pleased to publish an exclusive interview with Mark Skousen.

Introduction:Dr. Skousen has had a diverse career. He has taught at Columbia Business School, served as president of the Foundation of Economic Education (FEE), the first free-market think tank, and has had a business ...

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The Global Debt Crisis: How We Got In It And How To Get Out

The Global Debt Crisis: How We Got In It And How To Get Out

Countries everywhere are facing debt crises today, precipitated by the credit collapse of 2008. Public services are being slashed and public assets are being sold off, in a futile attempt to balance budgets that can’t be balanced because the money supply itself has shrunk. Governments usually get ...

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If Yemen Falls, so Does the Dollar Reserve?

How is it that the world's fortunes hang on the life or death of a murderous thug that the US has been supporting for 30 years? And why, in fact, if Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Salehis so important, isn't it common knowledge? Saleh was wounded yesterday when opposition forces blew up his palace. ...

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US Economy Heading Back Into Recession

US Economy Heading Back Into Recession

Data released over the last week indicates a significant deceleration in US economic activity. America’s job market is still struggling, while consumer confidence is falling – hurt in particular by rising petrol prices. In contrast, the demand for gold and silver is solid owing to growing fears ...

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Robert Reich & the Debt Ceiling: The Softer Side of Radicalism

Robert Reich & the Debt Ceiling: The Softer Side of Radicalism

The battle for the soul of the GOP ... Who's more influential in the Republican Party - the so-called Tea Party, or Wall Street and big business? The answer will be critical in the weeks ahead as the House decides whether to raise the limit on the nation's debt. – Syndicated column/Dedham ...

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