The Fed / Llewellyn H. Rockwell Jr.

How Government Inaction Ended the Depression of 1921

The FedMoney and BanksTaxes and Spending

05/20/2015Mises Daily Articles
Everyone knows about the Great Depression which brought massive government intervention and lasted a decade. But few know of the Depression of 1920–21 which was ignored by government and lasted eighteen months.
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Speaking Truth to Monetary Power

The FedMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

05/23/2014Mises Daily Articles
Until Ron Paul raised the issue at the national level, the Federal Reserve had been treated with lazy indifference.
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Who Are the Champions of the Common Man?

The EntrepreneurThe FedWar and Foreign Policy

09/21/2013Mises Daily Articles
The advances that constitute civilization have resulted from human beings cooperating voluntarily.
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A Misesian Century

The FedFree Markets

02/05/2013Mises Daily Articles
To say that we need a politically created monopoly to create money is to in principle abandon the whole case for the free market and concede the value of central planning.
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War and the Fed

The FedU.S. EconomyU.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

Presented at the Mises Circle in Manhattan, hosted by the Ludwig von Mises Institute and sponsored by the Story Garschina Charitable Fund, and Anonymous Donor. Recorded on Friday, 14 September 2012, at the Metropolitan Club in New York City.
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The Budget Battle

The FedMonetary Theory

04/11/2011Mises Daily Articles
The only reason this nonsense is sustainable is due to the promise of the Federal Reserve to back all this spending with money creation.
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Say No to Libyan Intervention

The FedInterventionismMonetary Theory

03/18/2011Mises Daily Articles
Is it possible to both oppose Gaddafi and oppose a war on Gaddafi? Absolutely. This is a position that all Americans should adopt. In the same way, it is possible to oppose the Obama administration but also oppose having a foreign army oust him in order to liberate us.
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Reality Economics

The FedU.S. EconomyBusiness CyclesOther Schools of Thought

09/06/2010Mises Daily Articles
However, it is perhaps not too optimistic to assume that those governments and parties whose policies have led to this crisis will some day disappear from the stage and make way for men whose economic program leads, not to destruction and chaos, but to economic development and progress.
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The State's "Inception" Fails

The FedMedia and CultureInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

09/01/2010Mises Daily Articles
The only really good trends exist in two worlds right now. In the digital world, we see growth and expansion and progress. This sector is not as heavily hooked up to manipulations of the Keynesian elite, and its development has proceeded at a clip even in a depression.
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Hazlitt's Battle with Bretton Woods

The FedFinancial MarketsBusiness CyclesMonetary Theory

06/18/2010Mises Daily Articles
"There can be no such thing as a Keynesian state on the gold standard, any more then a cocaine addict or compulsive gambler can be on a strict budget."
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