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4,000 Years of Failed Price Controls

Reprinted from the Foundation for Economic Education In 1892 the French archaeologist Henri Pognon made a historic discovery a few dozen miles northeast of Baghdad: a massive tell that held the ruins of the ancient city-state Eshnunna. Though it was not excavated until decades later by another archaeological team led by Dutch Egyptologist Henri Frankfort, the tell…

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Why Orwell Matters

Why Orwell Matters Authored by Bruno Waterfield via Spiked-Online.com, Most people think that George Orwell was writing about, and against, totalitarianism – especially when they encounter him through the prism of his great dystopian novel, Nineteen Eighty-Four. This view of Orwell is not wrong, but it can miss something. For Orwell was concerned above all about…

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Manhattan Apartment Rents Finally “Plateau” After Red-Hot Summer

Manhattan Apartment Rents Finally “Plateau” After Red-Hot Summer Manhattan’s hottest residential rental market in decades has finally “plateaued,” according to Bloomberg, citing a new report from appraiser Miller Samuel Inc. and brokerage Douglas Elliman Real Estate.  After six months of “record number of records” as median rent in the borough soared to $4,150 in July, the…

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Is Donald Trump Legally Doomed?

How much legal trouble is former President Donald Trump in? That is often a difficult question to answer. Even for a dedicated news consumer, it can be hard to keep straight exactly who is suing Trump (or one of his accomplices) and on what charges. There are just so many suits and/or investigations involving Trump.…

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Donald Trump Jr.: Could He Run For President?

There is something universally grating about a rich kid, having done nothing other than be born to affluent parents, basking in the benefits of his or her station. And when that rich kid, who has enjoyed every possible advantage and every expense subsidized adopts fiscally conservative policies, expecting people to just “bootstrap” it into the…