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Taxing the Wealthy: A Tale of Two State Propositions

Economic PolicyFree MarketsTaxes and Spending

12/07/2022Mises Media
Massachusetts voters approved yet another tax hike for high-income residents, while California voters rejected a similar proposition. The current tax fever does not bode well for economic growth.
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The Fed Is Not "a Good Idea that Became Corrupt": It Always Was Corrupt

The FedProgressivismU.S. History

12/05/2022Mises Media
It is easy to think of the Fed as a good institution that simply lost its way. In truth, it was a bad idea and a bad institution from its beginning.
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The Federal Reserve's (Permanent) Knowledge Problem

The FedHayekPhilosophy

12/02/2022Mises Media
Federal Reserve officials, for all of their alleged wisdom and education, have a knowledge problem. Hayek and other Austrians could have told them their grandiose plans will fail.
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To UBI or Not to UBI, That Is the Question


12/01/2022Mises Media
Is there a case to be made for universal basic income? David Gordon examines the pro-UBI arguments by philosopher Matt Zwolinski.
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The US Chip Blockade against China Is Creating Unplanned Consequences

Protectionism and Free TradeStrategyWar and Foreign Policy

12/01/2022Mises Media
Supporters of US microchip policy against China claim the policy is "strategic," but in reality, it is old-fashioned protectionism with all the usual economic damage.
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The Near Collapse of the UK Pension Sector Exposes Failures by Financial Regulators

Financial MarketsGlobal Economy

11/29/2022Mises Media
The woes of Britain's financial sector have been exacerbated by UK financial regulators' failures.
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The Market, Part 2

Free MarketsAustrian Economics Overview

11/28/2022Mises Daily Articles
In an unhampered market, profit and loss are entirely determined by the success or failure of the entrepreneur to adjust production to the demand of the consumers.
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The Housing Boom Is Already Over. The Housing Shortage Will Continue.

The FedU.S. Economy

11/26/2022Mises Media
One might assume that new rounds of monetary stimulus will bring new peaks in housing construction, reversing the ongoing housing shortage. That hasn't happened.
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The Market, Part 1

Free MarketsHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

11/26/2022Mises Daily Articles
The market economy is the social system of the division of labor under private ownership of the means of production. "To assign to everybody his proper place in society is the task of the consumers. Their buying and abstention from buying is instrumental in determining each individual's social...
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The REAL Solution to the Coming Economic Crisis

Economic PolicyThe FedFree Markets

11/25/2022Mises Media
As the economy moves into recession, we should understand how we got there and what is needed to bring about a quick and lasting recovery.
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