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The Fed Gets It Wrong on Money Velocity, Too

The FedInflationMonetary Theory

05/15/2022Mises Media
Money velocity's role in forcing up prices is misunderstood because today's monetary "authorities" fail to consider how new money is injected into the economy.
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The Fallacy of Collectivism

Austrian Economics OverviewHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPraxeology

05/14/2022Mises Daily Articles
In our time the most powerful theocratic parties are opposed to the world's great religions. Today's theocrats believe they alone can plan society and that they are enlightened.
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African Politicians Must Stop Blaming Others for Africa's Economic Woes

Bureaucracy and RegulationCapitalismSocialismWar and Foreign Policy

05/14/2022Mises Media
Colonialism, imperialism, unfair trade, and more. African politicians look everywhere for the causes of Africa's poverty and chaos but in the mirror.
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From El Salvador to Africa, the Next Currency War Pits Populists against Bankers

BitcoinCentral BanksMoney and Banks

05/14/2022Mises Media
In the face of the coming hardship, central bankers and globalist institutions are going to demand more power to respond to the crisis they created. Bitcoin gives their political opponents a weapon against them.
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Proliferation Isn't the Problem. Legacy Nuclear Powers Again Threaten the Globe.

War and Foreign Policy

05/13/2022Mises Media
Here we are in 2022, worrying about if the world's oldest nuclear powers will be the ones to touch off a global nuclear war. It's not Pakistan or North Korea or "proliferation." It's Washington and Moscow, yet again.
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Why Social Issues Dominate

Decentralization and SecessionMedia and CulturePolitical Theory

05/13/2022Mises Media
Social issues, from abortion to critical race theory to teaching gender identity in elementary schools, dominate our politics and media.
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Defense Services on the Free Market

Free MarketsAustrian Economics OverviewHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

05/13/2022Mises Daily Articles
Of course some of the private defense agencies will become criminal. But in a stateless society there would be no regular, legalized channel for crime and aggression.
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Austrians Have Been Correct about Big Tech: Elon Musk Just Proved Them Right

Corporate WelfareDemocracyEconomic Freedom

05/12/2022Mises Media
The partisan leftism of much of the tech industry has led to conservatives calling for state intervention in the digital sphere. Elon Musk's recent purchase of Twitter proves this was wrong.
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1991: When America Tried to Keep Ukraine in the USSR

U.S. History

05/12/2022Mises Media
In the final days of the Soviet Union, the Washington establishment was convinced nationalism was a greater threat than Soviet despotism. Thus, George Bush tried to prop up the USSR and prevent Ukrainian secession.
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Taxation Is Robbery

Legal SystemTaxes and SpendingInterventionism

05/12/2022Mises Daily Articles
It took centuries to end the idea that taxes kept the privileged class in comfort and financed their wars. But now we're told taxes = civilization.
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