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They Won't Leave Us Alone: The Invasion of Politics

HayekU.S. Economy

02/03/2023Mises Media
Forget minding your own business. Ours is the age of invasive politics, demanding we take sides no matter how much we would like to be left alone.
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Governments Will Make You Poorer Again

Big GovernmentGlobal EconomyInflationMonetary Policy

02/03/2023Mises Media
Inflation at an annual rate of 5 percent is not a positive, and it is certainly not falling prices. Inflation is accumulative, and this means we are becoming poorer faster.
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Governments Cannot Effectively Regulate Vaccines

Big GovernmentBureaucracy and RegulationHealthLawStrategy

02/02/2023Mises Media
Because government officials do not worry about the consequences of making mistakes, the government should not be permitted to regulate anything as important as vaccines.
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Corporate Welfare for Farmers Is Swell until It's Not: The Case of Arizona Reservoirs

The FedU.S. HistoryInterventionism

02/02/2023Mises Media
What at first seem like gifts from the state (handouts for some at the expense of others) lead to unfortunate events that cannot be stopped once begun.
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The Modern State Cannot Exist without Fiat Money

The FedKeynesU.S. EconomyU.S. HistoryGold StandardMonetary Theory

02/01/2023Mises Media
Fiat money is the fuel of the modern Leviathan state. If we wish to have freedom, we must have sound money.
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Fiat Money Inflation Not Only Raises Prices but Also Undermines Division of Labor

The FedInflationU.S. Economy

02/01/2023Mises Media
Government interference into money creation and production harms the economy in a number of ways, including skewing the organization of division of labor.
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Why the Fed Is Bankrupt and Why That Means More Inflation

The FedMoney and BanksU.S. History

01/31/2023Mises Media
The Fed is insolvent, and that means that it will bail itself out by printing money. For ordinary people, that means inflation and a rising cost of living.
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How Can We Restore Freedom and Sound Money in the US and the UK? Some Ideas

Bureaucracy and RegulationFree MarketsMonetary PolicyMoney and BanksGold Standard

01/31/2023Mises Media
It is no secret that freedom, both socially and economically, are disappearing in the USA and Great Britain. The consequences will be most severe if we do not reverse these patterns.
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The Rise and Fall of Good Money: A Tale of the Market and the State

Money and BanksGold Standard

01/30/2023Mises Media
Once upon a time, the USA had sound, reliable money. Then, a small group of "really intelligent" people decided to "improve" it. We know the rest of the story.
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Hans-Hermann Hoppe on For a New Liberty at 50

Book ReviewsLibertarianismPhilosophy

01/30/2023Mises Media
No one will read For a New Liberty and not see the world with very different eyes afterward.
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