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Low Interest Rates and High Taxes Won't Help against Inflation: The Economy Needs Savings and Real Investment

Central BanksHayekInflation

Blog3 hours ago

Now that inflation is the highest it has been in four decades, the monetary authorities are trying one trick after another. Only ending artificially low interest rates will help.

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Like Its Irresponsible Northern Neighbor, Mexico Is Also Suffering from Inflation

Central BanksInflation

Blog08/03/2022

Just like the USA, Mexico is being hit with high inflation. This should surprise no one, given the Mexican government's recent economic policies.

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Like the Fed, the ECB Is Still a Long Way from "Normal" Monetary Policy

Money and Banks

Blog07/22/2022

It's going to take more than a 0 percent policy interest rate and a newly invented name for QE to really address years of monetary inflation. 

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Libertarian Law by Democratic Means: A Method for Conflict Resolution

LawPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog07/16/2022

What is libertarian law and how does it function? Ludwig von Mises answered some of those questions and helped chart a path to achieving such a state of affairs.

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Like the Old McCarthyism, the New McCarthyism Targets Russia

ProgressivismSocialismU.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

Blog07/14/2022

In the 1950s, McCarthyism targeted people who were accused of supporting Russia. Today's McCarthyism targets people accused of supporting … Russia. Some things never change.

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Let's Boycott Them!

AntipoliticsDemocracyThe Police StateU.S. History

Blog06/07/2022

Since the state is incorrigible and incapable of being reformed, perhaps the best way to deal with government predations is to boycott the elections.

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Lighting the Gas under European Feet: How Politicians and Journalists Get Energy So Wrong

Bureaucracy and RegulationThe Environment

Blog05/09/2022

Green energy advocates want us to believe we easily can transition from conventional fuels to renewables. In truth, such a transition not only would devastate world economies, but also is not technologically possible.

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Lockdowns, Not the Pandemic, Created Havoc

Big GovernmentHealthThe Police State

Blog04/06/2022

Those responsible for locking down much of the US during covid blame the pandemic itself for the economic and social havoc that followed. Perhaps they should look at the lockdowns themselves.

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