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The Market, Part 1

Free MarketsHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

11/26/2022Mises Daily Articles
The market economy is the social system of the division of labor under private ownership of the means of production. "To assign to everybody his proper place in society is the task of the consumers. Their buying and abstention from buying is instrumental in determining each individual's social...
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The REAL Solution to the Coming Economic Crisis

Economic PolicyThe FedFree Markets

11/25/2022Mises Media
As the economy moves into recession, we should understand how we got there and what is needed to bring about a quick and lasting recovery.
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The Great Gold Robbery of 1933

The FedGold StandardInterventionism

11/24/2022Mises Daily Articles
The Act gave the secretary of the Treasury the power to require all individuals and corporations to hand over all their gold coin, gold bullion, or gold certificates if in his judgment "such action is necessary to protect the currency system of the United States."
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The Midterm Lesson: Unserious People Can't Stop the Left

Media and CultureProgressivismU.S. History

11/19/2022Mises Media
This year’s midterm disappointment for Americans hoping the lunacy of the left would undermine the Democrat Party highlights that the very real problems we face will not fall under their own weight. Anti-human progressivism continues to rise, no matter how visually absurd it manifests itself.
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The Rise and Fall of Trussonomics

Big GovernmentEuropeFree MarketsStrategy

11/18/2022Mises Media
In presenting her economic plan, Liz Truss failed spectacularly on one thing: cutting spending. Otherwise, a "tax cut" is not a tax cut at all.
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The Election Won't Change Much in DC. The Real Battle Is Now in the States.

ProgressivismU.S. History

11/14/2022Mises Media
It will be nearly impossible to make any real changes in Washington for the next two years. The real battles are now in the states.
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The Number of Employed Workers Fell in October and Price Inflation Continues to Outpace Wages

InflationUnemploymentU.S. EconomyU.S. History

11/14/2022Mises Media
The jobs data is worse than the latest headlines suggest, and workers are staring at falling real wages, declining savings, and mounting debt. We can thank the Fed.
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The Government, Race, and an Upcoming SCOTUS Decision

Big GovernmentLaw

11/11/2022Mises Media
The US Supreme Court has heard arguments for and against affirmative action in higher education admissions. Government needs to get out of the racial discrimination business altogether.
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The Economy Is a Mess: What Lessons Will We Learn?

Big GovernmentBureaucracy and RegulationCronyism and CorporatismProgressivism

11/07/2022Mises Media
As inflation advances and the economy slowly implodes, we also learn valuable lessons.
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The Petrodollar-Saudi Axis Is Why Washington Hates Iran

Financial MarketsWar and Foreign Policy

11/06/2022Mises Media
The Ponzi game known as selling US government debt is nearing its end. The seller is running out of suckers.
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