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Back to the Future: Progressives Imagine the Good Old Days of Price Controls

Big GovernmentThe FedPrice ControlsTaxes and SpendingU.S. Economy

2 hours agoMises Media
Inflation is raging and progressives want action. What kind of action? They want to return to the 1970s regime of price controls.
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Why Police Do Nothing While Kids Are Killed

Anti-PoliticsLawThe Police StateTaxes and Spending

07/03/2022Mises Media
Unlike a private-sector service, police do not operate under any contractual obligations to provide services in any particular way. They can choose to do nothing at all, and face no real consequences.
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US Household Saving Rate Vanishes, Credit Card Debt Soars

Economic PolicyThe FedFinancial MarketsU.S. Economy

07/02/2022Mises Media
The United States economy may have delivered no growth in the first half of 2022 after the decline in the first quarter, narrowly avoiding a technical recession.
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Ludwig von Mises: 1881–1973

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

07/02/2022Mises Daily Articles
Rothbard's obituary for Mises: "Words cannot express our great sense of loss: of … this courageous and lifelong fighter for human freedom; … this noble inspiration to us all."
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Independence for Chagossians? Time to End Colonialist Policies

Anti-PoliticsDecentralization and SecessionDemocracyWar and Foreign Policy

07/01/2022Mises Media
The Mauritius government still denies Chagossians independence, continuing colonial policies.
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From the Eccles Building to Vegas: The Fed Enables the Worst Ponzi Schemes

Central BanksThe FedTaxes and SpendingU.S. Economy

07/01/2022Mises Media
Peter Schiff once joked that Obama should have appointed Bernie Madoff secretary of the Treasury. The government's easy money policies ultimately lead to Ponzi schemes.
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The Great Crash of 2022

Central BanksEconomic PolicyFinancial MarketsGlobal EconomyU.S. Economy

06/30/2022Mises Media
Anyone who doubts whether we are in a recession can stop doubting. The Fed's reverse repos show that we're headed for a crash.
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A Perfect Storm Is Brewing in Banking and Finance

Economic PolicyThe FedFinancial MarketsU.S. Economy

06/30/2022Mises Media
Forget Jerome Powell's fanciful "soft landing" or the notion that the Fed can pull another rabbit from its hat. The banking system is headed for a crash and monetary authorities likely will make things worse.
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The Many Evils of Inflation

The FedMoney and BanksU.S. EconomyMonetary Theory

06/30/2022Mises Daily Articles
Few people are aware of what the Federal Reserve System, acting on behalf of the U.S. Government, is doing to their money, writes Hans Sennholz.
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144 Million Americans Now Live in States with Legal Recreational Marijuana

Anti-PoliticsLawProperty Rights

06/29/2022Mises Media
Were these cannabis-legal states to combine to form their own country, it would be the tenth-largest country in the world.
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