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USDA and Agribusiness Cartel Plot to Destroy a Small Business

Big GovernmentU.S. EconomyInterventionism


The USDA helps politically connected interest groups crush the competition.

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Delinquency Rates Rising: Is A New Crisis Approaching?

Money and BanksU.S. EconomyMoney and Banking


The delinquency rate is an indicator for "credit stress," but few are paying attention to its sudden rise. Is a new banking crisis imminent?


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Brexit Shows Why the US Income Tax Is So Bad

Taxes and SpendingU.S. EconomyU.S. History


The fact that the US government can tax citizens directly makes the act of state secession far more difficult.

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First the UK, then Scotland ... then Texas?

U.S. EconomyU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory


That didn't take long. Only hours after the British vote to secede from the EU passed, political leaders in Scotland renew their drive to secede from the UK.

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Guns: How The NY Times Manipulates Data

Media and CultureU.S. EconomyInterventionism


Gun control advocates continue to narrowly define the "developed" world in order to make the US seem strange and isolated in this regard.

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Socialism’s One-Percenters

U.S. EconomyPolitical Theory


In Venezuela — and everywhere the state controls the economy — the political elites enjoy luxury while the people do much less well.

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The Fed Pours Water on the Job-Growth Hype

The FedU.S. Economy


The Fed admits the jobs data is worsening, and sees no way to raise rates without torpedoing the tepid recovery.

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USDA: People Make the Choice to Eat Unhealthy Food

U.S. EconomyCalculation and KnowledgeSubjectivism


Evidence continues to pile up against the claim that low-incomes cause obesity thanks to insufficient access to grocery stores.

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The Keynesian Blessing: Americans Are Broke

Money and BanksU.S. EconomyFiscal TheoryMoney and BankingPolitical Theory


Many Americans now lack even small amounts of savings to deal with life emergencies. This is a triumph for Keynesian economics.

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The Week in Review: June 11, 2016

Global EconomyU.S. EconomyMoney and BankingPolitical Theory


The Rothbard Graduate Seminar is underway, and students are gathering for a week of careful study of Mises's Human Action.

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