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Fiat and Gold: Two Fixes for a Broken US Monetary Base

The FedGold Standard

12/13/2022Mises Media
The US monetary system is out of sorts and out of control. The authors show a path back from the inflation brink to monetary soundness.
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The Ongoing Covid Deceptions: How Ruling Elites Lied about Masks and Mask Mandates

Bureaucracy and RegulationProgressivismThe Police State

12/13/2022Mises Media
During the worst days of the covid lockdowns and mandates, Americans were told that wearing masks was a matter of life and death. However, those giving the orders didn't believe what they were saying.
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How the State Seized Control of Marriage

LawLegal SystemProgressivismU.S. History

12/12/2022Mises Media
State regulation of marriage—and the ensuing secularization of marriage that followed—is a historical development that was part of the larger trend toward the expansion of state power.
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Economic Progress and Economic Decay: North versus South

Bureaucracy and RegulationCronyism and CorporatismLawProgressivism

12/12/2022Mises Media
While high-quality automobiles and other manufactured goods are being produced in the Southeast, northeastern states like New York are falling behind, thanks to progressive governance.
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January 6 Trials Remind Us Why We Must Abolish Seditious Conspiracy Laws

LawU.S. History

12/11/2022Mises Media
The January 6 trials remind us violence against a person or property should be prosecuted as exactly that, and not as a special category of crime against the regime.
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Total Employed Workers Fell Again in November as Savings and Incomes Fall

UnemploymentU.S. Economy

12/10/2022Mises Media
From March 2022 to November, the number of total employed persons has only increased by 12,000 people meaning there are fewer employed people now than before the covid panic.
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An Economist Examines US Foreign Policy and Finds It Wanting

LiberalismProgressivismWar and Foreign Policy

12/10/2022Mises Media
Economist Christopher Coyne of George Mason University uses economic logic to expose the follies of militaristic US policies overseas.
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Renewables and EVs in the Grip of Lesseps Syndrome

SocialismStrategyU.S. Economy

12/09/2022Mises Media
The so-called green energy strategy is no strategy at all. Instead, it is an attempt to cripple the energy industries in vain hopes that renewables will magically cover the energy shortfall.
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Deflation Is Not a Problem: Reversing It Is

Central BanksInflationKeynesU.S. Economy

12/09/2022Mises Media
Keynesian economists claim that deflation is as bad or worse than inflation. But deflation not only reverses inflation's bad effects but also allows new wealth creation.
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Who Has Better Ethics, the Social Security System or Bernie Madoff?

Big GovernmentEconomic FreedomU.S. Economy

12/08/2022Mises Media
Nearly everyone has heard of Bernie Madoff and rightly associates his name with financial fraud. Yet, the Social Security system is built on a Ponzi scheme similar to what Madoff created.
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