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How Central Banks Destroy Money's Purchasing Power

Central BanksInflation


Without a monopolist central bank, market forces would restrain the issuance of bank notes. But once central banks monopolize money creation, wealth is systematically transferred to the central bank and the privileged few who are favored by the state.

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The Dangers Posed by State-Controlled Digital Currency

Central BanksInflationMonetary Policy


If we choose to break the state monopoly of money and allow private digital currencies to compete, a myriad of different solutions will emerge to serve a myriad of different needs.

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Economic Collapse Has Turned Many Europeans against the EU

Central BanksDecentralization and Secession


Ironically, the economic collapse in Europe has united both the poor and rich members of the EU in agreement that the EU has none of their best interests at heart. The political winds have shifted and are blowing against the EU.

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Bank of England Economist: Britons Need to Accept That They’re Poorer

Central BanksInflationMonetary Policy

06/03/2023Mises Media
Although the Bank of England is largely responsible for inflation in the UK, its leaders blame British consumers and workers for the price increases.
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Argentina Sleepwalks into Hyperinflation (Yet Again)

Central BanksInflationWorld History

05/23/2023Mises Media
A century ago, Argentina was one of the world's wealthiest nations and the Argentine peso rivaled the dollar. Today, Argentina is famous for periodic hyperinflation.
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Will a New BRICS Currency Change Anything? Maybe

Central BanksGlobal EconomyProtectionism and Free TradeWar and Foreign Policy

05/20/2023Mises Media
As the US government debases the dollar, other nations take notice and possibilities increase that another currency based on sound principles might emerge.
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Canada’s Housing Boom Was a Bubble. Now Comes the Bust

Booms and BustsCentral BanksDecentralization and SecessionMonetary Policy

05/14/2023Mises Media
Like the USA, Canada has had a central bank–fueled housing boom. Like all other booms, it also has an inevitable ending.
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Canada’s Legal Counterfeiting Ring Is a Product of Progressive Democracy

Central BanksDemocracyInflationMoney and BanksProgressivism

05/10/2023Mises Media
Canada created its central bank during the Great Depression, ostensibly to stabilize the currency and protect the banking system. Today, that system is falling apart, thanks to inflationary central bank policies.
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Why Do Most Countries Have Their Own Currency? Governments Wanted It That Way.

Central BanksGlobal EconomyMoney and BanksWorld History

05/02/2023Mises Media
Even when currency is backed by gold, governments have many political reasons to pursue national, territorial currencies. Now there are hundreds of national currencies. It didn't have to be this way.
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Quantitative Easing to Infinity and Beyond

Central BanksCronyism and CorporatismMoney and Banking

04/27/2023The Austrian
Every bank in America lines up to receive free money from America’s central bank. The Fed will eventually expand its balance sheet by trillions of dollars more, and they’ll tell us that it would have been worse if it weren’t for the Fed.
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