Fiscal Theory

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Health Care and the Candy Store Called Socialism

HealthTaxes and SpendingFiscal TheoryOther Schools of Thought

In socialist countries of old, it was easy to find cookies and candies in state-owned stores while fresh meat and bread was rare, writes Jim Fedako. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Joe Kohlhaas.

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Easy Money Policy

Fiscal TheoryMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

Interviewed by host Alan Butler, Mark Thornton discusses Martin Wolf's support for continued easy money policy, and also the latest push by the central bankers and their friends in the media to try to convince us that rising prices are good for us...

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What Government is Doing to Our Money

Big GovernmentMoney and BanksTaxes and SpendingFiscal Theory

Interviewed by host Alan Butler, Jeff Deist discusses the Federal Reserve, the criminal political class, and how the collapse of the U.S. dollar is imminent.

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Why Keynesian Economists Don’t Understand Inflation

The FedFiscal TheoryMonetary Theory

04/07/2014Mises Daily Articles
Keynesians use a very narrow definition of inflation, but if we have a better and broader understanding of prices and money, we can see that asset-price inflation is all around us. The Fed is doing nothing to help the situation, and is only helping perpetuate a bubble.

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Currency War Means Currency Suicide

Global EconomyFiscal TheoryPolitical Theory

12/10/2013Mises Daily Articles
What the media calls a “currency war,” whereby nations engage in competitive currency devaluations in order to increase exports, is really “currency suicide.”...

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Monetary and Fiscal Policy

Fiscal TheoryMonetary Theory

Interviewed by host Alan Butler, Mark Thornton discusses monetary and fiscal policy.

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Drowning in a Liquidity Trap?

Money and BanksFiscal TheoryInterventionism

05/24/2013Mises Daily Articles
Bruce Bartlett recently lamented that we need more Keynesian medicine to fix the US economy.

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“Tax Expenditures”: Not Taxing Is Allegedly Spending

Free MarketsFiscal TheoryInterventionism

04/01/2013Mises Daily Articles
In effect, the government’s not taking is alleged to be giving. Its not taxing is alleged to be spending...

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