Mises Wire

Real Wages Fall for the Twenty-First Month as Rent and Food Prices Keep Rising

Money and BanksU.S. Economy

Blog01/12/2023

The Federal Reserve has yet to get price increases anywhere near its own arbitrary 2-percent goal, but a mild slowing in growth rates has Biden claiming that price inflation is "falling."

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The Chimera of a Postpandemic Postwar Return to Monetary Normal

The FedInflationMonetary Policy

Blog01/12/2023

Government and monetary authorities claim that the worst of the postcovid lockdown disruptions are past and a "return to normal" is just around the corner. It will be a very long corner.

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The Great Depression's Patsy

Booms and BustsKeynesMonetary PolicyGold Standard

Blog01/12/2023

Poplular history says that massive government spending—made possible by ending the gold standard—ended the Great Depression. As usual, popular history is wrong.

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Infective Maltruism: Is Charity Still Charity When It Is Performed for Uncharitable Reasons?

Cronyism and CorporatismProgressivism

Blog01/11/2023

What often passes as charity today is little more than progressive billionaires trying to force the Great Reset on unwilling subjects.

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Micronations in International Law: How US Policy Could Improve the Fortunes of Upstart Libertarian Countries

Decentralization and SecessionSecession

Blog01/11/2023

Breakaway groups are forming micronations to become free of stultifying governments. This trend certainly will continue.

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The Constitution Failed. It Secured Neither Peace nor Freedom.

U.S. History

Blog01/10/2023

The constitution has not protected our natural rights, nor did it prevent the US from becoming a blood-soaked failed state a mere 73 years after the constitution was ratified. 

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America, Brazil, and the Illegitimacy of Weaponized Democracy

Legal SystemStrategy

Blog01/10/2023

The similar challenges facing America and Brazil, including concerns about the state of their democracies, is worthy of exploration, as is the global response to the protest and what that response means for those opposed to the current “neoliberal” international order.

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The Senator Who Didn’t Know (but Thought She Did)

Big GovernmentMoney and Banks

Blog01/10/2023

Sen. Elizabeth Warren wants to subject cryptocurrency to federal money-laundering laws and other regulations. She fails to understand how that system works.

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