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The Fed Won’t Let the Economy Heal

Mises DailyJune 6, 2014
To prevent future economic pain, what is required is the closure of all the Fed’s means of creating money out of “thin air.”...

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There is No Tradeoff Between Inflation and Unemployment

Mises DailyJune 5, 2014
Even mainstream empirical data shows that the Phillips Curve is wrong and that inflation does not cure unemployment.

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Central Planning Fails

Mises DailyJune 4, 2014
This article is also available as an Audio Mises Daily Interviewed by host Alan Butler, Joe Salerno explains several ways in which government intervention in our economy is leading to destruction.

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Why Central Bank Stimulus Cannot Bring Economic Recovery

Mises DailyJune 4, 2014
Merely increasing demand does not increase production or produce wealth.

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Everything Popular Is Wrong: Malinvestment and Consumers

Mises DailyJune 3, 2014
Any government intervention in the economy, such as, loan programs, regulations, and subsidies, creates malinvestments.

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Profits Do Not Make Health Care Unaffordable

Mises DailyJune 2, 2014
Government intervention in health care has driven up health care prices. Mainstream journalists choose to focus on profits and “greed” as the problem...

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How Inflation Helps Keep the Rich Up and the Poor Down

Mises DailyMay 31, 2014
Inflation puts a brake on social mobility: the rich stay rich (longer) and the poor stay poor (longer) than they would in a free society.

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The Levellers and Early Libertarian Thought

Mises DailyMay 31, 2014
The first-ever libertarians were the Levellers, an English political movement active in the seventeenth century.

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The High Cost of Minimum Wages

Mises DailyMay 30, 2014
Swiss voters recently rejected a proposal to introduce the world’s highest minimum wage...

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The New Skyscraper Curse

Mises DailyMay 29, 2014
The skyscraper curse continues to haunt us. Thanks to cheap money and malinvestment, new record-setting skyscrapers are being planned and built as the global fiat-money-induced boom continues toward its inevitable correction.

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