When all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail. Abe Maslow, the same fellow who developed the “hierarchy of needs” paradigm in human psychology, popularized that phrase to warn scientific researchers about the perils of using tools inappropriate to the task at hand. It is an especially relevant observation when it comes to…

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Authored by Caitlin Johnstone via Medium.com, Source Crazy, stupid conspiracy theorists believe a mature worldview requires skepticism toward power. Smart upstanding citizens believe the government is your friend, and the media are its helpers. Crazy, stupid conspiracy theorists believe that powerful people sometimes make immoral plans in secret. Smart upstanding citizens believe the TV always tells the…

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Vioa SchiffGold.com, Everybody knows that the 2008 financial crisis was caused by “deregulation” and “greed,” right? Except that it wasn’t. A film titled The Bubble offers a non-partisan, critical examination of the policies and events that led to the biggest crash since World War II. Produced by Jimmy Morrison and co-written by Tom Woods, the film features a…

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“Inflation” occurs when the creation of currency outruns the creation of real wealth it can bid for… It isn’t caused by price increases; rather, it causes price increases. Inflation is not caused by the butcher, the baker, or the automaker, although they usually get blamed. On the contrary, by producing real wealth, they fight the effects…

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