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Gold Could Offer a Way out of Switzerland's Failing Inflationist Experiment

Central BanksWorld HistoryMoney and Banking

Blog02/06/2021

The Swiss state should end antigold regulations, end negative interest rates, and return to zero rates on bank reserves. These are small steps on their own, perhaps, but would be progress away from the brewing mess that is the eurozone.

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Government's Money Monopoly and the "Great Reset"

Booms and BustsInflationMoney and Banking

Blog02/01/2021

It should be clear by now that the unbacked paper money system is not only a cause of crises, it is also the central instrument of control for the oligarchic party elites and their supporters.

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GameStop, Market Distortions, and Manipulations

The FedFinancial Markets

Blog01/28/2021

With a sound money, none of these distortions would have been possible: the limitations of the currency itself would have forced an unwinding of excessive risk far before it could become a clash between major hedge funds and Reddit trolls.

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Greece Is Setting Itself Up for Another Financial Crisis

The center-right government that came into power in July of 2019 has failed to liberalize the economy and make market-oriented reforms, with the pandemic making things even worse.

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Giving Thanks to Society’s Economic Benefactors

CapitalismPoverty

Blog11/25/2020

As Thanksgiving approaches, we should be thankful to society’s economic benefactors rather than condemning them because of the wrongheaded ideology of egalitarianism.

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Good News: Covid Is Driving More Parents to Homeschool

Blog11/04/2020

The current pandemic environment has opened up new approaches to schooling such as co-ops, learning pods, and unschooling. 

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Global Health Bureaucrats Want Even More Power to Impose Their Plans across National Borders

Big GovernmentBureaucracy and Regulation

Blog10/19/2020

Global health bureaucrats would have a much easier time if they could force "renegade" countries like Sweden into line with the power to force a uniform health policy on everyone.

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Get Your Free Ron Paul Booklet!

Blog10/01/2020

The Mises Institute exists to set the record straight. Economics shouldn’t be left to “experts” with Ivy League degrees serving in government agencies. It exposes the schemes of ambitious politicians and would-be tyrants everywhere.

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