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Biden Wants Sanctions for Uganda Because Its Government Passed Anti-LGBT Laws

War and Foreign Policy

06/18/2023Mises Media
Just in case you wrongly thought sanctions had anything to do with national security: Biden wants to sanction the people of a small African country over anti-LGBT laws.
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Bank of England Economist: Britons Need to Accept That They’re Poorer

Central BanksInflationMonetary Policy

06/03/2023Mises Media
Although the Bank of England is largely responsible for inflation in the UK, its leaders blame British consumers and workers for the price increases.
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Banks Are Lending Less Money, and That's a Formula for Recession

Money and BanksU.S. Economy

06/02/2023Mises Media
A new Fed survey shows that banks are cutting back on lending big time. Over the past thirty-five years, this almost always predicts recession. Our economy can't survive without endless new infusions of easy money.
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Biden’s New Intersectionality: Where Equity Policies Meet Bad Economics

Economic PolicyProgressivismProtectionism and Free TradeU.S. EconomyInterventionism

05/30/2023Mises Media
The Biden administration has decided that the REAL problem with housing is that the wrong people are saving money and making timely mortgage payments. They must be punished.
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Buckley Revealed

Free MarketsOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology

05/03/2023Mises Daily Articles
Conservative icon William F. Buckley wanted a "totalitarian bureaucracy within our shores" to combat the communist threat. Far too many modern Chinaphobes are embracing a similarly deranged policy.
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Boeing 737 MAX Disasters' Root Cause Was Government Regulation

Bureaucracy and RegulationEconomic FreedomLegal System

04/25/2023Mises Media
When the Boeing 737 MAX had two crashes, the usual suspects called for more regulation. It turns out that the crashes were due more to regulatory failure than anything else.
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Biden's Wealth Tax Is a Trojan Horse Requiring Multiple Manipulations

Big GovernmentBureaucracy and RegulationPoliticsTaxes and Spending

04/21/2023Mises Media
President Biden pushes a wealth tax as a measure of "fairness." Not only is it unconstitutional, but it's also bad for the economy.
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Bipartisanship Is Not a Substitute for Voluntary Exchange

DemocracyFree MarketsPoliticsProgressivism

04/03/2023Mises Media
Politicians tout "bipartisanship"—that often just means one's pocket will be picked even more cleanly.
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Biden's Executive Order on Equity: It Will Create Greater Inequality

Bureaucracy and RegulationPhilosophy

03/12/2023Mises Media
President Biden's executive order to "strengthen equity" in the federal government is doomed to fail. It will create a lot of havoc in the meantime.
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Biden versus Bastiat

Economic PolicyFree MarketsProtectionism and Free Trade

03/03/2023Mises Media
President Biden's recent call to "buy American" is doomed to failure, just like all other protectionist schemes.
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