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How Bad Were Recessions before the Fed? Not as Bad as They Are Now

Booms and BustsEconomic PolicyThe FedInflationMoney and Banks

2 hours agoMises Media
The Federal Reserve was supposed to prevent recessions that people blamed on the lack of central banking. Not surprisingly, the post-Fed recessions have been worse.
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Contra Ben Bernanke, the Gold Standard Promotes Economic Stability

Booms and BustsEconomic PolicyThe FedInflationMoney and Banks

07/06/2022Mises Media
Ben Bernanke once claimed that a monetary gold standard caused economic instability. He failed to mention that his fiat money standard causes the boom-and-bust cycles.
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How Governments Expropriate Wealth with Inflation and Taxes

Big GovernmentEconomic FreedomEconomic PolicyMoney and Banks

07/06/2022Mises Media
Did you feel happy when the government gave you a check paid with printed money? Watch now as your daily groceries, gas and power become unaffordable.
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The Real Aggressor

War and Foreign PolicyOther Schools of ThoughtPolitical Theory

07/06/2022Mises Daily Articles
What we really have to combat is all statism, and not just the Communist brand.
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Don't Blame Social Media. Blame the Politicization of Nearly Everything

DemocracyEconomic FreedomMedia and CultureStrategy

07/05/2022Mises Media
Although social media is blamed for many social ills, the sickness doesn't come from Twitter or Facebook but from how the ruling classes have politicized life itself.
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Government Intervention Is Fueling Food Shortages

Anti-PoliticsDemocracyEconomic FreedomWorld History

07/05/2022Mises Media
Neither the Ukraine war nor tough weather changes would threaten a global food shortage in a normal market environment. Unfortunately, world markets are riddled with regulations, killing production.
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El rol de las ideas

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsPhilosophy and Methodology

07/05/2022Mises Daily Articles
Toda visión del mundo y toda ideología que no esté totalmente comprometida con el ascetismo debe reconocer que la sociedad es el gran medio para alcanzar los fines terrenales.
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The Role of Ideas

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsPhilosophy and Methodology

07/05/2022Mises Daily Articles
Every worldview and every ideology that is not entirely committed to asceticism must recognize that society is the great means to earthly ends.
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Guns and Self-Defense

Anti-PoliticsDemocracyLawLibertarianism

07/04/2022Mises Media
As antigun studies surface left and right, it's worth remembering that the right to self-defense isn't merely about being safe. It's about having the choice to defend yourself.
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Back to the Future: Progressives Imagine the Good Old Days of Price Controls

Big GovernmentThe FedPrice ControlsTaxes and SpendingU.S. Economy

07/04/2022Mises Media
Inflation is raging and progressives want action. What kind of action? They want to return to the 1970s regime of price controls.
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