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Can We See the End of the World from Here? Will We Still Feel Fine?

Book ReviewsGlobal EconomyWar and Foreign Policy

08/23/2022Mises Media
Typical discussions about the fate of our planet center around issues like war, climate change, and sovereignty. Peter Zelhan says "the halcyon days of 1980–2015 are over."
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Central Banks Have Been Hedging Rampant Regulation. Will This End Now?

Central BanksFinancial MarketsInflation

08/17/2022Mises Media
The latest bout of inflation has exposed how central banks around the world have used easy money policies to help cover for the economic drag created by the regulatory state.
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Covid-19 and the Continuing Erosion of Private Property Rights

Property Rights

08/02/2022Mises Media
Lest anyone underestimate the brutality of state control, the way governments have handled the covid-19 pandemic demonstrates the authorities have not yet hit bottom.
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Critical Race Theory: Academic Malfeasance and Fraudulence

EducationLawPhilosophyProgressivism

07/26/2022Mises Media
CRT is what happens when methodological individualism is abandoned and replaced by “systems” and “structures” that apparently do everything while actual people do nothing.
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College Conference Switching as Secession? A Case Study in "Nations by Consent"

Decentralization and Secession

07/26/2022Mises Media
One way to interpret Southern Cal and UCLA's move to switch conferences and join the Big 10 is as a form of peaceful secession.
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Consumers, Workers, and Monopolies: Free Markets Serve All

Economic FreedomFree MarketsMonetary PolicyU.S. EconomyMonopoly and Competition

07/22/2022Mises Media
The ruling class is claiming that free markets are nothing more than a "trickle-down" scheme. But a free market system really does serve society best.
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China's Draconian Lockdown Policies: Major Consequences to Follow

AntipoliticsBig GovernmentGlobal EconomySocialismWar and Foreign Policy

07/20/2022Mises Media
In an attempt to stymie the spread of covid-19, the Chinese government has imposed reckless and harmful lockdown policies in several cities. This will not end well.
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Civil Society and Counterrevolution against Progressivism

EducationPhilosophyWorld HistoryPhilosophy and Methodology

07/17/2022Mises Media
"Repealing the twentieth century" sounds like madness to many. Yet the progressivism that came from that century will be the death knell of civilization if not stopped.
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Contra Ben Bernanke, the Gold Standard Promotes Economic Stability

Booms and BustsEconomic PolicyThe FedInflationMoney and Banks

07/06/2022Mises Media
Ben Bernanke once claimed that a monetary gold standard caused economic instability. He failed to mention that his fiat money standard causes the boom-and-bust cycles.
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California Scheming: The Progressive Leadership's New Plan to Impose High-Cost, Low-Quality Medical Care

Big GovernmentHealthProgressivismTaxes and SpendingU.S. Economy

06/23/2022Mises Media
California's progressive political classes now have a scheme to impose a single-payer system for medical care. If imposed, it will be costly but also ineffective.
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