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Who Central Bankers Really Are

The FedPolitical Theory

05/20/2022Mises Media
Would you give up voting in exchange for no more taxes?
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Why Social Issues Dominate

Decentralization and SecessionMedia and CulturePolitical Theory

05/13/2022Mises Media
Social issues, from abortion to critical race theory to teaching gender identity in elementary schools, dominate our politics and media.
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War, Sanctions, and Sanity: A Purely Hypothetical Inquiry

War and Foreign Policy

05/11/2022Mises Media
Sanctions are promoted as a response to international aggression. Yet, sanctions themselves are a form of aggression that, like war, usually have unhappy endings.
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Why Social Issues Dominate

Decentralization and SecessionMedia and CulturePolitical Theory

05/06/2022Mises Media
Why do social issues dominate our attention, to the detriment of economics and fiscal reality?
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Where the Truth Is Hidden: Debating the Current State of the US Armed Forces

Big GovernmentWar and Foreign Policy

05/06/2022Mises Media
With members of Congress claiming that the Russian invasion of Ukraine somehow threatens the US homeland, it is time to tell the truth about the military threats to this nation.
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Why the Yen Fell While the Dollar Rallied

Money and Banks

05/05/2022Mises Media
Will Japan ever change course on its negative interest rates? Only if voters begin to realize that the lack of inflation to date in Japan is simply good luck.
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We Still Haven't Reached the Inflation Finale

Inflation

04/19/2022Mises Media
Is it too much to hope that the current inflation will "burn out" via similar mechanisms that have reined in inflation in the past?
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Why It's Looking More like the 1970s than the 1950s.

U.S. EconomyWorld History

04/12/2022Mises Media
It is theoretically possible that through huge gains in productivity, the US could escape inflation and stave off a recession. But don’t count on it.
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What Causes Exceptionally Low Inflation in Japan and Switzerland?

World History

04/11/2022Mises Media
Do the low inflation rates mean that the purchasing power of Japanese and Swiss citizens has increased relative to other countries over time? The answer seems to be no.
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Why Saudi Arabia Won't Abandon Dollars for Yuan

Money and Banks

04/03/2022Mises Media
Saudi Arabia could flee to gold or cryptocurrencies to escape the money-printing machine, but it won't replace the US dollar with an inferior fiat currency.
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