Central banks and monetary policy are keeping old Soviet dreams of central planning alive.
In the latest issue of The Austrian, Ron Paul identifies reasons for optimism in the cause for liberty, and outlines where the movement should go from here.
Apparently Quicken Loans is thinking like John Maynard Keynes and Paul Krugman. They can create their own bubble and multiplier effect. It's magic!
Thanks to relentless government and central-bank intervention, debt is growing at the same time that workers are becoming less entrepreneurial and less productive. That's not a good combination.
Former baseball player José Canseco is no fan.
Mises knew the war on cash is part of the larger scheme through which governments cover their tracks in terms of monetary policy and prop up the banking system.
Politics operates according to principles that would horrify us if we observed them in our private lives, and would get us arrested if we lived by them. The state can steal and call it taxation, kill and call it war.
Watch Bob Murphy's talk from last weekend's Mises Circle in Houston.
Libertarians should celebrate the death of the myth of democratic consensus.