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Without Easy Money, the Tech Sector Faces Layoffs and Losses

Booms and BustsProgressivismU.S. Economy

11/27/2022Mises Media
Cheap money in the last decade has meant good times for companies that barely make money and hire employees who barely work. But those times are now ending.
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World War I: The Great War Was also the Great Enabler of Progressive Governance

The FedU.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

11/23/2022Mises Media
Historians praise the US entry into World War I because it enabled an Allied victory. But it also led to the economic disasters of the 1920s and ’30s.
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What I Learned from my Grandfather about Money

Monetary PolicyU.S. History

11/22/2022Mises Media
The author recalls the 1922 peace dollar his grandfather gave him sixty years ago. Real money.
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World Dollar Hegemony Is Ending (and That May Be a Good Thing)

InflationWar and Foreign Policy

11/16/2022Mises Media
The dollar's petrodollar status has led the Federal Reserve to irresponsibly inflate the currency. The rest of the world has noticed and is looking for alternatives.
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Why Proposition 13 and Attacking It Are Both Popular

Big GovernmentBureaucracy and RegulationProtectionism and Free TradeTaxes and Spending

11/04/2022Mises Media
More than forty years ago, California voters enthusiastically passed Proposition 13, which limited property tax hikes. Politicians have been lying about it ever since.
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Without Easy Money from the Fed, Home Prices Will Keep Falling

The FedInflationU.S. Economy

10/28/2022Mises Media
Home price growth of the sort we've seen in recent years simply cannot be sustained without a continued commitment to easy money from the central bank, and it shows.
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What Do Supply and Demand Curves Really Tell Us? Not Very Much

PraxeologyPricesProduction Theory

10/21/2022Mises Media
It is easy to think of supply and demand curves as being key to economic analysis. In reality, they can't tell us much, and emphasizing them actually stands in the way of better understanding economic processes.
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We're Getting Poorer: Price Inflation Grew Faster than Wages Again in September

InflationU.S. Economy

10/20/2022Mises Media
There are only painful options for bringing price inflation under control at this point, and that's all thanks to the Fed's creation of countless bubbles and malinvestments over the past decade.
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What Drove the Industrial Revolution in Britain? It Wasn't Slavery

World History

10/12/2022Mises Media
Some claim that slavery was the main reason for the success of the Industrial Revolution in Great Britain, but the answer lies elsewhere.
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When "Decolonialization" Creates More Problems than It Allegedly Solves

World History

09/21/2022Mises Media
The academic and political buzzword today is "decolonialization," but what happens when good laws are discarded on the flimsy basis that they were established during a colonial era?
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