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To Limit the Reach of America's Stasi, the FBI, Vacate All FISA Rulings

Big GovernmentThe Police State

10/17/2022Mises Media
The FBI operates as an agency whose players know they are untouchable in the current regime. Vacating FISA rulings is one way to fight back.
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The Turkish Way

InflationPovertyWorld History

10/14/2022Mises Media
Turkey's economy is reeling under inflation rates likely reaching 170 percent. Not surprisingly, the worst of it is felt by regular people just trying to make a living.
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The Fed's Real Mandate

The FedInflationUnemployment

10/13/2022Mises Media
The standard line is that the Federal Reserve System has two mandates, keep unemployment low and create price stability. Mark Thornton notes that the real agenda is found elsewhere.
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The Fraudulent Social Contract of Bad Money Regimes

The FedInflationMoney and Banks

10/10/2022Mises Media
Progressives are fond of telling us that we are under a "social contract" with the government, in effect justifying whatever abuses authorities inflict. Putting up with massive inflation is the latest iteration of this so-called contract.
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The Secessionist French Classical Liberals: Molinari and Dunoyer

Decentralization and SecessionWorld History

10/09/2022Mises Media
Radical Charles Dunoyer wanted "the municipalization of the world" by which states would be broken up and forced to compete both with the private sector and with countless other states.
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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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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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The Other Immigration Question: Should People from Wealthy Countries Migrate to Poorer Ones?

Free MarketsImmigrationStrategy

09/26/2022Mises Media
While people from poor countries seek to live in places like the USA because of its stable institutions and welfare state, could migration of people from stable countries to less-developed ones make those countries better off?
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The Inflation Reduction Act: Another Unfair and Unjustified State Intervention

Cronyism and CorporatismInflationTaxes and Spending

09/24/2022Mises Media
One doubts that the so-called Inflation Reduction Act will reduce inflation. However, it will wreak havoc on the US economy with its lethal mix of taxes, regulations, subsidies, and outright crony capitalism.
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