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How Bad Were Recessions before the Fed? Not as Bad as They Are Now

Booms and BustsEconomic PolicyThe FedInflationMoney and Banks

07/07/2022Mises Media
The Federal Reserve was supposed to prevent recessions that people blamed on the lack of central banking. Not surprisingly, the post-Fed recessions have been worse.
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How Governments Expropriate Wealth with Inflation and Taxes

Big GovernmentEconomic FreedomEconomic PolicyMoney and Banks

07/06/2022Mises Media
Did you feel happy when the government gave you a check paid with printed money? Watch now as your daily groceries, gas and power become unaffordable.
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How Money Printing Destroyed Argentina and Can Destroy Others

Big GovernmentThe FedGlobal EconomyTaxes and SpendingU.S. EconomyWar and Foreign Policy

06/28/2022Mises Media
Inflation in Argentina is far worse than neighboring countries. It has only one cause: an extractive and confiscatory monetary policy—printing pesos without control and without demand.
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History and Institutions Matter: The Postslavery Development of Jamaica and Barbados

Global EconomyPoverty

05/21/2022Mises Media
Why did Barbados postslavery develop a more robust economy than Jamaica even though the people had similar ethnic backgrounds?
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How Did CNN+ Get Canned by Netflix? Austrian Economists Might Have an Answer

Booms and BustsThe FedBusiness Cycles

05/05/2022Mises Media
The Fed's reckless behavior has undermined Netflix more than the losses at CNN+.
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How Russia Uses Immigration and Naturalization to Grow State Power

War and Foreign PolicyWorld History

05/04/2022Mises Media
Moscow has used naturalization and immigration to effect demographic change and encourage conflict between ethnic groups in neighboring states. It has proven to be an effective foreign policy tool.
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How Society Works: Plato's Contribution

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsPhilosophy and MethodologyProduction Theory

04/25/2022Mises Daily Articles
According to this theory, cooperation among any number of persons is more productive than the individual efforts of the same persons in isolation from one another.
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How Fully Private, No-Insurance Hospitals Help the Common Man

Bureaucracy and RegulationFree MarketsHealth

04/21/2022Mises Media
The standard line with progressives is that unless government controls medical care, prices will skyrocket. But what if the free market model costs less than government-directed care?
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Heavy Sanctions against Russia Could Usher in a Wider Economic War

Global EconomyWar and Foreign Policy

04/19/2022Mises Media
The sanctions against Russia have the potential to spiral into something much larger. Indeed, many governments are using the current conflict as an opportunity to further push "green energy," rearmament, and other big-spending schemes.
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