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Why Is the "Invisible Hand" in the Middle of Smith’s Works?

Coincidence or subtle statement?

MARCH 09, 2011 by MARK SKOUSEN

To think that Adam Smith, the renowned absent-minded professor, hid a little "invisible" secret in his tomes is indeed the ultimate irony.

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Consumer Spending Doesn’t Drive the Economy

Investment does.

MAY 17, 2010 by MARK SKOUSEN

The truth is that consumer spending does not account for 70 percent of economic activity and is not the mainstay of the U. S. economy.

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Around the world, people are struggling to throw off authoritarianism, with deeply mixed results. From Egypt to Venezuela, determined people build networks to overthrow their regimes, but as yet we have not learned to live without Leviathan. In this issue, Michael Malice and Gary Dudney discuss their glimpses inside totalitarian regimes, while Sarah Skwire and Michael Nolan look at how totalitarian regimes grind down the individual--and how individuals fight back. Plus, Jeffrey Tucker identifies a strain in libertarianism that, left unchecked, could reduce even our vibrant movement to something that is analogous to the grim aesthetic of architectural brutalism. The struggle for our lives and freedom is a struggle for beauty; it begins inside each of us.
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