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Ryan McMaken

Editor, Mises.org

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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 a bachelor's degree in economics and a master's degree in public policy and international relations 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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The Fed's New "Tightening" Plan Is Too Little, Too Late

Money and Banks

Blog05/06/2022

The Fed has announced it will finally begin scaling back its balance sheet and raising rates. But the steps announced by the Fed on Wednesday are incredibly timid.

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It’s Mid-2022 and the Fed Has Still Done Nothing to Fight Inflation

Money and Banks

Blog05/04/2022

In November, the Fed started its hawkish talk. Six months later, the economy is weakening, and the Fed has still done virtually nothing at all.

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End Roe v. Wade: It's Time to Defederalize Abortion Policy

U.S. History

Blog05/04/2022

The SCOTUS decision on abortion isn't really about the legality of abortion in America. It's all about how far you have to drive to get one. But many progressives can't stand that people have different values in different places. 

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How Russia Uses Immigration and Naturalization to Grow State Power

War and Foreign PolicyWorld History

05/04/2022Mises Media
Moscow has used naturalization and immigration to effect demographic change and encourage conflict between ethnic groups in neighboring states. It has proven to be an effective foreign policy tool.
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Proliferation Isn't the Problem. Legacy Nuclear Powers Again Threaten the Globe.

War and Foreign Policy

Blog05/03/2022

Here we are in 2022, worrying about if the world's oldest nuclear powers will be the ones to touch off a global nuclear war. It's not Pakistan or North Korea or "proliferation." It's Washington and Moscow, yet again. 

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