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    Action Aversion

    If I just straight out told you that there is a model within the conventional economic theory...

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    Why gold and oil sold off yesterday

    Please, click here to read this article in pdf format: february-25-2011 It’s the end of the month and the animal spirits nervously want to take profits on a good February. Before we start today’s letter, we want to clarify our view with respect to the impact of the developments in the Middle...

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    The Practical Science of Austrian Economics

    The Austrian Economics Newsletter – An Interview with Thomas J. DiLorenzo Winter 1999 Volume 19, Number 4...

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    Competing Currencies: The Gold Standard of Monetary Systems

    Discussions regarding monetary policy and currencies in particular will often include some talk of abandoning fiat currencies...

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    Corporatism, Then and Now

    I’ve just finished reading “The Myth of the New Deal” by Ronald Radosh. This essay appears in...

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    Three macro themes

    Please, click here to read this article in pdf format: february-22-2011 During the last two weeks, we...

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    Increasing Public Sector Not a Good Way to Reduce Inequality

    Anyone with even the slightest familiarity of contemporary political life recognizes that the distinguishing feature of left-of-centre parties is their overriding commitment to the reduction of inequality. It is because they want to realize this goal that they generally support policies that increase the size of the public sector. This way, the...

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    Some Thoughts on the Rich

    I read Pierre-Guy’s Mises Daily article, “The Curse of Being Rich“, and would like to point out...

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    The Price of Arrogance

    The ongoing economic crisis has stirred up quite bit of debate among economists. In addition, it seems...

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    A Webb of Lies

    In The Foundations of Leninism, Stalin declared “For the overthrow of the bourgeoisie, we must have the...

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    Much Nationalist Ado About Nothing

    Another proposed merger is once again sparking nationalist anxieties about the supposed hollowing out of Canadian business. Several months ago, it was the prospect of Potash being taken over by BHP Billiton. Now it’s a potential merger between the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and the TMX Group. The latter operates the Toronto...

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    The Curse of Being Rich

    The times never change for people who want more government intervention in the economy. The Canadian Centre...

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    The Death of Reaganomics (Keynesian Redux)

    One of the ironic but unfortunately enduring legacies of eight years of Reaganism has been the resurrection...

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    The way out

    Please, click here to read this article in pdf format: february-16-2011 Perhaps the most relevant factor shaping the action this week is the absence of a significant, market moving event. Investors seem to just be marking time. Every major decision is being postponed by policy makers and the drift higher in stocks...

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    Canadian Energy Company Sues Americans for Eminent Domain

    The Canadian TransCanada Corp. is presently seeking to construct and begin operation of the Keystone XL pipeline....

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    GDP and the Proper Way to “Measure” an Economy

    You know, there’s a joke which goes something like: “teach a parrot to say supply and demand...