Understanding Anti-Capitalist Fallacies

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The accusations against capitalism that we read not only from progressives but also conservatives are based upon fallacious thinking. It’s time to deal with these fallacies head on.

A Rising Stock Market Does Not Drive Economic Growth

Blog7 hours ago

The common belief is that increases in the stock market drive overall economic growth. Expansionary monetary policies, however, are responsible for driving up stock prices even as they simultaneously damage the economy.

Israel: A Rich Nation Receiving the Bulk of US Foreign Aid


Israel is a wealthy nation, yet it also is the largest recipient of US foreign aid. Are those aid dollars value-adding or value-destroying?

What Would Happen If the US Stopped Supporting Ukraine?


The standard line from US political elites is that failure to aid Ukraine would mean Russia's destruction of what is left of the country. However, the likely result would be a negotiated peace.

The Money Supply Continues its Biggest Collapse Since the Great Depression


The money supply in October fell for the twelfth month in a row, and with the money supply now falling near or below negative 10 percent for the eighth month in a row. But the money supply is still up 32 percent since 2020.

30-Year Mortgages Are Still a Sweet Deal—For People who Already Have Them


Government intervened into home mortgages to subsidize home buyers and make home ownership more "affordable." As with most interventions, the results have backfired as home prices and mortgage rates skyrocket.

Socialism vs. Economic Freedom

12/05/2023Mises Daily Articles

The meaning of economic freedom is this: that the individual is in a position to choose the way in which he wants to integrate himself into the totality of society.



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