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The New Racism of the Elect

Media and CultureProgressivism

03/07/2023Mises Media
In the name of "fighting racism," a number of writers and pundits are making social relationships between people of different races and ethnic groups more contentious.
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The Nationalization of Credit?

Monopoly and CompetitionPrivate PropertyProduction Theory

03/01/2023Mises Daily Articles
Mises in 1926: Public opinion always wants "easy money," that is, low interest rates. But it is the very function of the note-issuing bank to resist such demands, protecting its own solvency.
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The Politicization of Procreation: The Ultimate in "the Personal Is Political"

Media and CulturePoliticsProgressivism

02/24/2023Mises Media
Gloria Steinem declared, "The personal is political." Today, politics has reached into family life and even procreation itself, an unhappy trend for unhappy people.
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The Forgotten Lessons of Government-Enforced Race Relations

ProgressivismU.S. History

02/23/2023Mises Media
Judge Andrew Napolitano looks at the history of government and race relations in our nation's history. It's not a pleasant or uplifting story.
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The Price-Gouging State

Bureaucracy and RegulationEconomic FreedomInflationPrice Controls

02/21/2023Mises Media
Politicians and the media are blaming businesses for inflation when, in fact, the skyrocketing prices of nearly everything have a government stamp on them.
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The Fed’s Portfolio Is Nonexistent: The Fed Does Not Invest. It Destroys Investments

Booms and BustsThe FedBusiness Cycles

02/18/2023Mises Media
Economists and pundits mistakenly call the Federal Reserve System's security holdings a portfolio. It is anything but.
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The Government Throws Money at Heart Disease, but Prevention Is Better than Cure

Bureaucracy and RegulationPolitics

02/16/2023Mises Media
Americans spend billions of dollars on treating heart disease. Prevention is cheaper, but thanks to perverse government incentives, preventing heart disease takes a backseat to medical spending.
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The Constitution Failed. It Secured Neither Peace nor Freedom.

LawU.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

02/15/2023Mises Media
The Constitution has not protected our natural rights, nor did it prevent the US from becoming a blood-soaked failed state a mere 73 years after the constitution was ratified.
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The Power to Destroy

Taxes and SpendingFiscal TheoryMonetary Theory

02/13/2023Mises Daily Articles
The Communist Manifesto pushed a heavily progressive income tax as one of ten key ways to undermine the market order. Unfortunately, the idea didn't die with Marx.
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The Chinese Communist Party Is Creating a Crackdown Economy

Bureaucracy and RegulationCapitalismLawLegal System

02/12/2023Mises Media
China has created a crackdown cycle that is hurting the entrepreneurial spirit.
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