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Bidenomics: A Boom That Awaits an Inevitable Bust

Booms and BustsPoliticsU.S. EconomyBusiness Cycles

09/16/2023Mises Media
While unemployment currently is low and the rate of inflation has fallen somewhat, Bidenomics is setting off a boom that is unsustainable. We know what happens next.
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Beyond Crisis: The Ratchet Effect and the Erosion of Liberty

Big GovernmentThe Police StateU.S. History

09/14/2023Mises Media
After governments create crises, they use those crises to seize new powers. After the crisis subsides, governments give up some, but not all, of their new authority, which we call the ratchet effect.
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Breaking Free: How Open Protocols Foster Entrepreneurship, Spontaneous Order, and Individual Sovereignty

CoordinationEconomic FreedomHayek

09/02/2023Mises Media
The open protocols on the internet would seem to create chaos, but it turns out that they produce the opposite results, encouraging a digital spontaneous order.
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Beating Woke Capital on the Market

Central BanksCronyism and CorporatismMedia and Culture

08/31/2023Mises Media
Matthew Mohlman and Tho discuss the need to build better alternatives to woke financial institutions, and the limit of political solutions to address the problem.
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Bidenomics Is Yet Another Version of Failed Industrial Policy

Economic PolicyProgressivismSocialismU.S. Economy

08/10/2023Mises Media
President Biden announced recently to much fanfare that his administration will transform the US economy through central planning. This does not end well.
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Belgian Colonialism of the Congo: Facts and Fiction

EuropeWar and Foreign PolicyWorld History

08/03/2023Mises Media
Like many colonial ventures, Belgium's involvement in the Congo had some successes—and many failures.
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Bureaucrats in the Deep State

Big GovernmentBureaucracy and RegulationStrategy

07/27/2023Mises Media
Bureaucrats operate with de facto electoral unaccountability.
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Money and Banking

07/24/2023Mises Media
Loan banking versus deposit banking, how deposit banking affects the money supply, and more.
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Banks Create Money out of Thin Air. What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

Booms and BustsThe FedInflationMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

07/13/2023Mises Media
How can a bank “create money out of thin air”? We must enter the magical kingdom of “fractional-reserve banking,” where deposits are turned into loans, loans are turned into money, and so on, to find out.
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Biden Wants Sanctions for Uganda Because Its Government Passed Anti-LGBT Laws

War and Foreign Policy

06/18/2023Mises Media
Just in case you wrongly thought sanctions had anything to do with national security: Biden wants to sanction the people of a small African country over anti-LGBT laws.
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