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Doug French

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Douglas French is former president of the Mises Institute, author of Early Speculative Bubbles & Increases in the Money Supply, and author of Walk Away: The Rise and Fall of the Home-Ownership Myth. He received his master's degree in economics from UNLV, studying under both Professor Murray Rothbard and Professor Hans-Hermann Hoppe.

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Thanks to the Fed, the High-Risk, Small-Time Borrower Is Becoming a Thing of the Past

Money and Banks

Blog04/26/2021

The central bank has basically destroyed the business of risk, and commercial real estate remains a looming disaster. As a result, banks aren't lending to regular people. The economy increasingly relies on little more than newly printed money. 

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The Plan to Save the the Postal Service by Making It Even Worse

U.S. History

04/21/2021Mises Media
The post office can't seem to balance its books. So like all monopolists, the postal service plans to "improve" things by increasing prices and making its service even worse.
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Is God a Capitalist?

Book Reviews

Blog04/17/2021

In his book God Is a Capitalist: Markets from Moses to Marx, McKinney “shows how Biblical economic principles answer the most vexing problems the world faces today, such as poverty, inequality and pollution.” 

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The Plan to Save the the Postal Service by Making It Even Worse

U.S. History

Blog04/15/2021

The post office can't seem to balance its books. So like all monopolists, the postal service plans to "improve" things by increasing prices and making its service even worse. 

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Big Debt Plus Rising Interest Rates = Big Danger

Money and Banking

04/09/2021Mises Media
"Because there's so much debt today relative to 10, 15 years ago, a small debt, a small move in yields, 50 basis points in yields today is equivalent to 2% 15 years ago."
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