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Low Interest Rates and High Taxes Won't Help against Inflation: The Economy Needs Savings and Real Investment

Central BanksThe FedGlobal EconomyHayekInflation

10 hours agoMises Media
Now that inflation is the highest it has been in four decades, the monetary authorities are trying one trick after another. Only ending artificially low interest rates will help.
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Why the "New World Order" Is Impossible to Implement without Creating Mass Chaos

Economic FreedomLegal SystemProperty RightsSocialismThe Police State

08/13/2022Mises Media
Global elites have a "wonderful" plan for the rest of us, even if they don't intend to live within its strictures.
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After Secession, What Happens to the National Debt?

SecessionU.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyWorld History

08/13/2022Mises Media
National divorce does happen, and debts are not necessarily repudiated as a result. We can look to examples from Latin America, Eastern Europe, and the Czech-Slovak split.
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Spotlight on Keynesian Economics

The FedInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

08/13/2022Mises Daily Articles
"All of Keynesian thinking is a tissue of distortions, fallacies, and drastically unrealistic assumptions."
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The Agenda behind Climate Change Catastrophism

Bureaucracy and RegulationLawSocialism

08/12/2022Mises Media
On top of Congress passing the "Climate Relief Bill," environmentalists also demand that President Joe Biden declare a "climate emergency" in order to seize new powers ostensibly to combat dreaded climate change. However, climate alarmism is not based on reality.
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Economies Cannot Produce Wealth without Patience and Long-Term Horizons

Economic FreedomThe EntrepreneurFree MarketsGlobal EconomyWorld History

08/12/2022Mises Media
People decrying poverty in developing countries usually overlook the fact that there is a dearth of long-term economic thinking.
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Green Myths and Hard Realities: Sri Lanka as a Warning

Bureaucracy and RegulationGlobal EconomySocialismStrategy

08/11/2022Mises Media
While renewable energy and organic farming are considered sustainable, they're anything but. The collapse of Sri Lanka's green agricultural sector is a warning to the rest of the world.
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Economic Causes of War

War and Foreign PolicyAustrian Economics Overview

08/11/2022Mises Daily Articles
Under a system of private ownership, in which the government's only function is to protect property rights, it is immaterial where the frontiers of people's country are drawn.
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A Political Victory for the Joes Is a Loss for the Country

AntipoliticsBig GovernmentInflationPrice ControlsU.S. Economy

08/11/2022Mises Media
Sen. Joe Manchin has agreed to support a "Build Back Better" lite that proponents claim will reduce inflation, give us better weather, and "pay for itself" through price controls and taxes. Perhaps we should be wary of such political "victories" for the political elites.
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Despite Our Own Inflation, the Dollar Dominance Takes Down the Yen and Euro

Global EconomyInflationU.S. Economy

08/10/2022Mises Media
Even though the Fed has been inflating the US dollar with impunity, neither the yen nor the euro can challenge the USD.
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