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Do "Technology Shocks" Create the Boom-Bust Cycles?

Booms and BustsCentral BanksMoney and Banks

11/15/2022Mises Media
The 2004 Nobel Prize in economics was awarded to two economists for their claim that "technology shocks" cause boom-bust cycles. They have it wrong.
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The Election Won't Change Much in DC. The Real Battle Is Now in the States.

ProgressivismU.S. History

11/14/2022Mises Media
It will be nearly impossible to make any real changes in Washington for the next two years. The real battles are now in the states.
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The Number of Employed Workers Fell in October and Price Inflation Continues to Outpace Wages

InflationUnemploymentU.S. EconomyU.S. History

11/14/2022Mises Media
The jobs data is worse than the latest headlines suggest, and workers are staring at falling real wages, declining savings, and mounting debt. We can thank the Fed.
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Private versus Government Health Insurance: They Are Not the Same

Bureaucracy and RegulationFree Markets

11/13/2022Mises Media
Government programs like Medicare are called insurance, yet they are anything but. There is a difference between public and private plans.
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Clausewitz, the UN Charter, and a Libertarian View on War

War and Foreign Policy

11/12/2022Mises Media
Modern warfare is a product of the state, which engages in violence at home and abroad. Peace is possible, but only when the state loses power.
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Misunderstanding Mises, Again

SocialismPraxeology

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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The Government, Race, and an Upcoming SCOTUS Decision

Big GovernmentLaw

11/11/2022Mises Media
The US Supreme Court has heard arguments for and against affirmative action in higher education admissions. Government needs to get out of the racial discrimination business altogether.
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You Don’t Know What’s Good for You

Property RightsThe Police State

11/11/2022Mises Media
While personal autonomy is a major topic of conversation, for Rothbard the most important thing is liberty, and liberty and automony are not always the same.
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How the Soviets "Fixed" Inflation, but Ruined the Economy

Big GovernmentInflationSocialismWorld History

11/10/2022Mises Media
The Soviet regime relentlessly expanded the money supply. To prevent inflation, the regime then created shortages through price controls and economic stagnation.
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Are Robots and AI Really Going to Displace All Workers? Probably Not

CapitalismFree MarketsStrategy

11/10/2022Mises Media
As fear that robots and artificial intelligence will take over whole lines of work, it is time to examine the real relationship between capital and the rest of us.
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