Is Christmas Inefficient?

December 25, 2017 Zero Hedge 0

Authored by Jeffrey Tucker via The Mises Institute, After hundreds of years of attacks on Christmas, economists have finally gotten into the act. Yale University’s Joel Waldfogel, writing in the American Economic Review, condemns what he […]

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The Tea Party, Ten Years Later

December 19, 2017 Zero Hedge 0

Authored by Dale Steinreich via The Mises Institute, December 16, 2017 is the tenth anniversary of the modern Tea Party. That fact will surprise many laypersons who uncritically accept the mainstream narrative that the Tea […]

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Why We Should Worry About China

December 15, 2017 Zero Hedge 0

Authored by Daniel Lacalle via The Mises Institute, Many of our readers might remember the late 80s. There were hundreds of movies, songs and books about the inevitable Japanese economic invasion. The ones of you […]

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FCC Votes To Repeal Obama-Era Net Neutrality Protections

December 14, 2017 Zero Hedge 0

Update: House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) issued the following statement following Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai’s actions to undo net neutrality regulations: “Despite its unassuming name, the Obama administration’s net neutrality regulation threatens […]

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Asset Prices Are ‘Prices’ Too…

December 13, 2017 Zero Hedge 0

Authored by Thorstein Polleit via The Mises Institute, We live in inflationary times. Some people might consider this statement controversial. This is because these days inflation is widely understood as a rise in the consumer […]

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The Non-Crime Of “Lying To The FBI”

December 12, 2017 Zero Hedge 0

Authored by Ilana Mercer via The Mises Institute, In a fit of pique in 2016, then-President Barack Obama expelled Russian diplomats from the United States. K. T. McFarland, Michael Flynn‘s deputy in the Trump transition team, […]