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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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Real Wages Fall Again as Inflation Surges and the Fed Plays the Blame Game

Labor and Wages

04/18/2022Mises Media
Money printing may bring rising wages, but it also brings rising prices for goods and services. And those increases are outpacing the wage increases.
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New Covid Study Shows Lockdown-Heavy States Had Some of the Worst Health Results

U.S. History

Blog04/14/2022

Among the states that performed the best during the pandemic were lockdown-light states like Utah and Florida. Among the states with the worst outcomes were lockdown-heavy California, New Mexico, New Jersey, and New York. 

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The Fed Wanted Inflation, Now They Have No Idea What to Do

The FedMonetary Policy

04/14/2022Mises Media
Ryan McMaken and Tho Bishop take a look back at previous statements by current members of the Fed.
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How Russia Uses Immigration and Naturalization to Grow State Power

War and Foreign PolicyWorld History

Blog04/14/2022

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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If Ukraine Joins the EU, It Will Be the Poorest Member by Far

World History

04/13/2022Mises Media
Ukraine should have been a middle-income country by now. Instead, it is one of the poorest in Europe. If Ukraine joined the EU, it would be the poorest country and well below even Bulgaria.
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