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In the Event of an Official US Bankruptcy

Money and BanksTaxes and SpendingU.S. History

05/29/2023Mises Media
Economically speaking, the US government is bankrupt even if the government won’t admit what is obvious. But how would an actual bankruptcy proceeding go?
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Is There an Optimum Growth Rate of Money?

InflationMonetary PolicyInterventionismMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

05/26/2023Mises Media
Monetarists believe there is an optimum growth rate of money. However, a fiat money system itself is unstable, so there is no optimum growth rate.
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Is Social Justice Just? A Review

Media and CultureU.S. History

05/21/2023Mises Media
Modern Western culture is dominated by demands for "social justice." But how does one even define this term, and does social justice even produce justice in the end?
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U.S. History

05/04/2023Mises Media
From Never a Dull Moment: A Libertarian Look at the Sixties . Narrated by Jim Vann.
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It Hurts to Pay for Strained China-USA Relations

Big GovernmentU.S. EconomyWar and Foreign Policy

04/30/2023Mises Media
American politicians are beating war drums. They forget that bad relations are costly in many ways.
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Investing in Gold

Booms and BustsEconomic FreedomFinancial MarketsU.S. Economy

04/29/2023Mises Media
Mark discusses something bigger than the Disney layoffs: the Wall Street Journal 's frontpage article on investing in gold.
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It’s Not Paranoid to Worry about a Central Bank Digital Currency

Money and BanksThe Police StateMoney and Banking

04/27/2023Mises Media
Contrary to Krugman, DeSantis and others warning about a CBDC aren’t being paranoid: they are simply drawing the obvious conclusions from history.
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Invading Mexico in the Name of the Drug War Is a Really Bad Idea

The Police StateWar and Foreign Policy

04/25/2023Mises Media
Sen. Lindsey Graham recently called for US military intervention in Mexico to fight the drug cartels. Someone needs to remind him that Mexico is a sovereign country.
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If at First You Don't Secede . . .

PoliticsSecessionU.S. History

04/21/2023Mises Media
David Gordon explores how Abraham Lincoln's stated view on secession was fundamentally Hobbesian, cynical, and violent.
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Is It Real Money or Just Artifice?

Monetary PolicyMoney and BanksMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

04/05/2023Mises Media
Money proper is not artifice. It is a physical "thing" of value, acquired through labor and emerging out of the needs of individuals, who through voluntary exchanges determine its value.
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