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Money-Supply Growth Slides Again, Falling to 3-Month Low

Money Supply

Blog06/27/2018

In May, year-over-year growth in the money supply fell to a 3-month low, growing 4.2 percent. That was down from April 2018's rate of 4.2 percent, but remains up from November 2017's low of 2.6 percent:

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Rather than Paying Down Debt in Good Times, Spain Is Now Spending Even More

Blog06/27/2018

Now is the time for the Spanish government to reduce its massive debt. When the next recession hits, it will be too late.

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The First Battle of Bull Run, Part 1: Hoke’s Run

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

06/27/2018Audio/Video
Chris Calton tells the story of the Army of the Shenandoah and the Army of Pennsylvania, leading up to the First Battle of Bull Run.

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Napolitano: The Feds Violate their Own Laws (and the Constitution) with Border Separations

Big GovernmentGlobal EconomyThe Police State

Blog06/27/2018

Feds are reaching far beyond their limited Constitutional naturalization powers, and also violating state and federal laws.

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The Trade Deficit: An Austrian Perspective

06/26/2018Mises Daily Articles
The trade deficit is often viewed with alarm, but it reflects an investment surplus. And that's not a bad thing.

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The Drug War Is Pushing More Migrants to Our Borders

U.S. HistoryWorld History

Blog06/26/2018

The US can help itself by ending the Drug War — which will bring some normalcy back to Central America.

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The UN's Absurd Measure of US Poverty

Poverty

Blog06/26/2018

The UN relies on a "relative poverty" rate that tells us very little about actual poverty — and also just happens to make the US look bad.

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Why We Need Laura Ingalls Wilder and the Little House Books

Media and CultureU.S. History

Blog06/25/2018

The books of Laura Ingalls Wilder show a more civilized and libertarian side of the American frontier.

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Marx's View of the Division of Labor

Labor and WagesPolitical TheoryValue and Exchange

Blog06/25/2018

The division of labor is what made the West rich and has kept it rich. It's telling that Marx planned to abolish the division of labor altogether.

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Cuba Denuclearized in 1962 — Why Continue the Embargo?

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyWorld History

Blog06/25/2018

President Trump is saying that the U.S. government will lift economic sanctions against North Korea if it “denuclearizes.” Cuba denuclearized in 1962. 

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