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Governments Love Inflation, and They Won't Do Anything to Stop It

Booms and Busts

Blog10 hours ago

In spite of what they say, governments will do nothing about inflation. Even though "money printing" is the real cause of this, governments will just keep blaming red herrings like supply chain problems.

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Yes, They Are Coming for the Oil Companies

Blog10/19/2021

The Biden administration will use the SEC to squeeze oil and gas companies on "climate risk." As is typical for progressive schemes that drive up the cost of living, the working classes will suffer the most.

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"Idle Resources" Are Problems Caused by the Central Bank

Money and Banks

Blog10/18/2021

It is not possible to replace productive credit by means of the easy monetary policies of the central bank. If this could have been done, then the world would have already ended poverty. 

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Who Will Build the Roads? Anyone Who Stands to Benefit from Them.

Taxes and Spending

Blog10/18/2021

The appropriate question is not “Who will build the roads?” but rather “Who will pay for them without taxation?” History suggests the answer is "lots of people" and the "public goods" theory is wrong.

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The Weak Jobs Report Shows the Failure of Keynesian Policies

U.S. Economy

Blog10/16/2021

We can see that these massive trillion-dollar stimulus programs generate a virtually nonexistent long-term positive impact, just a short-term bounce that lasts less than a quarter.

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Legalized Plunder Has Been Supercharged in America

Blog10/16/2021

Bastiat pointed out that no citizen could do what the government does without being charged with a crime. 

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Why Did Google Ads Ban LewRockwell.com?

Paternalism

Blog10/15/2021

Google says it can only tolerate "accurate" information and has banned LewRockwell.com from its advertising program. This position only makes sense if one makes some faulty assumptions about how information is spread. 

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How the Fed's Easy Money Spurred Today's Financial Frenzies

Money and Banks

Blog10/15/2021

It was government policies that kick-started the engine of financial innovation, wrongly blamed by many in the press and left-leaning academia for this increased economic instability.

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