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How to Start Reforming the Federal Reserve Right Now

All too many of the reforms being proposed for the central bank are just more of the same central planning. Real reform of the Fed begins with setting interest rates free, the abolition of deposit insurance, and ending the Fed’s position as lender of last resort.


A Brief History of Progressivism

“Progressives” throughout history repeatedly show a fondness for social engineering and state control.


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Ryan McMaken: Live Stream: Weds. at Mises U, Afternoon Lectures
Wednesday, July 23 (Central Daylight Time) 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.—Hayek and Keynes: Head to Head | Garrison 2:45 - 3:45 p.m.—FDA and Consumer Welfare | Higgs 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.—Contrasting Views of the Great Depression | Murphy ... More »

Ryan McMaken: How to Start Reforming the Federal Reserve Right Now
Mises Daily Wednesday by Brendan Brown: All too many of the reforms being proposed for the central bank are just more of the same central planning. Real reform of the Fed begins with setting interest rates free, the abolition of deposit insurance, ... More »

Ryan McMaken: What's Next for Obamacare in the Courts?
Jacob Huebert, author of Libertarianism Today, summarizes the current situation: Two federal appeals courts issued conflicting decisions about the future of ObamaCare on Tuesday. In one, the Halbig v. Burwell decision, the U.S. Court of ... More »

John P. Cochran: Prohibition Not Appetite is the Problem
Don Boudreaux  at Café Hayek highlighted yesterday’s Wall Street Journal article by Mary Anastasia O'Grady where she asks “What Really Drove the Children North”? Her answer, “Our appetite for drugs caused the violence that made life unb ... More »

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Collectivist Economic Planning

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