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Crowding Out: The Fed May Be Killing the Private Sector to Save the Government

Money and Banks

06/03/2023Mises Media
A "soft landing" is impossible unless the government cuts both taxes and government spending at the same time interest rates are rising. This won't happen, so get ready for a hard landing.
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Comprehensive Reform versus Piecemeal Reform

Decentralization and SecessionDemocracyHayekPoliticsU.S. History

05/25/2023Mises Media
Should political reform be the result of a much-discussed comprehensive plan? Or should it come about through decentralized decision-making that deals with the situations at hand?
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Charles Schwab and Other Big Banks May Be Secretly Insolvent

The FedMoney and BanksU.S. Economy

05/15/2023Mises Media
While the Fed and the Biden administration try to assure Americans that their banks are safe and secure, the numbers tell a different story.
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Canada’s Housing Boom Was a Bubble. Now Comes the Bust

Booms and BustsCentral BanksDecentralization and SecessionMonetary Policy

05/14/2023Mises Media
Like the USA, Canada has had a central bank–fueled housing boom. Like all other booms, it also has an inevitable ending.
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Canada’s Legal Counterfeiting Ring Is a Product of Progressive Democracy

Central BanksDemocracyInflationMoney and BanksProgressivism

05/10/2023Mises Media
Canada created its central bank during the Great Depression, ostensibly to stabilize the currency and protect the banking system. Today, that system is falling apart, thanks to inflationary central bank policies.
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Cancel Culture: The Digital Panopticon

Big GovernmentMedia and CultureThe Police State

04/19/2023Mises Media
Like Bentham's panopticon, modern cancel culture is built upon fear and online bullying, making people police their own thoughts.
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Canada's Impotent Justice System Is the Product of Dysfunctional Canadian Democracy

Bureaucracy and RegulationDemocracySocialismThe Police State

04/18/2023Mises Media
Violent crime is on the rise in Canada, and its progressive democracy is helpless to stop it. Further empowerment of the state makes things worse.
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Central Banks Are Creating the Return of Mugabenomics

Central BanksInflationMonetary PolicyMoney and BanksWorld History

04/07/2023Mises Media
Robert Mugabe, once president for life of Zimbabwe, became infamous for hyperinflation and political repression. Today, he is becoming the patron saint of central banking.
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Credit Suisse Collapsed Because of Government Intervention, Not Despite It

Bureaucracy and RegulationInflationMoney and Banks

04/06/2023Mises Media
The standard narrative around current bank failures is that they occur because of a lack of regulation. Credit Suisse was heavily-regulated; that was the problem.
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Climate Activism: The Second Children’s Crusade

The EnvironmentProgressivismWorld History

04/01/2023Mises Media
The "first" Children's Crusade of 1212 ended in tragedy for those taking part. The "second" crusade is not going to produce any happy endings, either.
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