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Central Banks Can't Taper in This Slowdown

Global Economy

Blog09/01/2021

Central banks are faced with the devil’s alternative created by their own policy. Either let inflation run and create a stagflation problem or scare the markets by tapering. 

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John Tamny Reviews Mark Spitznagel's Safe Haven

Global EconomyPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog08/27/2021

Safe Haven is a compelling book about how we view risk, and a challenge to rethink how we "pay" to mitigate it.

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Mises in Peru: La Prensa Interview, 1950

Global EconomyWar and Foreign PolicyWorld History

Blog08/24/2021

In this brief interview, Ludwig von Mises discusses the state of the global economy, the Marshall Plan, and the road to recovery.

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Egypt's Bread Subsidies May Bring Millions to the Brink of Starvation

Global EconomyWorld History

Blog08/17/2021

Most Egyptians have lived their whole lives in a country where the government heavily subsidizes bread prices. But now the deeply indebted Egyptian state faces some tough choices, and Egypt's poor may suffer the most.  

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China: The Regime's Managed Economy Is Stagnating

Global Economy

Blog08/12/2021

China is a lesson for those in the West that see China’s rising interventionism as a good idea. Political interventionism means bad capital allocation, worse job creation, and the worst type of inequality, the one that is politically driven.

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China Won't Be Taking Over the World

Global Economy

Blog08/09/2021

Faced with countless demographic, economic, and strategic problems, China is more likely to collapse than take over the world.

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Government "Stimulus" Keeps Having a Diminishing Effect

Global Economy

Blog08/05/2021

We should be extremely concerned about the short and diminishing impact of monster stimulus plans.

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Why Are Thieves Stealing So Many Catalytic Converters?

Global EconomyU.S. Economy

Blog07/21/2021

US car owners are being preyed upon by thieves, because South African mine owners are being preyed upon by their government. 

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How Botswana Became the World's Fastest-Growing Economy

Global Economy

Blog07/17/2021

The risk of government expropriation of private property remained low, and Botswana rejected antiwhite reformist politics which destroyed capital in many other countries in the region. Economic success has been a result. 

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