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Ending the Lockdowns Isn't about Saving Money. It's about Saving Lives.

Economic FreedomInterventionism

04/27/2020Audio/Video
"Saving lives versus saving money" comparisons confuse ends with means. The end of saving the economy is not to have more money. The end is to have resources necessary to preserve the lives and health of countless human beings.
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Why Americans Don't Have Any Savings

InflationOther Schools of Thought

04/27/2020Audio/Video
Central bankers think too much saving is a problem that must be solved with more money creation. But the real problem is the Keynesian-style fractional reserve banking system.
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Why the Current Unemployment Is Worse Than the Great Depression

CapitalismLabor and WagesInterventionism

04/27/2020Audio/Video
Government restrictions on production are driving prices up as unemployment drives them down. It's impossible to say now whether price inflation or price deflation will be the predominant factor in the crisis's next phase.
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The Crisis Has Exposed the Damage Done by Government Regulations

Bureaucracy and RegulationHealth

04/27/2020Audio/Video
The shortages and lack of flexibility caused by government red tape during the COVID-19 crisis has forced many governments to rethink their many arbitrary and unnecessary regulations.
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This Bust Wasn't Caused by a Virus

Booms and BustsFinancial MarketsLabor and Wages

04/27/2020Audio/Video
The COVID-19 panic may have sped up the beginning of this economic crisis, but the virus wasn’t the cause. The real cause of the crisis was the boom that came before it.
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COVID in India: Relative Peace Amidst Ongoing Challenges

Health

04/26/2020Audio/Video
Dr. Anupam Singh discusses the surprising aspects of the pandemic in the Indian subcontinent.
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The COVID-19 Crisis Is Driving the EU to the Brink

Big GovernmentGlobal EconomyMoney and Banking

04/25/2020Audio/Video
As the debt bombs in Italy and Spain and France get worse, it increasingly looks like the eurozone will have to bail out a huge portion of the European economy. Either that, or break up the EU, provoking a new crisis.
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Human Action Part Six with Dr. Peter Klein

Big GovernmentSocialismAustrian Economics OverviewInterventionism

04/24/2020Audio/Video
Dr. Peter Klein breaks down Part Six of Human Action , offering insights into Mises and "the Hampered Market Economy." This is a conversation you don't want to miss!
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Avik Roy: A Practical Plan to Bring People Back to Work

HealthU.S. Economy

04/24/2020Audio/Video
Should we wait for COVID testing benchmarks to be met before we can reopen the economy? Avik Roy, head of the Foundation for Research on Equal Opportunity, discusses FREOPP’s plan to bring people back to work.
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Money Supply Growth Surges to 92-Month High

Money Supply

04/24/2020Audio/Video
During March 2020, year-over-year (YOY) growth in the money supply was at 11.37 percent. We're now seeing a trend similar to what we saw during late 2008 and early 2009.
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