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It's Not Discrimination, Even When the Government Claims Otherwise

Free MarketsProgressivism

12/06/2022Mises Media
Governments are demanding there be "proportional" representation of women in professions that women historically have avoided. Those efforts will be unsuccessful.
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In the Red: The Federal Reserve’s Portfolio Joins the Rest of the Market

The FedInflationU.S. Economy

11/25/2022Mises Media
The Federal Reserve has not only mismanaged the US economy; even its own "portfolio" is underwater.
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Individual Time Preferences, Not the Central Bank, Determine Real Interest Rates

Central BanksThe FedInflationU.S. Economy

11/23/2022Mises Media
The Fed's predictable response to inflation is based on erroneous economic thinking common with Keynesians. Only a free-market approach can reduce inflation and restore true market interest rates.
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Inflation Is Not Price Increases. Inflation Causes Price Increases.

Central BanksEconomic PolicyThe FedInflation

11/20/2022Mises Media
The common view of inflation is that it is defined as a general increase in prices. Actually, inflation is expansion of the money supply that results in price increases.
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It Didn't Begin with FDR: Currency Devaluation in the Third Century Roman Empire

InflationWorld History

11/16/2022Mises Media
Roman Keynesianism that ruined the empire and destroyed the Roman economy.
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In Government-Regulated Healthcare, There Is No Competition Like No Competition

Bureaucracy and RegulationFree MarketsHealthMedia and CultureProgressivism

11/08/2022Mises Media
Progressives are quick to blame escalating healthcare costs on free markets, yet it's government rules and policies that are responsible.
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Inflation in Pakistan: Follow the Money

Central BanksGlobal EconomyInflation

11/08/2022Mises Media
Pakistan, like so many other countries, is seeing inflation close to spiraling out of control. As for finding causes, monetary authorities should look in the mirror.
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It's Time to Abandon America's Fetish for "Unconditional Surrender"

StrategyWar and Foreign Policy

10/29/2022Mises Media
War dissenters are branded "Putinists" by the foreign policy elites who casually flirt with nuclear war. But preferring negotiations to World War III hardly makes one a Putin sympathizer.
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Inflation, High Inflation, Hyperinflation

Central BanksInflationU.S. Economy

10/19/2022Mises Media
Hyperinflation? Yes, it can happen here, and the more officials deny hyperinflation is possible, the more they create the conditions that causes it.
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It's All about the Benjamins: Why the Dollar Determines US Policies

Central BanksThe FedInflationMoney and BanksWar and Foreign Policy

10/11/2022Mises Media
The US dollar is not the world's "reserve" currency because of responsibility on behalf of the monetary authorities. Instead, the dollar's "strength" wages from the USA's self-appointed role as the world's protector.
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