With the shortage have come the usual half-baked bromides about "evil corporations" and how they aren't regulated enough. The real fault lies with welfare statists, Trump-style protectionists, and the FDA.
Disney's special legal status in Florida is reminiscent of the mercantilist corporations of old. They were granted favors at the expense of ordinary businesses who did not enjoy the favor of state officials.
The Biden administration in its desire to "save" the planet from climate change has decided to destroy one of this country's most productive and important industries in the process, putting the US economy itself in jeopardy.
During February 2022, year-over-year (YOY) growth in the money supply was at 7.1 percent. That's up from January's rate of 6.8 percent, and down from the February 2021 rate of 39.1 percent. Growth peaked in February 2021.
In contrast to the Keynesians and Friedmanites, Rothbard showed how Austrian economists can understand the stagflation phenomenon through price theory and capital theory. Interest rates must be raised in order to flush out malinvestments.