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End the FBI

AntipoliticsBig GovernmentThe Police StateU.S. History

5 hours agoMises Media
The Durham report reminds us it is well past time for a more realistic assessment of the FBI for what it is: a costly, unnecessary, unconstitutional, and incompetent agency.
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Energy and Economic Efficiency: The Market versus the Politicization of Our Energy Futures

Bureaucracy and RegulationCronyism and CorporatismThe EnvironmentProgressivism

11 hours agoMises Media
Radical environmentalists have convinced people that we are doomed if we continue to use fossil fuels. We are doomed if we stop using them.
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The Five Stages of Bank Failure Grief

Cronyism and CorporatismThe FedMoney and BanksU.S. Economy

06/04/2023Mises Media
We are familiar with the five stages of grief. However, it is not a stretch to apply those stages to what is happening to the banking system. Right now, we are in the second stage: anger.
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Crowding Out: The Fed May Be Killing the Private Sector to Save the Government

Money and Banks

06/03/2023Mises Media
A "soft landing" is impossible unless the government cuts both taxes and government spending at the same time interest rates are rising. This won't happen, so get ready for a hard landing.
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Bank of England Economist: Britons Need to Accept That They’re Poorer

Central BanksInflationMonetary Policy

06/03/2023Mises Media
Although the Bank of England is largely responsible for inflation in the UK, its leaders blame British consumers and workers for the price increases.
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There's No Place like Noam

Cronyism and CorporatismEconomic FreedomWar and Foreign PolicyInterventionismPhilosophy and Methodology

06/02/2023Mises Media
Noam Chomsky's latest offering—a series of interviews—presents the best (and worst) of one of America's premier public intellectuals.
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Banks Are Lending Less Money, and That's a Formula for Recession

Money and BanksU.S. Economy

06/02/2023Mises Media
A new Fed survey shows that banks are cutting back on lending big time. Over the past thirty-five years, this almost always predicts recession. Our economy can't survive without endless new infusions of easy money.
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Government Redistribution Is the REAL Trickle-Down Economics

Bureaucracy and RegulationCronyism and CorporatismProgressivism

06/01/2023Mises Media
President Biden recently claimed that "trickle-down economics" doesn't work but transferring wealth from taxpayers to politically connected people is the real trickle-down economics.
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The "Buy Black" Movement: Divisive or a Boon to Black Entrepreneurs?

The EntrepreneurFree MarketsEntrepreneurship

06/01/2023Mises Media
Calls for black consumers to "Buy Black" can be interpreted as socially divisive, but they are also a way to encourage black entrepreneurs in a free market.
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Understanding Relationships between Money Supply and Liquidity

Money and BanksMonetary TheoryMoney Supply

05/31/2023Mises Media
Can the injection of new money into the economic system enhance economic growth? Not really. Increasing (or decreasing) the money supply affects the demand for money but doesn't make us wealthier.
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