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How the Public Lost Trust in the Federal Reserve (Which Should Never Have Been Trusted in the First Place)

The FedInflation

Blog11 hours ago

Between its political happy talk in the contrast to reality and its broken promises, whatever credibility the Fed had in the past is long gone

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AB 257: Another Antieconomic California Boondoggle

Big GovernmentLabor and WagesLegal System

Blog08/17/2022

Not satisfied with putting thousands of people out of work with its infamous AB 5 legislation, California lawmakers now are going after fast-food businesses.

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How Long Will This Recession Last?

Economic PolicyU.S. Economy

Blog08/16/2022

Bottom line, it’s a recession at the moment; whether it gets worse depends on inflation, and policymakers goofing around whistling past graveyards should give anyone pause.

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The New Green Economy Is Little More than a Keynesian Spending Scheme

KeynesProgressivismSocialism

Blog08/16/2022

Advocates of the New Green Deal emphasize new "green jobs" and other benefits, but the NGD is basically a Keynesian scheme in which government allegedly spends us into prosperity.

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Monetary Policy and Environmental Progress: Why Bad Money Drives Up Pollution

InflationStrategy

Blog08/16/2022

Politicians declare that their top priority is improving environmental quality. Their inflationary policies say otherwise.

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Can We See the End of the World from Here? Will We Still Feel Fine?

Book ReviewsGlobal Economy

Blog08/15/2022

Typical discussions about the fate of our planet center around issues like war, climate change, and sovereignty. Peter Zelhan says "the halcyon days of 1980–2015 are over."

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Inflation Makes People Poorer (And It's the Government's Fault)

The FedInflation

Blog08/15/2022

When inflation hits, we see higher overall prices for everyone. But inflation hits lower-income people the hardest, and they bear the brunt of this tax.

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If Mauritius Is a Tax H(e)aven, Other African Countries Must Be Tax Hells

Free MarketsSocialismTaxes and Spending

Blog08/13/2022

Elites are attacking the government of Mauritius for having lower tax rates than other African countries. The real issue is the levels of taxation in other African countries.

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