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The Core of Liberty Is Economic Liberty

by  Deirdre N. McCloskey September 10, 2017 Since the rise during the late 1800s of socialism, New Liberalism, and Progressivism it has been conventional to scorn economic liberty as vulgar and optional—something only fat cats care about. But the original liberalism...

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Bitcoin Drops by $1,000 and No One Cares

by  Jeffrey A. Tucker September 8, 2017 Five years ago, the following would have been inconceivable. In a 48-hour period, the dollar/bitcoin exchange ratio dropped fully $1,000. A day later, half the gains came back. In the Bitcoin community, this was hardly discussed...

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The Promise and Peril of Smart Devices

by Jon Sather September 6, 2017 In the world of espionage, developing and exploiting access to vital sources of information are the primary objectives. And these days, finding a way into information systems seems easier than ever amid the growing number of "smart"...

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Is a Dollar Surge on the Way?

by Ambrose Evans-Pritchard September 6, 2017 The US Treasury and the Federal Reserve are both poised to start draining liquidity from the financial system, threatening a bout of dollar scarcity and a potential shake-up of currency markets over coming months. The...

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Unions Are the Worst Labor Day Deal

by Gary M. Galles September 4, 2017 Every Labor Day, unions repeat assertions of advancing the interests of all workers. But those claims are false. Unions harm most American workers.   Project Labor Agreements Unions use government-delegated powers to restrict...

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