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Chris Calton

Chris Calton is an economic historian and a former Mises Research Fellow. He was the writer and host of the Historical Controversies podcast.

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Lockdowns, Not the Pandemic, Created Havoc

HealthThe Police State

04/08/2022Mises Media
Those responsible for locking down much of the US during covid blame the pandemic itself for the economic and social havoc that followed. Perhaps they should look at the lockdowns themselves.
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Lockdowns, Not the Pandemic, Created Havoc

Big GovernmentHealthThe Police State

Blog04/06/2022

Those responsible for locking down much of the US during covid blame the pandemic itself for the economic and social havoc that followed. Perhaps they should look at the lockdowns themselves.

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In a Free Economy, Prices Would Be Going down, Not Up

Money and Banks

11/15/2021Mises Media
In an age of growing productivity and technological advancement, goods would be getting cheaper every year. This is a reason why price inflation rises more slowly than money supply inflation.
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In a Free Economy, Prices Would Be Going down, Not Up

Money and Banks

Blog11/06/2021

In an age of growing productivity and technological advancement, goods would be getting cheaper every year. This is a reason why price inflation rises more slowly than money supply inflation.

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Who Will Build the Roads? Anyone Who Stands to Benefit from Them.

Taxes and Spending

10/30/2021Mises Media
The appropriate question is not “Who will build the roads?” but rather “Who will pay for them without taxation?” History suggests the answer is "lots of people" and the "public goods" theory is wrong.
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