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Natural Disasters Don’t Increase Economic Growth

27 mei, 2014 - 06:00

Although Frédéric Bastiat disproved it years ago, many still believe that natural disasters increase economic growth.

Inside Venice’s Secession Movement

26 mei, 2014 - 06:00

One of the organizers of the Venetian referendum on secession speaks about the vote and the prospects for successful separation.

What Libertarians Should Learn From the Abolitionists

24 mei, 2014 - 06:00

Libertarians must never compromise, even if it means accepting partial victories.

Speaking Truth to Monetary Power

23 mei, 2014 - 06:00

Until Ron Paul raised the issue at the national level, the Federal Reserve had been treated with lazy indifference.

Cartels and Subsidies in Canadian Agriculture

22 mei, 2014 - 06:00

Canadian agricultural policy today subsidizes and controls markets in grain, dairy, and other products to ensure profitability.

How Central Banks Are Waging War on Your Savings

21 mei, 2014 - 06:00

Easy money policy hurts most people, particularly workers and savers, and redistributes their wealth to the ruling elites.

Echoes of 1937 in the Current Economic Cycle

20 mei, 2014 - 06:00

The history of the last great US monetary experiment in “quantitative easing” from 1934 to 1937 suggests that things could end badly.

How Fractional Reserves and Inflation Cause Economic Inequality

19 mei, 2014 - 06:00

Inequality and income inequality are natural phenomena because people are different. Coerced inequality is another matter.

Why They Hate Peace

17 mei, 2014 - 06:00

War increases government spending, inhibits free trade, and lays the foundation for numerous future conflicts.

Anarcho-Capitalists Against Ayn Rand

16 mei, 2014 - 06:00

Genuine competition can serve as the only real “limit” on state power.

How Inflation Picks Your Pocket

15 mei, 2014 - 06:00

Control over money is the state’s back-door key to the storehouse of society.

Feudalism and Cronyism in Machiavelli’s Italy

14 mei, 2014 - 06:00

IMachiavelli asserts that civil society can best flourish in the absence of government intrusion.