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A Penchant for Controlling Others

Big GovernmentCorporate WelfareThe Police StateOther Schools of Thought

02/06/2021Mises Media
These regulations have a clear message: "You don't know what is good for you so you must be forced to do what the government thinks is good for you."
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The GameStop Saga Unravels Stakeholder Theory

CapitalismCoordinationU.S. EconomyPolitical Theory

02/06/2021Mises Media
Suddenly the champions of stakeholder theory, like the predictably despicable Washington Post, find themselves singing a new tune about vulture capitalists, deciding that hedge fund short sellers are now the good guys.
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Jeff Deist on the GameStop Saga

Corporate WelfareFinancial MarketsMedia and Culture

02/05/2021Mises Media
Is there really any difference between what the Wall Street elites are doing and what the Reddit traders did? Jeff Deist joins David Gornoski to find out.
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Rothbard's Case Against the Fed

Central BanksCronyism and CorporatismThe FedLegal SystemMoney Supply

02/05/2021Mises Media
End the Fed starts with understanding the Fed, and Rothbard's The Case Against the Fed is vital for any lay reader. Mark Thornton and Jeff Diest examine Rothbard's best book on money and banking.
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Biden Seeks to Finish off Struggling Business Owners

Bureaucracy and RegulationThe Entrepreneur

02/05/2021Mises Media
If business owners were hoping to catch a break in 2021 after having been completely victimized by government lockdown procedures and left-wing rioting, they may want to brace themselves for more pain as the Biden administration gets going.
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US States Are Seizing More Power in the Name of "Deregulating" Housing

Bureaucracy and Regulation

02/05/2021Mises Media
Claiming they are "deregulating" housing, some California politicians want to make it illegal for private homeowners associations to restrict the construction of accessory units. This means more regulation and more centralization of power.
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In Washington, Fake News Is Everywhere

Big GovernmentU.S. EconomyWar and Foreign Policy

02/04/2021Mises Media
We're supposed to believe that with Trump gone, political discourse will now be more honest and accurate. The reality is the Washington establishment is built on lies and myths and conspiracy theories. Here are just a few of them, from Russiagate to government spending.
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Pennsylvania's Lockdown Rules Were Arbitrary, Inconsistent, and Political

Bureaucracy and RegulationCronyism and CorporatismPolitical Theory

02/04/2021Mises Media
Surprise! An audit of Pennsylvania's covid lockdowns reveals the process lacked any legal consistency or transparency. Yet Pennsylvania's health bureaucrats have used these arbitrary rules to crush the state's entrepreneurs.
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Digital Currencies Are Changing the Money Landscape

Money and Banks

02/04/2021Mises Media
From the dollar to bitcoin to Facebook's Diem, private monies and quasi monies are making the monetary landscape a lot more complicated.
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The Dollar's Reserve Currency Status Won't Last Forever

Central BanksMoney and BanksGold Standard

02/03/2021Mises Media
Americans have benefited mightily by holding and trading with the world’s reserve currency, though most people haven’t given it a thought. No one remembers when the pound sterling held this distinction a hundred years ago.
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