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The Chimera of a Postpandemic Postwar Return to Monetary Normal

The FedInflationMonetary Policy

01/25/2023Mises Media
Government and monetary authorities claim that the worst of the postcovid lockdown disruptions are past and a "return to normal" is just around the corner. It will be a very long corner.
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The Borders between US States Are Obsolete

Decentralization and SecessionLawU.S. History

01/20/2023Mises Media
It's been more than 150 years since most state boundaries were drawn in the US. Since then, demographic and political realities have changed enormously. The boundaries should change too.
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The FDA and the Courts Fail to Truly Discipline the Pharmaceutical Industry for Exploiting the Mentally Ill

Big GovernmentCorporate WelfareCronyism and Corporatism

01/19/2023Mises Media
Does the regulatory system help guarantee safe and effective drugs? Does the system protect drug consumers? Court cases tell us otherwise.
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The Present Fiat Monetary System Is Breaking Down

Monetary PolicyMoney and BanksGold StandardMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

01/18/2023Mises Media
The fiat monetary system is slowly breaking down, taking the economy with it.
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The Case for Disbanding Public Health Agencies

Big GovernmentBureaucracy and RegulationProgressivismSocialismThe Police State

01/10/2023Mises Media
Public health agencies tend to be treated like authoritative sacred cows. In reality, they have politicized health policies to the point where they really are a health hazard.
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The Economic Super Bowl: 1920–21 versus 1930–31

Booms and BustsEconomic PolicyThe FedHayekU.S. HistoryWorld History

01/06/2023Mises Media
By all measures, the economic downturn that began in 1920 was worse than what occurred in 1930, yet the economy recovered quickly in 1921. Why the difference?
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The Tea Party, Fifteen Years Later

AntipoliticsCorporate WelfarePoliticsStrategyU.S. History

01/06/2023Mises Media
Ah yes, the Tea Party. Fifteen years after it was established by followers of Ron Paul, the so-called antiestablishment organization has been co-opted by establishment Republicans. Dale Steinreich is not surprised.
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The Reichsbank: Germany's Central Bank Lays Foundation of Monetary Disaster

Central BanksInflationMoney and BanksWorld History

12/23/2022Mises Media
Long before there was the infamous German inflation of 1923, the Reichsbank created the scenario of monetary debasement.
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The "Barbarous Relic" Helped Enable a World More Civilized than Today's

The FedKeynesMonetary PolicyGold Standard

12/21/2022Mises Media
John Maynard Keynes derided gold-based money as a "barbarous relic," yet it was gold that enabled a long regime of honest money -- and the advance of civilization.
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The Corporate Fairy Tale Is Dying as Economic Reality Sets In

Booms and BustsBusiness CyclesCapital and Interest Theory

12/20/2022Mises Media
For nearly two decades, business, academic, and political elites have spread the fiction that central banks can engineer prosperity by printing more money. Markets now are discrediting that fairy tale.
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