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Benjamin M. Wiegold

Ben Wiegold is a staunch anarcho-capitalist and has been educating himself through the Mises Institute since 2011. He is also a self-taught musician who has played with a number of small bands in the Chicagoland area.

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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The High Cost of Minimum Wages

Audio/VideoJune 5, 2014
Swiss voters recently rejected a proposal to introduce the world’s highest minimum wage, writes Benjamin M. Wiegold. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Clay Barnett...

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