Economic Policy

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There Is No Chinese Economic Miracle

Economic PolicySocialism


In most economies, inventories are valued at market prices, while in China they are valued by the authorities and adjusted later. This is just one of many ways China manipulates GDP data.

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Biden’s New Intersectionality: Where Equity Policies Meet Bad Economics

Economic PolicyProgressivismProtectionism and Free TradeU.S. EconomyInterventionism

05/30/2023Mises Media
The Biden administration has decided that the REAL problem with housing is that the wrong people are saving money and making timely mortgage payments. They must be punished.
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Taxing Capital Leads to Capital Consumption

Economic PolicyCapital and Interest Theory

05/29/2023Mises Media
Progressive governments in the name of equity are calling for taxation of capital gains. They really are demanding destruction of capital through capital consumption.
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The Fed Is Overindebted, Isn’t It?

Economic PolicyThe FedMoney and BanksStrategyU.S. Economy

05/24/2023Mises Media
By any conventional measures of finance, the Federal Reserve has negative equity. In the long run, cooking the books only puts off the day of reckoning.
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Does GDP Present an Accurate Picture of the Economy? Not Likely

Booms and BustsEconomic PolicyThe Fed

05/17/2023Mises Media
The most popular measure of economic growth is GDP. However, GDP movement is driven by changes in the money supply, not real economic factors.
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ESG: Another Fraudulent Hustle That Progressive Elites Have Foisted on the Economy

Cronyism and CorporatismEconomic PolicyPolitics

05/12/2023Mises Media
In their attempts to remake the economy, progressive elites are pushing ESG. What they forget is that the economy runs on real things, not ideology.
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Here's What Mounting Corporate Layoffs Tell Us about the Economy

Big GovernmentBooms and BustsEconomic PolicyFinancial MarketsU.S. Economy

04/27/2023Mises Media
Ryan McMaken and Dr. Mark Thornton cover the state of the dollar and why employers are laying off their highest paid workers.
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Low Rates of Military Enlistment May Portend Prosperity Ahead

AntipoliticsEconomic PolicyWar and Foreign Policy

04/26/2023Mises Media
Low rates of military reenlistment in the USA are spun as a near crisis. Perhaps this situation should make us more optimistic about our future.
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How Government Schools Use Bad History to Promote the State

Big GovernmentBooms and BustsEconomic PolicyU.S. Economy

04/20/2023Mises Media
Ryan and Tho look at common American history myths baked into government school curricula.
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