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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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Family Destruction and Its Socialist Cheerleaders

ProgressivismSocialismStrategy

01/19/2023Mises Media
Socialists don't just want to take your property; they also are demanding control of your children and loved ones.
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For Now, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Still Holds a High Place in the USA

Economic FreedomThe EntrepreneurProtectionism and Free Trade

01/13/2023Mises Media
Despite worries that foreign "competitors" will surpass economic production in the United States, innovation and entrepreneurship are still important here. For now.
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Forget Oil. Now They Are Coming for the Cows

Big GovernmentBureaucracy and RegulationProgressivism

01/07/2023Mises Media
Not satisfied with hamstringing the oil and gas industries, environmentalists now are shutting down farms and production of livestock, all in the name of fighting climate change. But people still need to eat.
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Ferdinando Galiani, an Italian Precursor to the Austrians

BiographiesFree MarketsGlobal EconomyHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

01/03/2023Mises Daily Articles
According to Galiani, interest equalizes present and future money. It is a means to compensate for the palpitations of the heart that a creditor must endure until the money is returned.
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Father Time versus Central Bankers

Central BanksThe FedMonetary PolicyMoney and BanksProgressivism

12/30/2022Mises Media
Only Father Time helps us cut through the policy nonsense and understand interest rates conceptually.
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Fiat and Gold: Two Fixes for a Broken US Monetary Base

The FedGold Standard

12/13/2022Mises Media
The US monetary system is out of sorts and out of control. The authors show a path back from the inflation brink to monetary soundness.
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Free Markets DO Work in Developing Countries

Free MarketsGlobal EconomyPovertyWorld History

11/24/2022Mises Media
The standard line from progressives is that free markets usually fail in developing countries. The economic numbers tell a much different story.
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For the Midterms to Matter, the GOP Needs More MTG, Less McConnell

DemocracyOld RightU.S. History

11/17/2022Mises Media
Firebrands like Marjorie Taylor Greene and Matt Gaetz demand a GOP-controlled Congress hold DC villains accountable. If the GOP refuses to treat Anthony Fauci like the Democrats have treated Steve Bannon, the party remains controlled opposition.
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Facts and Data Have No Meaning without a Theory to Explain Them

Capital and Interest TheoryPraxeology

11/09/2022Mises Media
Mainstream economists claim that data alone can explain economic actions. Austrians know that without theory, data explains nothing.
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