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Will Dollarization Work in Argentina?

Economic PolicyGlobal EconomyInflationMonetary PolicySocialism

Javier Milei has promised to make the US dollar Argentina's currency if he is elected. Whether it will help the Argentine economy is another matter.

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The Partnership from Hell

Economic PolicyThe FedInflationProgressivism


With the creation of the Federal Reserve in 1913, the American people began their new "partnership" with the federal government. The results were wars, inflation, and currency debasement.

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A Ticking Time Bomb: A Huge National Debt Plus Rising Interest Rates

Economic PolicyInflationMonetary PolicyTaxes and Spending


As the national debt explodes and the federal government ramps up borrowing and spending, borrowing costs increase as well. Ordinary Americans will suffer the effects in due time.

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Why the Fed's Tight Rate Stance Damages the Economy

InflationMonetary PolicyU.S. EconomyGold Standard


In the wake of bad news on inflation, the Federal Reserve is pushing up interest rates. However, a Fed-induced higher rate is not the same as an interest rate decided by the market.

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Inflation: Government’s Insidious Form of Theft

The FedInflationMonetary Policy


While court economists such as Paul Krugman insist that inflation is government's way of ensuring full employment, in reality, inflation is one of the many ways governments steal from productive people.

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Consumer Credit Is Expanding Even While the Fed Pushes up Interest Rates

InflationMonetary PolicyTaxes and SpendingU.S. Economy


As the economy slowly deteriorates, consumer debt rises. In the meantime, the Fed is pushing up interest rates to deal with the inflation it caused. This does not end well.

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Why Stabilization Policy is Destabilizing

The FedInflationMonetary PolicyU.S. Economy


The call for "price stabilization" was part of the recent Republican debate. Despite its attractive appearance, having the Fed try to "stabilize prices" is a very bad idea.

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America's Big Three Entitlement Bankruptcies Are Inevitable

Bureaucracy and RegulationEconomic PolicyInflationU.S. Economy


The vast American welfare system is imploding. Future tax revenues will not come close to meeting future obligations. Something must give.

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The Fed: Harming the Economy for over a Century

The FedInflationUnemploymentU.S. EconomyU.S. History


While we criticize the Fed for its monetary predations over the past few years, we really should look at the harm the Fed has caused for more than a century. Its record is abysmal.

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Help Us Get What Has Government Done to Our Money? into the Hands of Students!

Booms and BustsCentral BanksEconomic PolicyThe FedInflationStrategy

This year marks the sixtieth anniversary of Murray Rothbard’s classic work What Has Government Done to Our Money? We need your help getting it into the hands of a new generation.

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