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History Repeats Itself: Abandoning Sound Money Leads to Tyranny and Ruin

The FedInflationGold StandardMonetary Theory

10/07/2022Mises Media
The current bout of inflation is the latest disaster in a string of disasters caused by government debasement of once sound money.
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How the Policy of Price Stability Generates Greater Economic Instability

Booms and BustsThe FedInflation

10/06/2022Mises Media
The Fed claims 2 percent inflation promotes "price stability." However, that policy also causes the boom-and-bust cycle, which is anything but stable.
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How Do We Define Socialism? By What It Does—and Does Not—Do

CapitalismSocialismWorld History

09/21/2022Mises Media
The reality of socialism is that it politicizes life entirely. How that is supposed to improve quality of life remains a mystery.
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How Monarchs Became Servants of the State

Big GovernmentLawLegal SystemWorld History

09/19/2022Mises Media
Monarchs created Europe's modern states but lost the ability to control them. Then, having grown beyond the tools that helped monarchs turn themselves into absolute rulers, "the state acquired a life of its own."
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How the Fed Helped Create Another Calamity: The Ongoing Emerging Market Debt Crisis

Economic PolicyThe FedInflationStrategyU.S. Economy

09/17/2022Mises Media
The Fed's suppression of interest rates in the USA didn't just affect this nation's economy. It also drove investors to seek higher interest rates in questionable investments.
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How the Public Lost Trust in the Federal Reserve (Which Should Never Have Been Trusted in the First Place)

The FedInflationU.S. Economy

08/24/2022Mises Media
Between its political happy talk in the contrast to reality and its broken promises, whatever credibility the Fed had in the past is long gone
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How British Efforts to Enforce Equality Have Led to a Woke Totalitarianism

Big GovernmentLawLegal SystemProgressivismThe Police State

08/08/2022Mises Media
The government of the United Kingdom is using coercive means to promote its dubious goals of "diversity and inclusion." In the end, freedom recedes while state power increases.
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Harry Truman y la bomba atómica

Big GovernmentU.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyWorld History

08/08/2022Mises Daily Articles
La destrucción de Hiroshima y Nagasaki fue un crimen de guerra peor que cualquiera de los que ejecutaron los generales japoneses en Tokio y Manila. Si Harry Truman no fue un criminal de guerra, entonces nadie lo fue nunca.
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Harry Truman and the Atomic Bomb

Big GovernmentU.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyWorld History

08/08/2022Mises Daily Articles
The destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki was a war crime worse than any that Japanese generals were executed for in Tokyo and Manila. If Harry Truman was not a war criminal, then no one ever was.
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How to Teach Austrian Economics in the Current Political Atmosphere

Economic PolicyEducationProgressivismSocialismAustrian Economics Overview

07/30/2022Mises Media
As the US political landscape shifts rapidly and college economics departments become increasingly hostile, the way we teach free-market economics will change.
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