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Will AI Learn to Become a Better Entrepreneur than You?

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurshipPraxeology

02/23/2023Mises Media
While artificial intelligence has its merits, it still cannot perform the job of the Misesian entrepreneur. That is a good thing.
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Money versus Monetary Policy

Money and BanksMoney and BankingValue and Exchange

02/22/2023Mises Media
We're still living with the consequences of the massive monetary inflation by Trump and Biden. Prices are stubbornly high, and falling real wages are driving Americans to say things are getting worse.
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Food and Shelter Prices Keep Climbing as CPI Growth Hits a Three-Month High

InflationMoney and BanksU.S. Economy

02/22/2023Mises Media
We're still living with the consequences of the massive monetary inflation by Trump and Biden. Prices are stubbornly high, and falling real wages are driving Americans to say things are getting worse.
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The Price-Gouging State

Bureaucracy and RegulationEconomic FreedomInflationPrice Controls

02/21/2023Mises Media
Politicians and the media are blaming businesses for inflation when, in fact, the skyrocketing prices of nearly everything have a government stamp on them.
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Yes, the US Government Has Defaulted Before

U.S. EconomyU.S. History

02/21/2023Mises Media
While the 1979 default was relatively small, the 1934 default affected millions of Americans who had bought Liberty Bonds mistakenly thinking the government would make good on its promises.
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Does Government Create a "Level Playing Field" or Does It Make the Field More Uneven?

Bureaucracy and RegulationProgressivismSocialism

02/20/2023Mises Media
Anticapitalist politicians claim intervention can "level the playing field," but when we look closely, we realize that government itself creates the imbalances.
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How Markets Are Better than Government Regulators at Fighting Corporate Corruption

Bureaucracy and RegulationCapitalismFree MarketsLegal System

02/20/2023Mises Media
Can private markets only be regulated by government? Hindenburg Research's successes against corporate corruption suggest otherwise.
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Subsidizing Higher Education Is Not Creating Widespread External Benefits

Cronyism and CorporatismEducationMedia and CultureProgressivism

02/19/2023Mises Media
Contrary to the claim that taxpayer subsidies for higher education provide great social benefits, these subsidies actually are a wealth transfer from the less-well-off to wealthy people.
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The Fed’s Portfolio Is Nonexistent: The Fed Does Not Invest. It Destroys Investments

Booms and BustsThe FedBusiness Cycles

02/18/2023Mises Media
Economists and pundits mistakenly call the Federal Reserve System's security holdings a portfolio. It is anything but.
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How Fast Should the Money Supply Grow?

InflationMonetary PolicyMoney and Banks

02/18/2023Mises Media
As Murray Rothbard wrote, inflation is not an increase in prices. It is, instead, an increase in the supply of money in circulation. The distinction is important.
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