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US Household Saving Rate Vanishes, Credit Card Debt Soars

Economic PolicyThe FedFinancial MarketsU.S. Economy

7 hours agoMises Media
The United States economy may have delivered no growth in the first half of 2022 after the decline in the first quarter, narrowly avoiding a technical recession.
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Independence for Chagossians? Time to End Colonialist Policies

Anti-PoliticsDecentralization and SecessionDemocracyWar and Foreign Policy

07/01/2022Mises Media
The Mauritius government still denies Chagossians independence, continuing colonial policies.
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Fossil Future with Alex Epstein

Bureaucracy and RegulationThe EnvironmentTaxes and Spending

07/01/2022Mises Media
When it comes to energy and the environment, Americans not only get the wrong facts, arguments, and narratives–they get the wrong philosophy. Alex Epstein joins Jeff and Bob to explain.
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From the Eccles Building to Vegas: The Fed Enables the Worst Ponzi Schemes

Central BanksThe FedTaxes and SpendingU.S. Economy

07/01/2022Mises Media
Peter Schiff once joked that Obama should have appointed Bernie Madoff secretary of the Treasury. The government's easy money policies ultimately lead to Ponzi schemes.
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A Perfect Storm Is Brewing in Banking and Finance

Economic PolicyThe FedFinancial MarketsU.S. Economy

06/30/2022Mises Media
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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The Great Crash of 2022

Central BanksEconomic PolicyFinancial MarketsGlobal EconomyU.S. Economy

06/30/2022Mises Media
Anyone who doubts whether we are in a recession can stop doubting. The Fed's reverse repos show that we're headed for a crash.
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Independence Day: America's Subversive Holiday

Decentralization and SecessionMedia and Culture

06/30/2022Mises Media
Ryan McMaken and Tho Bishop discuss how the state uses holidays as a culture war weapon.
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144 Million Americans Now Live in States with Legal Recreational Marijuana

Anti-PoliticsLawProperty Rights

06/29/2022Mises Media
Were these cannabis-legal states to combine to form their own country, it would be the tenth-largest country in the world.
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In Defense of Defaulting on the National Debt

Big GovernmentThe FedGlobal EconomyTaxes and SpendingU.S. EconomyWar and Foreign Policy

06/29/2022Mises Media
Conventional wisdom says a country should manage its debts, but what if debt has become uncontrollable?
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How Money Printing Destroyed Argentina and Can Destroy Others

Big GovernmentThe FedGlobal EconomyTaxes and SpendingU.S. EconomyWar and Foreign Policy

06/28/2022Mises Media
Inflation in Argentina is far worse than neighboring countries. It has only one cause: an extractive and confiscatory monetary policy—printing pesos without control and without demand.
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