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Fighting Inflation Really Means Fighting the Federal Reserve

The FedInflation


These days, the Fed and Chairman Jerome Powell are claiming the title of "inflation fighters." The more appropriate moniker should be "inflationists."

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Fiat Money Inflation Not Only Raises Prices but Also Undermines Division of Labor

InflationGold StandardInterventionism


Government interference into money creation and production harms the economy in a number of ways, including skewing the organization of division of labor.

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Family Destruction and Its Socialist Cheerleaders



Socialists don't just want to take your property; they also are demanding control of your children and loved ones.

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For Now, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Still Holds a High Place in the USA

Economic FreedomThe EntrepreneurProtectionism and Free Trade


Despite worries that foreign "competitors" will surpass economic production in the United States, innovation and entrepreneurship are still important here. For now.

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Forget Oil. Now They Are Coming for the Cows

Bureaucracy and RegulationProgressivism


Not satisfied with hamstringing the oil and gas industries, environmentalists now are shutting down farms and production of livestock, all in the name of fighting climate change. But people still need to eat.

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Father Time versus Central Bankers

Central BanksThe FedMonetary PolicyU.S. EconomyMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking


Only Father Time helps us cut through the policy nonsense and understand interest rates conceptually.

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Fiat and Gold: Two Fixes for a Broken US Monetary Base

The FedGold StandardMoney Supply

The US monetary system is out of sorts and out of control. The authors show a path back from the inflation brink to monetary soundness.

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Free Markets DO Work in Developing Countries

Free MarketsGlobal EconomyWorld History


The standard line from progressives is that free markets usually fail in developing countries. The economic numbers tell a much different story.

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