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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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Do Tariffs Create Prosperity? Challenging the Populist Right on Trade

Economic PolicyFree MarketsGlobal EconomyProtectionism and Free TradeWar and Foreign Policy

08/10/2022Mises Media
Populists on the right (and left) are claiming that American prosperity came about because of high protective tariffs. But political rhetoric can't replace sound economics.
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Divine Monarchy: Exploitative or Beneficial?

Legal SystemProperty RightsWorld History

08/09/2022Mises Media
While divine monarchy might seem illogical or archaic, it had a larger positive economic impact in society that historians have overlooked.
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Do Free Markets Create a Wasteful "Landfill Economy"? Definitely Not

CapitalismEconomic PolicyFree MarketsLibertarianismU.S. EconomyU.S. History

07/29/2022Mises Media
Critics claim the market economy engages in "planned obsolescence" that encourages throwing good products into landfills. In fact, activities that might seem wasteful are the best use of resources.
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Did Capitalism Cause the Great Depression?

Booms and BustsThe FedFinancial Markets

07/21/2022Mises Daily Articles
"If recovery is to be maintained and future progress assured, there must be a more or less complete reversal of contemporary tendencies of governmental regulation of enterprise."
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Developing Countries Don't Need Wealth Transfers; They Need Free Markets

CapitalismEconomic FreedomFree MarketsPovertyWar and Foreign PolicyWorld History

07/13/2022Mises Media
The standard line among the Great Reset crowd is that capitalism exploits poor nations and causes poverty. In reality, capitalism and free markets have reduced poverty around the world.
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Don't Blame Social Media. Blame the Politicization of Nearly Everything

DemocracyEconomic FreedomMedia and CultureStrategy

07/05/2022Mises Media
Although social media is blamed for many social ills, the sickness doesn't come from Twitter or Facebook but from how the ruling classes have politicized life itself.
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Debt-Fueled Demand and Oil Price Inflation Brings Airfares Roaring Back

Global EconomyU.S. Economy

06/11/2022Mises Media
Airfares may surge 40 percent or more in 2022. This could be the biggest price increase in many decades.
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Don't Be Fooled: The World's Central Bankers Still Love Inflation

Big GovernmentCentral BanksEconomic PolicyGlobal Economy

06/11/2022Mises Media
The proposed WHO Pandemic Treaty is nothing less than an exercise in medical totalitarianism. Welcome to the rule of the medical bureaucrat.
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Davos Man Is at It Again: The 2022 Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum

Big GovernmentEconomic FreedomGlobal EconomyWar and Foreign Policy

06/07/2022Mises Media
Once upon a time, the progressive hero was "socialist man." Today, we have "Davos man," who is ready to plan your life for you—your wishes notwithstanding.
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