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Blame the Fed for Both the Inflationary Boom and the Inevitable Bust

Money and Banks

Blog09/01/2022

Powell isn't a villain for pulling his foot off the money-creation accelerator a little. No, Powell's villainy stems from his role in helping create the boom in the first place.

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Why Donald Trump Will Soon Be Indicted

AntipoliticsBureaucracy and RegulationLawThe Police State

While the FBI and the Department of Justice have been overreaching, Donald Trump has not helped his own cause.

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New York City Subways: The Woes of Socialist Enterprises

Big GovernmentBureaucracy and RegulationSocialism

Blog09/01/2022

New York City’s subways have become a nightmare, with rampant crime, delays, derailments, and poorly capitalized. This is a gift from "backdoor socialism."

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America's Secret Government by Proxy

Big GovernmentBureaucracy and RegulationStrategy

Blog09/01/2022

While we often concentrate on government agents' antiliberty actions, it is easy to overlook the shadow government of private business firms and NGOs that do the government's bidding.

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Defining and Defending Freedom

The Mises Institute has worked for more than four decades to advance one purpose: the cause of economic freedom in academia and public life. The two comments on our work that I hear most often are: (1) you guys are doing a great job, and (2) it is not working.

On the first point, I can...

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The "Experts" Still Aren't Giving Up on Vaccine Mandates

Bureaucracy and Regulation

"Given our current knowledge about COVID-19, the CDC can no longer justify a vaccine mandate at present based on protecting the public from unvaccinated people."

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Do We Want Real Tax Cuts? How About Cutting Government Spending?

KeynesTaxes and SpendingCapital and Interest Theory

Blog08/31/2022

Keynesians claim that tax cuts are good because they help increase consumer spending. But here's why this doesn't matter.

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Review: The Politically Incorrect Guide to Economics

Free MarketsU.S. EconomyHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

Blog08/31/2022

If you wish to get a better understanding of economics, don't follow the mainstream. Instead, read Thomas DiLorenzo's new book.

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