Richard W. Fulmer

richard_w_fulmer@hotmail.com

Richard Fulmer is a freelance writer from Humble, Texas, and the winner of the third annual Beth A. Hoffman Memorial Prize for Economic Writing for his article "Cavemen and Middlemen," from the April 2012 Freeman

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Foxes, Hares, and the Monetary System

DECEMBER 10, 2013 by RICHARD W. FULMER

An economy is like an ecosystem. Central bankers have usually approached it like a kind of machine, tweaking here and rebalancing there--and frequently reversing cause and effect.

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Political Views in Three Dimensions

An update to the Nolan Chart

DECEMBER 09, 2013 by RICHARD W. FULMER

The Nolan Chart improved on the old left-to-right spectrum of political thought. Adding a third dimension could bring foreign policy considerations into the fold, providing a much more nuanced view.

Anything Peaceful

The Nation’s Full Faith and Credit Card

OCTOBER 29, 2013 by RICHARD W. FULMER

Our current system only encourages more feverish spending, to make sure you get your share. Time to cut up the credit card before our creditors do it for us.

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Information Ages

Knowledge, Survival, and Progress

AUGUST 15, 2013 by RICHARD W. FULMER

Humans have always relied on information to survive, even to thrive. Government intervention, though, distorts prices and makes it that much harder to do what we do best.

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Wrapping an Enigma in a Mystery: Why Inflation Is So Misunderstood

OCTOBER 31, 2012 by RICHARD W. FULMER

Inflation wouldn't be so hard to understand if it wasn't wrapped up in so much untruth, wishful thinking, and misdirection, Richard Fulmer says.

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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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