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Shawn Ritenour

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Shawn Ritenour, a Fellow of the Mises Institute, and former Mises Research Fellow, teaches economics at Grove City College and is the author of Foundations of Economics: A Christian View.

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Socialism's Dismal Harvest: Venezuela Edition

Political Theory

Blog05/16/2016

The more hard-core socialist the system is, the worse its problems.

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Review of Exploring Capitalist Fiction: Business through Literature and Film by Edward W. Younkins

Media and Culture

03/22/2016Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
The importance of economic messages in media has not been lost on Austrian economists. Mises, for example, had much to say throughout his career about the importance of novels and the media in shaping people’s ideas about political economy.
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Why Is the Fed Punishing My Parents?

The FedMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

04/22/2015Audio/Video
Thanks to the central bank, those who worked hard and "played by the rules" all their lives now face an uncertain future as inflation chips away at their savings and threatens their financial stability, writes Shawn Ritenour . This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Robert Hale.
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Why Is the Fed Punishing My Parents?

The FedMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

03/30/2015Mises Daily Articles
Thanks to the central bank, those who worked hard and "played by the rules" all their lives now face an uncertain future as inflation chips away at their savings and threatens their financial stability.
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The Fed: Reality Trumps Rhetoric

The FedMoney and BanksMonetary Theory

01/14/2015Mises Daily Articles
The Fed would have us believe that it has am impressive record of success in preventing recessions and improving the economy. The actual historical record suggests otherwise.
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