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Monetary Pumping and Idle Resources

By Survival Dad / May 8, 2021

As an outcome of the recent stimulus policies employed by the United States government and the Fed, the majority of commentators are of the view that the threat of a deepening depression in the US economy on account of the covid-19 pandemic has now receded. Some other analysts are not so specific that the danger […]

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What Occurs When Governments Force Corporate Boards to Select More Ladies

By Survival Dad / May 8, 2021

< img src ="https://cdn.mises.org/styles/social_media_1200_x_1200/s3/woman-boardroom-fb.jpg?itok=s8XSRv8e"alt=""> A controversial brand-new law in California requires openly traded business headquartered in the state to include a minimum of one lady on their board of directors. Advocates of those kinds of laws even contend that gender quotas might improve firm profitability. However, the literature suggests that gender quotas are unlikely to […]

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The Sterility of Intellectual Standardization

By Survival Dad / May 7, 2021

Commercialism is progressively under attack these days by people who claim that it promotes a collapse of ethical values, subordinating all else to the pursuit of private wealth and enjoyment. Frequently these critics demand either the rigorous supervision of the free enterprise by elite federal government administrators or its straight-out replacement by socialism. In this […]

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Decentralization, Absolutism, and the Papal States

By Survival Dad / May 7, 2021

The Pope Who Would Be King: The Exile of Pius IX and theEmergence of Modern Europe by David Kertzer Random House, 2018 xxx + 474 pages Historian David Kertzer made a name for himself with his 1997 book The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara. The book covers the until then hardly ever pointed out case of […]

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Three Reasons the Biden Tax Increase Makes No Sense

By Survival Dad / May 7, 2021

Anyone who thinks the “rich” and big corporations will spend for $28 trillion in debt or the $2 trillion in new deficit has a genuine problem with math. Biden’s statement of a huge tax boost on companies and wealthier sectors of the population just makes no sense. The tax hikes will have a considerable impact […]

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The Fed Embraces Its Inner Zimbabwean

By Survival Dad / May 7, 2021

May is on its way, and the old financial investment saw, “Sell in May and disappear,” will be checked when again. Jared Blikre, composing for Yahoo Financing, supplies the history behind what might or may not be good guidance. “The full axiom was originally, ‘Sell in Might and go away, and begin back on St. […]

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The State of Modern Economics

By Survival Dad / May 7, 2021

Peter G Klein is Carl Menger Research Fellow of the Mises Institute and W.W. Caruth Chair and Professor of Entrepreneurship at Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business. He is also senior research fellow at Baylor’s Baugh Center for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise and adjunct professor of strategy and management at the Norwegian School of Economics. […]

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Due Process on School Keeps Justice on the Streets

By Survival Dad / May 7, 2021

Politics relocations from campus to Main Street. The next political attack is most likely to be on due procedure– the structure of Western justice itself. Much depends on which side of the existing argument on campus sexual misbehavior hearings wins. Does an individual accused of sexual misbehavior deserve due procedure in the examination and hearing […]

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Social Media’s Algorithms Aren’t Truly Controlling You

By Survival Dad / May 7, 2021

Senator Josh Hawley’s just-published The Tyranny of Big Tech (Regnery, 2021) raises essential issues. Hawley asks, for instance, Do Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube censor views that their managers do not like? It seems clear that the answer is yes. Lots of people who have tried to post Facebook remarks that criticize the “main” line on […]

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