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June 13, 2022
Biden and His Democrats’ Solar Sell-Out to Communist China
I’m sure Communist China thinks their investment in the Bidens was well worth it.
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June 13, 2022
Elon Musk, Twitter, and Media Bias
Elon Musk’s Twitter takeover has stirred many emotions. The deal also illustrates the unprofitability of media bias, which claims of media bias must consider.
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June 13, 2022
The Centenary of Ludwig von Mises’s Critique of Socialism
The free market harmonizes the peaceful pursuits of each individual with the purposes and activities of all others.
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Economy
May 31, 2022
The Democrats' Recession Is Yet Again Proving Price Caps Are Stupid
As government raises the floor for loans - the absolute last thing we need is government also lowering the ceiling.
Economy
May 24, 2022
In the Beginning: The Mont Pelerin Society, 1947
The laissez-faire variation on the liberal theme never really had a chance, because except for a small handful like Ludwig von Mises, it had few champions, even in the market-oriented liberal camp.
Economy
May 9, 2022
Federal Fiscal Shortfall Nears $1 Million Per Household
While some believe the U.S. government can spend and borrow with abandon because it can print money, one of the most established laws of economics is that there is no such thing as a free lunch.

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Economy
June 13, 2022
By Daniel Sutter
Elon Musk’s Twitter takeover has stirred many emotions. The deal also illustrates the unprofitability of media bias, which claims of media bias must consider.
June 13, 2022
By Richard Ebeling
The free market harmonizes the peaceful pursuits of each individual with the purposes and activities of all others.
June 13, 2022
By Seton Motley
I’m sure Communist China thinks their investment in the Bidens was well worth it.
May 31, 2022
By Seton Motley
As government raises the floor for loans - the absolute last thing we need is government also lowering the ceiling.
May 24, 2022
By Richard Ebeling
The laissez-faire variation on the liberal theme never really had a chance, because except for a small handful like Ludwig von Mises, it had few champions, even in the market-oriented liberal camp.
May 9, 2022
By Richard Ebeling
Following a classical liberal approach might not only have saved many thousands of lives but prevented hundreds of billions of dollars of destruction that will leave Ukraine much poorer.
May 9, 2022
By James Agresti
While some believe the U.S. government can spend and borrow with abandon because it can print money, one of the most established laws of economics is that there is no such thing as a free lunch.
May 9, 2022
By Seton Motley
We remain the only country actually cutting our own economic throat in the name of “climate change.”
May 9, 2022
By Daniel Sutter
The Fed’s inability to see the onrushing freight train of inflation that has smacked America shows again that experts know much less than they think.
May 9, 2022
By Richard Ebeling
Free markets, not government, plan for and adapt to the future.
May 3, 2022
By Seton Motley
The government and Fed are over a barrel. The federal debt is now over $30 trillion. But the Fed’s only way to address runaway inflation? Raising interest rates.
May 3, 2022
By Daniel Sutter
Government transfers cannot make a nation wealthier and have contributed substantially to inflation.
April 29, 2022
By Richard Ebeling
Our task is to do all in our power and ability to revive an understanding of and inspire a desire to preserve, restore, and extend the ideal and practice of the truly free society.
April 25, 2022
By Daniel Sutter
Politicians who want to go into business should use their own money, not tax dollars.
April 14, 2022
By Seton Motley
The Biden Administration has engaged in an omni-directional assault on our food production system.
April 12, 2022
By Daniel Sutter
A credible commitment not to ban fossil fuels may soon be necessary to significantly increase production.
April 11, 2022
By Daniel Sutter
Protecting economic freedom does not require tolerating the cheating industry.
March 28, 2022
By Richard Ebeling
In the midst of the various crises that are enveloping the world, the political paternalists keep dreaming their dreams of socially engineering a new, centrally planned world.
March 28, 2022
By Seton Motley
Biden’s deconstruction of America has hit nearly every aspect of human existence. One of the most devastating Biden deconstructions - is of the US supply chain.
March 16, 2022
By Seton Motley
The US has driven the semiconductor industry nigh completely out of domestic existence - through titanically stupid over-tax, over-regulatory and America Last, one-sided, fake “free trade” policies.
March 16, 2022
By Seton Motley
Can we guess who will get the lion’s share of all of this DC money? DC’s biggest cronies, of course.
March 11, 2022
By Richard Ebeling
The most important element of a truly successful restoration of both freedom and prosperity is a change in ideologies from collectivism and socialism to free market liberalism
March 9, 2022
By Seton Motley
Isn't DC great? First they make it impossible for people to make money. Then they make it impossible for people to borrow money.
March 8, 2022
By Daniel Sutter
Sanctions and halting energy imports could impose nontrivial costs on Russia. Unfortunately, invasions are rarely launched on strict cost-benefit grounds, limiting their impact.
February 22, 2022
By Richard Ebeling
For decades the social engineering economists have insisted that their cases for government intervention, regulation, and income redistribution were merely “pragmatic” proposals to overcome the inefficiencies and “failures” of the market economy.
February 16, 2022
By Daniel Sutter
As economist Milton Friedman famously said, “Inflation is everywhere and always a monetary phenomenon.” Alleged inflation remedies should be evaluated on their own merits.
February 11, 2022
By Daniel Sutter
The political philosophy of liberalism, founded on the moral equality of all people, gave birth to capitalism.
February 9, 2022
By Richard Ebeling
Liberty is, once again, under attack by a new collectivist counter-revolution determined to bring down the remaining ideas and institutions of the free society.
February 7, 2022
By Joseph Bast
Jim Johnston was an advocate for freedom, a fine economist, a philanthropist, and a leader. He was also a good friend.
January 6, 2022
By Richard Ebeling
We need to push the button to destroy government intervention in the economy and our lives, other than in its Constitutional duty of protecting life, liberty, and property.
January 5, 2022
By Richard Ebeling
Property rights and economic freedom are the key ingredient for promoting civil liberties and a free society.
January 4, 2022
By Daniel Sutter
College football and economics share much in common.
January 4, 2022
By Richard Ebeling
Socialism always fails - as the complete collapse of the Soviet Union 30 years ago perfectly illustrates.
December 28, 2021
By Joseph A. Morris
May the memory of Jim Tobin always be as a blessing to us all.
December 24, 2021
By Daniel Sutter
Everyone’s time is valuable, and the value of my time was my opportunity cost.  I could have done economist work, like consulting, during the two hours I spent on the roof. 
December 22, 2021
By Richard Ebeling
Returning to a real, competitive free market system will require radical reforms from both government and society.
November 16, 2021
By Seton Motley
China has overtaken the United States as the world's leading innovator of new technologies, to our detriment.
November 16, 2021
Modern Monetary Theory will destroy incentive to work and upend the labor market.
November 3, 2021
By Daniel Sutter
The Federal Reserve does little to nothing to benefit our nation's economy, and its power must be reduced.
October 23, 2021
By Daniel Sutter
COVID-19 relief and associated government subsidies continue to weaken our nation's economy.