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The FDA and the Courts Fail to Truly Discipline the Pharmaceutical Industry for Exploiting the Mentally Ill

Big GovernmentCorporate WelfareCronyism and Corporatism

01/19/2023Mises Media
Does the regulatory system help guarantee safe and effective drugs? Does the system protect drug consumers? Court cases tell us otherwise.
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The Present Fiat Monetary System Is Breaking Down

Monetary PolicyMoney and BanksGold StandardMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

01/18/2023Mises Media
The fiat monetary system is slowly breaking down, taking the economy with it.
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Why Economic Stimulus Can't Work

Booms and BustsInflationKeynes

01/18/2023Mises Media
Keynesian economists fantasize that a market economy cannot "gain traction" without "stimulus" schemes from the government. In the end, the only thing stimulated are inflation and recession.
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When It Comes to National Prosperity, Don't Forget the Culture

Economic FreedomThe EntrepreneurProtectionism and Free Trade

01/17/2023Mises Media
Progressives claim that poor nations are that way because wealthy nations exploit them through the capitalist system. Cultural institutions, it turns out, are the most important indicators of wealth and poverty.
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Spelling Out the Problem with W-o-k-e-n-e-s-s

EducationMedia and CultureProgressivism

01/17/2023Mises Media
John McWhorter takes on the present infatuation with wokeness and shows the real harm it is doing to our social fabric.
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2023: You Wanted Endless Stimulus, You Got Stagflation.

Global Economy

01/16/2023Mises Media
Unfortunately, when governments all over the world decided to “spend now and deal with the consequences later” in 2020, they also sowed the seeds of a 2008-style problem.
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Globalization, Not Globalism: Free Trade versus Destructive Statist Ideology

Big GovernmentCronyism and CorporatismFree MarketsProtectionism and Free Trade

01/16/2023Mises Media
Relatively free trade and capital mobilization have greatly raised living standards in recent years. Yet those that call themselves globalists are less interested in trade than in unipolar political power, pushing violent, disastrous schemes.
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Southwest's Meltdown Reminds Us We Must End Airlines' Corporate Welfare

Bureaucracy and Regulation

01/15/2023Mises Media
Federal protectionism and bailouts makes it easier for US airlines to survive terrible service, such as mass cancellations or when Southwest imposed a private mask mandate and threw families off flights.
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Paradise Valley, Montana: A Study in Free Market Land Conservation

The EnvironmentFree MarketsProperty Rights

01/14/2023Mises Media
Americans typically are told that private enterprise wastes resources while government preserves them. Economic truths turn that canard upside down.
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Central Bankers Are Poor Archers: The Problems and Failures of Inflation Targeting and Price Stability

Central BanksThe FedInflation

01/14/2023Mises Media
Central bankers follow inflation "target" in their pursuit of "price stability." Not surprisingly, they usually miss their targets -- quite badly -- and we now are living one of those moments.
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