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The Real Meaning of Deflation

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog3 hours ago

Deflation is not a matter of animal spirits or consumer expectations. It is the result of earlier creation of money "out of thin air" by central banks and commerical banks. Deflation is the natural result.

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End School Compulsory-Attendance Laws

Bureaucracy and Regulation

Blog8 hours ago

Just as people shouldn’t be forced to send their children to church, they shouldn’t be forced to send their children to a state-approved organization for secular education and training.

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Mainstream Media's War on Julian Assange

Big GovernmentMedia and CultureWorld History

05/24/2019Audio/Video
The Bill of Rights doesn't mention that freedom of speech is restricted to a special class of establishment journalists. Freedom of speech is a universal property right, regardless of what the establishment-media gatekeepers say.
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Was Bastiat an Economic Theorist?

05/24/2019Power & Market

Right now there is a stimulating online conversation going on about Bastiat's contributions to economic theory in his treatise Economic Harmonies.

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Socialists vs. Civil Society

Socialism

Blog05/24/2019

Socialist regimes have long gone to great lengths to replace all the independent institutions of civil society with the omnipotence of the state in all things.

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Scott Horton Discusses Who’s to Blame in Venezuela, and Explains the Carnage in the Middle East

05/24/2019Audio/Video
Scott Horton returns to the podcast to share his wealth of knowledge on a variety of topics—including his unhappiness with Bob's recent episode on Ilhan Omar.
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Confronting the Myths about "Arming Teachers"

Decentralization and SecessionLegal System

Blog05/24/2019

There is no evidence that properly trained and armed private citizens would do a worse job than government "law enforcement" personnel in enhancing school safety.

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