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Benjamin M. Wiegold

Benjamin M. Wiegold is a staunch libertarian and has been educating himself through The Mises Institute since 2011. He is also a self-taught musician and founding member of the Chicago band Pariah Folk. Check them out on facebook. 

Benjamin M. Wiegold is a staunch libertarian and has been educating himself through The Mises Institute since 2011. He is also a self-taught musician and founding member of the Chicago band Pariah Folk. Check them out on facebook. 

The New Music Marketplace

Mises DailyJanuary 9, 2015
Some music aficionados are complaining that the market's efforts to better deliver what people want are encouraging "bad music." In truth, music markets are providing more opportunities for the making of new music than ever before...

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Socialism and Other Crimes in Venezuela

Mises DailyNovember 5, 2014
Venezuela is one of the most economically unfree countries in the world, and it has one of the highest crime rates in the world. Unfortunately, President Maduro thinks he can fix the problem by making the country even less free than it is now.

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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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Why the Fed Is Nothing to Celebrate

Mises DailyJune 23, 2014
For 100 years, the Fed has served to protect the interests of powerful banks through inflationary monetary policy. The Dallas Fed opened an historical exhibit, the Kansas City Fed released a documentary, and the New York Fed even started a Facebook page, all to commemorate the date.

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Why the Fed Is Nothing to Celebrate

Audio/VideoJune 27, 2014
For 100 years, the Fed has served to protect the interests of powerful banks through inflationary monetary policy, writes Benjamin Wiegold. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Keith Hocker.

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