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Money Laundering: Another Noncrime Pursued by Criminal Authorities

Bureaucracy and RegulationThe Police State

12/23/2022Mises Media
Money laundering is illegal in the USA, but like so many other federal crimes, it is difficult to identify and define. That is the perfect recipe for government abuse of innocent people.
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Money Supply Growth in October Fell to a 39-Month Low. A Recession Is Now Almost Guaranteed.

The FedInflationU.S. Economy

12/08/2022Mises Media
Money supply growth slowed even more in October, and is now back to levels we last saw during the repo liquidity crunch of 2019, and in the days right before the 2007–09 recession.
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Misunderstanding Mises, Again


11/12/2022Mises Media
After praising Mises for his work on socialism, Tyler Cowen goes on to claim Human Action is "cranky and dogmatic." "Brilliant and insightful" would have been more truthful.
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Multinational Agrichemical Corporations and the Great Food Transformation

Corporate WelfareCronyism and Corporatism

11/09/2022Mises Media
As "decarbonize agriculture" becomes the watchword, powerful multinational agriculture firms have embraced the 2030 UN agenda. Their actions will result in widespread hunger.
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Murray Rothbard Was Right: Deposit "Insurance" Is Not Insurance at All

Money and Banks

10/27/2022Mises Media
Insurance protects individuals from events that cannot be foreseen. As Murray Rothbard noted, however, deposit insurance exists to "protect" a system that is inherently bankrupt.
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Molinari Explains the Difference between Monarchy and Popular Government

World History

09/23/2022Mises Media
The rise of democracy blurred the lines between the regime and the people it exploits. This was less of a problem under monarchs, whose interests were clearly separate from the public's.
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Money: Its Importance, Origins, and Operations

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsMoney and BankingPhilosophy and Methodology

09/21/2022Mises Daily Articles
Murray Rothbard explains money in his book The Mystery of Banking . The purchasing power of the dollar varies inversely with the supply of dollars, and directly with the demand.
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Mandatory Vaccines vs. Logic and Kantian Ethics

HealthLegal SystemProgressivismThe Police State

09/16/2022Mises Media
Vaccine mandates imposed by governments violate individual rights and further the coercive powers of the state. They also violate Kantian ethical norms, turning people into vehicles to accomplish the ends of governing elites.
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Modern Information Control: State Intervention and Mistakes to Avoid

AntipoliticsBig GovernmentBureaucracy and RegulationThe Police State

09/06/2022Mises Media
Aided by state intervention, disinformation is becoming a way of life in communications.
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Money Does Matter: The End of the Gold Standard Led to a Lower Standard of Living

Free MarketsInflationMonetary Policy

08/31/2022Mises Media
When the Nixon administration ended the dollar's ties to gold, it was yet another sad chapter in the US government's abuse of its currency. And the government learned nothing.
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