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"Price Gouging" Sends Important Signals About Risk

PricesValue and Exchange

Blog09/14/2018

If local prices are sending the message that everything's perfectly normal, residents may be overly optimistic about the risks they face during natural disasters.

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Jeff Deist: Is American Civilization Self-Destructing?

StrategyU.S. Economy

09/14/2018Audio/Video
Jeff Deist and Jay Taylor discuss the poisoned state of things in Washington DC and beyond.
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The Fed's Plan for "Countercyclical Capital Buffers" Is Just More of the Same

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog09/14/2018

Scratching beneath the surface of the debate around countercyclical capital buffers, we find the normal level of duplicity that characterizes most debates about monetary policy.

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Three New Deals: Why the Nazis and Fascists Loved FDR

Free MarketsOther Schools of ThoughtPolitical Theory

09/13/2018Mises Daily Articles
Critics of Roosevelt's New Deal often likened it to fascism. This was recognized to be true during the 1930s, by the New Deal's supporters as well as its opponents.
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A Brief History of Repressive Regimes and Their Gun Laws

The Police StateWorld History

Blog09/13/2018

A trip down memory lane will give us a refresher of how gun confiscation has helped consolidate government power.

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Mercenaries: A "Privatized" Army Is Still an Army

Blog09/13/2018

An increasing reliance on military contractors has allowed US policymakers to keep more wars going while using fewer and fewer US troops in combat.

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The Great Cryptocurrency Crash of 2018

09/12/2018Power & Market
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