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Mercantilism: A Lesson for Our Times?

Free MarketsInterventionismOther Schools of ThoughtPolitical Theory

07/15/2023Mises Daily Articles
Inflation did not benefit the poor; wages lagged behind the rise in prices during inflations, especially behind agricultural prices.
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Marxists Have a Plan for Housing: Make Sure There Is Less Available

Bureaucracy and RegulationSocialism

04/22/2023Mises Media
As governments create a housing crisis, Marxists call for policies that will make the crisis worse.
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Money Supply Growth Went Negative for the Third Month in a Row, and Is Near a Thirty-Five-Year Low

Central BanksThe FedMonetary PolicyU.S. History

03/15/2023Mises Media
With negative growth now dipping below –5 percent, money-supply contraction is approaching the biggest declines we've seen in the past thirty-five years.
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Marx's Terrifying Vision of "Raw Communism"

World HistoryHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsOther Schools of Thought

03/11/2023Mises Daily Articles
Karl Marx portrayed a horrifying and violent state of society which is allegedly necessary "to reduce all to a common level."
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Making Nonsense from Sense: Debunking Neo-Calvinist Economic Thought

Free MarketsPhilosophySocialism

03/07/2023Mises Media
Neo-Calvinist economic thought claims that prices and private property cause scarcity. However, they provide no methodology for their claims.
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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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Make No Mistake, War Hawk American Policy Helped Start This War in Ukraine

ProgressivismU.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

02/15/2023Mises Media
When the Soviet Union collapsed more than thirty years ago, US and European political elites sought to isolate and threaten Russia. The result has been war, destruction, and death, none of it necessary.
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Managing Money Is as Important as Making It: The Sad Case of Athletes Going Broke

StrategyTaxes and SpendingEntrepreneurship

02/14/2023Mises Media
The recent case of retired megastar Usain Bolt losing millions of dollars to bad investments highlights the importance of sound money management.
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More Recession Signs: Money Supply Growth Went Negative Again in December

Central BanksThe FedMoney and BanksU.S. Economy

02/11/2023Mises Media
The fact the money supply is actually shrinking serves as just one more indicator that the so-called soft landing promised by the Federal Reserve is unlikely to be a reality.
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Money Laundering: Another Noncrime Pursued by Criminal Authorities

Bureaucracy and RegulationThe Police State

12/23/2022Mises Media
Money laundering is illegal in the USA, but like so many other federal crimes, it is difficult to identify and define. That is the perfect recipe for government abuse of innocent people.
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