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Ireland: When MMT and Price Controls Collide, Little Remains

InflationMonetary PolicyPrice Controls

Blog3 hours ago

Ireland has been "experimenting" with MMT and price controls. The results are predictable.

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It's Not Just the USA: The Economic Instability Is Global

InflationKeynesBusiness Cycles

Blog05/21/2022

The combination of covid lockdowns, money pumping, and attempts to force a new green economy are taking their toll. This is not going away any time soon.

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Inflation, War, and Oil: How Today's Crises Are Rehashing the 1970s

U.S. History

Blog05/19/2022

Persistently loose monetary policies always have negative growth and distributional effects that impair political stability. In extreme cases, there are civil wars and armed conflicts between countries.

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It Just Might Be Time to Listen to the Austrians

InflationKeynesBusiness Cycles

Blog05/18/2022

The latest Keynesian money-printing and spending schemes are blowing up. It is time to hear what the Austrians have to say.

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Inflation Up, Wages Down as Biden Passes the Buck to the Do-Nothing Fed

U.S. History

Blog05/11/2022

With inflation still near forty-year highs, this is the thirteenth month in a row during which earnings have fallen behind price inflation.

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It’s Mid-2022 and the Fed Has Still Done Nothing to Fight Inflation

Money and Banks

Blog05/04/2022

In November, the Fed started its hawkish talk. Six months later, the economy is weakening, and the Fed has still done virtually nothing at all.

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It Is Time To End the Fixation with Federal Law Enforcement

The Police State

Blog04/22/2022

For many years, conservatives have held the FBI as being nearly infallible. It is time to rethink this devotion to a federal agency that pursues its own political agendas.

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If We Ride the Cantillon Wave, We Should Remember That We'll Crash with It Too

Booms and BustsInflationCantillonMoney and Banking

Blog04/19/2022

The Federal Reserve has created a tsunami of new money, but a tsunami ultimately must crash, and so will the Fed's inflation scheme.

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