Economics

Central Banks Have Robbed Us Of the Benefits of Free Trade

The term “globalization” — in the sphere of economics — describes an increase in trade, and greater movement of capital and labor across national and regional boundaries. Free trade has long been among the driving...

Political and Governmental Corruption Is a Feature, Not a Bug

People do not oppose corruption in politics and government. They oppose only the corruption that does not steer loot and social domination to them. After all, the entire process of so-called democratic government is...

Bonds Are Taxes

On Nov. 8, voters where I live in Fairfax, Va., will be asked to approve general obligation bonds to finance subway maintenance, park renovations, and other run-of-the-mill local spending. There will be hundreds of...

The Income Tax: Root of all Evil

The Income Tax:Root of all Evil by Frank Chodorov To the Memory of Albert Jay Nock Argument Tradition has a way of hanging on even after it is, for all practical purposes, dead. We in this country still...

The Return of Protectionism

There are different ways to gauge the rise of protectionism. An obvious one is to count, as Global Trade Alert does, the number of measures adopted by various countries affecting competition from outside. Some...

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