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Looking at the Economic Myth of the "Soft Landing"

Booms and BustsThe FedInflationPrice ControlsU.S. Economy

09/13/2022Mises Media
Paul Krugman recently argued that the Federal Reserve can engineer a "soft landing" for the economy as it tries to deal with inflation. Such a view ignores economic realities.
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La esfera del cálculo económico

Calculation and KnowledgeHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsMonetary Theory

08/18/2022Mises Daily Articles
El cálculo económico requiere un sistema monetario que no sea saboteado por la interferencia del gobierno.
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Low Interest Rates and High Taxes Won't Help against Inflation: The Economy Needs Savings and Real Investment

Central BanksThe FedGlobal EconomyHayekInflation

08/14/2022Mises Media
Now that inflation is the highest it has been in four decades, the monetary authorities are trying one trick after another. Only ending artificially low interest rates will help.
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Like Its Irresponsible Northern Neighbor, Mexico Is Also Suffering from Inflation

Central BanksGlobal EconomyInflationU.S. Economy

08/09/2022Mises Media
Just like the USA, Mexico is being hit with high inflation. This should surprise no one, given the Mexican government's recent economic policies.
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La repentina aparición de Tom Paine

BiographiesU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

08/03/2022Mises Daily Articles
«Paine no sólo puso al descubierto las raíces de la monarquía, sino que proporcionó una brillante visión de la naturaleza y los orígenes del propio Estado.»
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Liberty versus "Relational Egalitarianism"

DemocracyLibertarianismLiberalismPhilosophy

07/30/2022Mises Media
Egalitarian liberals think that basic liberties can be violated in the quest for equality and even that "the natural duty to promote justice straightforwardly implies a duty to establish states."
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Like the Fed, the ECB Is Still a Long Way from "Normal" Monetary Policy

Economic PolicyFinancial MarketsGlobal EconomyMonetary PolicyMoney and Banks

07/28/2022Mises Media
It's going to take more than a 0 percent policy interest rate and a newly invented name for QE to really address years of monetary inflation.
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Los anticapitalistas: los bárbaros en la puerta

Media and CultureEntrepreneurshipPrivate Property

07/26/2022Mises Daily Articles
«No hace falta una mayoría para imponerse, sino una minoría iracunda e incansable, deseosa de prender fuego a la libertad en la mente de la gente».
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Libertarian Law by Democratic Means: A Method for Conflict Resolution

AntipoliticsLawLibertarianismPhilosophy and Methodology

07/25/2022Mises Media
What is libertarian law and how does it function? Ludwig von Mises answered some of those questions and helped chart a path to achieving such a state of affairs.
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Like the Old McCarthyism, the New McCarthyism Targets Russia

ProgressivismSocialismU.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

07/23/2022Mises Media
In the 1950s, McCarthyism targeted people who were accused of supporting Russia. Today's McCarthyism targets people accused of supporting … Russia. Some things never change.
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