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Dude, Where's My Inflation?


The Fed could certainly encourage more price inflation if it wanted to. But it seems the real goal is not steady inflation, but support for the financial sector.
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Inflation as a Tool of the Radical Left

InflationMonetary PolicySocialism

It becomes clear that ramping up inflation is a tool for those who wish to overthrow the existing economic and social order—to get rid of what little is left of the free market system.
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Protectionism and "Weak Dollar" Trade Policy

InflationMonetary Policy

Those who advocate for a "weak dollar" to encourage trade with American firms show how little confidence there is in American industry. Meanwhile, cheapening the dollar punishes savers and ordinary workers.
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The Social and Economic Side Effects of Negative Interest Rates

InflationCapital and Interest Theory

Negative interest rates lead to zombie firms, rampant consumerism, and growing obstacles to entrepreneurship.
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Jeff Deist on Deflation, Liberalism

InflationThe Fed

Jeff Deist calls in to talk about deflation, Jeff Booth’s book The Price of Tomorrow , the role of the federal reserve in creating consumerism, liberalism as opposed to Marxism, and more.
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The Price of Tomorrow with Jeff Booth

Book ReviewsInflationFree MarketsPrices

Jeff Booth says that fast-improving technology causes prices to fall, and that we would have a more prosperous world if government would step aside and embrace deflation rather than fight it.
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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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After the Lockdowns, Government "Fixes" for the Economy Will Make Things Even Worse

InflationFinancial MarketsU.S. History

Like during the 1930s, governments are turning to new programs and schemes that will only prolong the crisis and makes things worse.
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The Quantity Theory of Money and the Equation of Exchange

InflationOther Schools of ThoughtPrices

Bad theories have a long life in the social sciences, and the crude quantity theory of money is one that refuses to go away.
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