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Book ReviewsBooms and BustsAustrian Economics Overview
Rothbard’s America’s Great Depression is the essential book to read for those wanting to understand the economic issues we face today.
“America’s Great Depression” serves as a reminder that a brighter future where these missteps are recognized and no longer pursued, is in fact possible.
The only way the current bust and any future ones can possibly be mitigated is by following Rothbard’s explanation of the Great Depression and taking those lessons to heart, else we will be doomed to repeat the mistakes of the past.
Cronyism and CorporatismPoliticsWorld History
Collusion was a way of life with state-chartered enterprises. Little has changed, as firms with political connections still gain profits from their collusion with the state.
The great economist Armen Alchian once observed, “Fortunately, societies have progressed despite almost universal ignorance of economic principles.” True.
Money and BanksU.S. Economy
The Fed is launching a new billionaire bailout designed to keep banks afloat, and the FDIC is promising to back potentially trillions in deposits. The taxpayer will ultimately be on the hook.
The FedFinancial MarketsInterventionism
Welcome to Whose Economy Is It, Anyway?, where the rules are made up and the dollars don’t matter. Or at least that seems to be the view of the Yellen regime.
The incredible growth and success of SVB could not have happened without negative rates, ultra-loose monetary policy, and the tech bubble that burst in 2022.