Mises Wire

How Long Will This Recession Last?

Economic PolicyU.S. Economy

Blog08/16/2022

Bottom line, it’s a recession at the moment; whether it gets worse depends on inflation, and policymakers goofing around whistling past graveyards should give anyone pause.

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The New Green Economy Is Little More than a Keynesian Spending Scheme

KeynesProgressivismSocialism

Blog08/16/2022

Advocates of the New Green Deal emphasize new "green jobs" and other benefits, but the NGD is basically a Keynesian scheme in which government allegedly spends us into prosperity.

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Monetary Policy and Environmental Progress: Why Bad Money Drives Up Pollution

InflationStrategy

Blog08/16/2022

Politicians declare that their top priority is improving environmental quality. Their inflationary policies say otherwise.

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Can We See the End of the World from Here? Will We Still Feel Fine?

Book ReviewsGlobal Economy

Blog08/15/2022

Typical discussions about the fate of our planet center around issues like war, climate change, and sovereignty. Peter Zelhan says "the halcyon days of 1980–2015 are over."

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Inflation Makes People Poorer (And It's the Government's Fault)

The FedInflation

Blog08/15/2022

When inflation hits, we see higher overall prices for everyone. But inflation hits lower-income people the hardest, and they bear the brunt of this tax.

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Is Economic Growth Synonymous with Ecological Destruction? The NYT Gets It Wrong (Again)

Economic PolicyProperty RightsSocialism

Blog08/13/2022

The New York Times recently interviewed economist Herman Daly, who insists that economic growth is ecologically destructive. There is much more to the story.

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If Mauritius Is a Tax H(e)aven, Other African Countries Must Be Tax Hells

Free MarketsSocialismTaxes and Spending

Blog08/13/2022

Elites are attacking the government of Mauritius for having lower tax rates than other African countries. The real issue is the levels of taxation in other African countries.

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Who Is Most Responsible for the Ongoing War in Ukraine?

War and Foreign Policy

Blog08/12/2022

While most people tend to see the Ukraine-Russia war as a current phenomenon, it is the continuation of what happened in Europe more than a century ago.

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