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Even after Admitting She Underestimated Inflation, Janet Yellen Still Doesn't Understand What It Is

Big GovernmentEconomic PolicyThe FedInflationMonetary PolicyU.S. EconomyGold Standard

06/24/2022Mises Media
Janet Yellen admits she underestimated inflation, but she still does not realize that inflation is not higher prices, but the increase in fiat money that forces up prices.
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The Consumption Tax: A Critique

Taxes and SpendingInterventionism

06/24/2022Mises Daily Articles
There has been far too much concentration on the form of taxation and not enough on its total amount.
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No, It's Not "Greed" or "Price Gouging" That's Driving up Gas Prices

Central BanksEconomic PolicyThe FedInflationMonetary PolicyU.S. Economy

06/24/2022Mises Media
By late 2021, fueled by trillions in newly printed money, gasoline prices had surged to ten-year highs. Now, even in inflation-adjusted terms, gasoline prices are surging to new highs.
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The Great Reset: Turning Back the Clock on Civilization

Big GovernmentEconomic FreedomEconomic PolicyGlobal EconomyProgressivismWar and Foreign Policy

06/23/2022Mises Media
The so-called Great Reset is an attempt by wealthy elites and their allies to control people's lives. Their schemes need to be both exposed and resisted.
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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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Wholesale Prices Rise More than 10 Percent, Pointing to Continued Price Hikes

Economic FreedomEconomic PolicyThe FedInflationMonetary PolicyU.S. Economy

06/22/2022Mises Media
Year-over-year PPI growth came in at over 10 percent for the sixth month in a row. This will put more pressure on the Fed to "do something."
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Market Success Is about Giving People What They Want

Big GovernmentEconomic FreedomEconomic PolicyInflationU.S. Economy

06/22/2022Mises Media
Progressives believe that economies should be run by high-IQ "experts." But successful market economies require entrepreneurs with an idea and the willingness to face uncertain economic conditions.
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Easy Money, Easy Lies

The FedTaxes and SpendingGold Standard

06/22/2022Mises Daily Articles
The political class is trying to pull the wool over your eyes. Government spending and debt are just as important as taxes.
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Slowing Money Supply Growth in 2022 Points to Recession

Big GovernmentBooms and BustsEconomic PolicyThe FedInflationU.S. Economy

06/21/2022Mises Media
During April 2022, year-over-year money supply growth was at 7.23 percent. That's down from March's rate of 7.41 percent and April 2021's rate of 36.8 percent.
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Interest Rates Are Rising, but the Fed Continues to Be Reckless

Big GovernmentBooms and BustsEconomic PolicyThe FedInflationU.S. Economy

06/21/2022Mises Media
The Federal Reserve is raising interest rates in hopes of reversing some of the inflationary damage it has done for more than a decade. Unfortunately, the Fed already has done incalculable damage to the economy.
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