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Ryan McMaken


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Ryan McMaken (@ryanmcmaken) is a senior editor at the Mises Institute. Send him your article submissions for the Mises Wire and Power and Market, but read article guidelines first. Ryan has BA degrees in economics and political science, and an MA in political science from the University of Colorado. He was a housing economist for the State of Colorado. He is the author of Commie Cowboys: The Bourgeoisie and the Nation-State in the Western Genre.

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Why They Want to Keep the "Health Emergency" Going Forever

U.S. History


When the Democratic Colorado governor slightly scaled back covid mandates, he met furious opposition from the Left. Expect these people to push mandates forever. 

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The Experts' "Zero Covid" Plan Was a Total Failure

U.S. History


The expert class embraced the failed "zero covid" plan early, claiming that covid will be eradicated if only we "lockdown harder." This later morphed into "covid will be eradicated with more vaccines."

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The Money Supply Grew in November, but the Bigger Trend Is Way Down

Money Supply


Even with November's small rise, money supply growth is far below the unprecedented highs experienced during the past two years. This points to a weakening economy.

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Price Inflation Is at the Highest Level since 1982. What Will the Fed Do?

World History


Yet again, earnings aren't keeping up with inflation, and the Fed is feeling political pressure. But can the economy survive any serious move toward ending massive stimulus? 

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Predictions for 2022

Anti-PoliticsBig GovernmentInflationMedia and CulturePolitical Theory

01/12/2022Mises Media
In this episode of Radio Rothbard , Ryan and Tho trade predictions for the year ahead.
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