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Powell Is the New Arthur Burns, Not the New Paul Volcker

The FedInflationMonetary PolicyU.S. History

07/14/2022Mises Media
With his current timid, weak, and prevaricating position on price inflation, Powell is positioning himself as the new Arthur Burns, who did nothing to end 1970s inflation.
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Developing Countries Don't Need Wealth Transfers; They Need Free Markets

CapitalismEconomic FreedomFree MarketsPovertyWar and Foreign PolicyWorld History

07/13/2022Mises Media
The standard line among the Great Reset crowd is that capitalism exploits poor nations and causes poverty. In reality, capitalism and free markets have reduced poverty around the world.
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Here We Go Again: The Fed Is Causing Another Recession

Booms and BustsCentral BanksThe FedInflationMoney and Banks

07/13/2022Mises Media
The relative lack of inflation in Japan doesn't mean real wages haven't fallen.
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The Fed's Tightening Will Only Drag Out the Economic Slump

The FedInflationMonetary PolicyMoney and Banks

07/12/2022Mises Media
Tightening the interest rate hurts both bubble and solid businesses. The Fed should just focus on reducing the money supply.
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Will Argentina's Next President Be a Rothbardian?

AntipoliticsLibertarianismProtectionism and Free Trade

07/11/2022Mises Media
Since the 1940s, failed statist schemes have dragged Argentina into poverty. Javier Milei, who is gaining popularity there, hopes to change his nation's sad history.
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To Avoid Civil War, Learn to Tolerate Different Laws in Different States

Decentralization and SecessionLawPolitical Theory

07/11/2022Mises Media
The end of Roe may force many Americans to recognize that the United States is not one place. It is many places. The key is to reject uniform federal policy.
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Generalissimo Washington: How He Crushed the Spirit of Liberty

BiographiesU.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

07/11/2022Mises Daily Articles
Washington set out to transform a people's army, uniquely suited for a libertarian revolution, into another orthodox and despotically ruled statist force after the familiar European model.
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Rising Interest Rates May Blow Up the Federal Budget

Economic PolicyThe FedInflationMonetary PolicyU.S. EconomyPolitical Theory

07/10/2022Mises Media
Congress enjoys exorbitant political privilege in the form of cheap deficit spending—but it may soon come to an end.
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War Spending Gives MMTers and the Left a Strong Talking Point

Economic PolicyInflationProgressivismU.S. EconomyWar and Foreign Policy

07/09/2022Mises Media
When conservatives applaud unlimited war spending, they not only harm our economy and body politic, but they give the Left a powerful talking point.
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