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The "Curse" of Labor-Saving Machinery Is Nothing New

Free MarketsWorld HistoryPolitical Theory


Amazon's new cashier-less and staff-less store is just the latest move in a long history of innovations that have made workers obsolete.

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The Euro Crisis

Financial MarketsGlobal EconomyBusiness CyclesMoney and Banking

David Howden explains the basics of the European Union and the economic crises it has caused.
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The Long History of Government Meddling in the American Marketplace

The FedTaxes and SpendingU.S. EconomyU.S. History

02/29/2016Mises Wire
American history is a story of non-stop efforts by governments to intervene in the marketplace through regulations, monopolies, and subsidies. Most surprisingly, these market interventions appear to place a central role in causing economic crises over the years.
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The Cozy Relationship between the Treasury and the Fed

The FedMoney and BanksTaxes and SpendingMoney and Banking

02/04/2016Mises Wire
Lately, the Fed has been more and more involved in directly funding the Federal government by handing over Fed revenues to the Treasury. In fact, the Fed is handing over enough money to fund the entire food stamp program, and then some.
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