Interventionism

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It's Never Too Late to Begin Protesting against the Proposed Central Bank Digital Currency

Monetary PolicyInterventionismMonetary Theory

Blog02/03/2023

The proposed central bank digital currencies are not a new and convenient high-tech form of money. Instead, they are yet another power grab by government authorities, continuing the shameful history of government corruption of money.

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Empty Malls and Shopping Centers: How Government Fuels Malinvestments

Booms and BustsCorporate WelfareCronyism and CorporatismInterventionism

Blog01/31/2023

The empty shopping mall: a story of how government actions created a huge malinvestment in western Pennsylvania.

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Fiat Money Inflation Not Only Raises Prices but Also Undermines Division of Labor

InflationGold StandardInterventionism

Blog01/20/2023

Government interference into money creation and production harms the economy in a number of ways, including skewing the organization of division of labor.

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The Case for Disbanding Public Health Agencies

Bureaucracy and RegulationProgressivismThe Police StateInterventionism

Blog12/29/2022

Public health agencies tend to be treated like authoritative sacred cows. In reality, they have politicized health policies to the point where they really are a health hazard.

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The REAL Solution to the Coming Economic Crisis

JapanBusiness CyclesInterventionism

Blog11/19/2022

As the economy moves into recession, we should understand how we got there and what is needed to bring about a quick and lasting recovery.

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Can a Free Market Economy Be Trusted to Recover on Its Own?

The FedBusiness CyclesInterventionism

Blog10/31/2022

As the economy moves into recession, government and Fed officials will increase intervention. If they want an economic recovery, the best course is to permit free markets to work.

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A Perfect Storm Is Brewing in Banking and Finance

Central BanksEconomic PolicyThe FedInflationBusiness CyclesInterventionism

Blog06/17/2022

Forget Jerome Powell's fanciful "soft landing" or the notion that the Fed can pull another rabbit from its hat. The banking system is headed for a crash and monetary authorities likely will make things worse.

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Even after Admitting She Underestimated Inflation, Janet Yellen Still Doesn't Understand What It Is

Central BanksThe FedInflationGold StandardInterventionism

Blog06/15/2022

Janet Yellen admits she underestimated inflation, but she still does not realize that inflation is not higher prices, but the increase in fiat money that forces up prices.

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Rothbard vs. the Religion of Progressivism

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsInterventionism

Blog06/09/2022

Not only must the war against progressivism be fought with a religious fervor, but it must also be, in Rothbard’s words, “openly and gloriously reactionary.”

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