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Genuine Recovery Is Up to Investors, Producers, and Consumer Choice

Booms and BustsFree Markets

3 hours agoMises Media
Recovery is genuine only when it reaches the masses of individuals. And recovery comes only from the actions of individuals acting in a free market.
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Eat or Heat: Europeans Already Are Facing Previously Unthinkable Dilemmas

Global EconomyMedia and CultureSocialism

10/01/2022Mises Media
The European elites that imposed disastrous covid-19 restrictions, along with "green energy" regimes and sanctions against Russia are now seeing the results of their policies.
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Should the Fed Increase the Money Supply in Response to a Growing Economy?

The FedMoney and Banks

10/01/2022Mises Media
Standard economic theory states that as an economy grows, the money supply should grow with it. Appealing to the Austrian tradition, Frank Shostak shows that belief is mistaken.
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Are "Progressive" Prosecutors Real Reformers or Leftists Acting in Bad Faith?

AntipoliticsLegal System

09/30/2022Mises Media
The surge of "progressive" prosecutors, many funded by George Soros, has been followed by increases in violent crime.
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The Fed Is Finally Seeing the Magnitude of the Mess It Created

The FedInflationMoney and Banks

09/30/2022Mises Media
The Fed's entire "strategy" can be summed up as "hike 'til it breaks, cut 'til it inflates." That's the best all those PhDs at the Fed have managed to come up with.
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Despite Their Hubris, Monetary Authorities Do Not Have Total Control

The FedInflationMonetary Policy

09/29/2022Mises Media
While officials in the White House, Treasury, and the Fed give the appearance of being in control, but in truth, they cannot undo the damage they have done.
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Do People Accept Money Because Government Endorses It?

Central BanksInflationMonetary Policy

09/29/2022Mises Media
Why does money have value? Typical economists claim that money is valuable because the government declares it so. But that is impossible, given the true origins of money, which are best explained by Austrian economists.
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Germany's (and Europe's) Self-Inflicted Upcoming Energy Crunch

Global EconomyStrategyWar and Foreign Policy

09/28/2022Mises Media
At the urging of the United States, Germany and other European governments have levied sanctions against Russia. In reality, these governments have levied sanctions against themselves and their citizens.
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The "Stunning Success" of the Green Revolution Is Yet Another Progressive Myth

Economic PolicyProgressivismSocialism

09/28/2022Mises Media
An enduring progressive myth is that thanks to Western technologies and compassionate NGOs, American agricultural scientists saved the developing world via the Green Revolution. Not surprisingly, the truth is found elsewhere.
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The Pandemic Is "Over," but the Feds Aren't Giving Up Their Emergency Powers

U.S. History

09/27/2022Mises Media
Joe Biden says the pandemic is over in an attempt to get a few more votes. But the administration certainly isn't acting like the "pandemic is over" in terms of actual policy.
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