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Anti-Cash Fanaticism in Scandinavia

Blog07/07/2017
With very little mainstream press coverage, the Danish government in May stated its intention to ban cash from its largest prisons.
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Allan H. Meltzer, RIP

Money and BanksAustrian Economics OverviewHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

Blog05/11/2017
Allan H. Meltzer, a distinguished monetary economist and historian and a longtime professor of economics at Carnegie-Mellon Institute, died on Monday at the age of 89.
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America Is Hardly a Bastion of Free Trade

Free MarketsGlobal EconomyInterventionism

Blog03/19/2017
Contrary to the popular myth, the US often imposes many crippling regulations in its international trade practices. We need more trade, not less.
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A New Front in the War on Payday Lenders

Big GovernmentFree MarketsInterventionism

Blog02/03/2017
Google joins forces with government regulators to rob low-income people of one of their few choices for quick and easy loans.
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An Interview with Ralph Raico

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

12/13/2016Audio/Video
Gordon, Rockwell, and Salerno interview Ralph Raico. They discuss his life and career, and his associations with Rand, Hayek, and Rothbard.
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A Modest Proposal to End Fed Independence

The FedMoney and BanksU.S. HistoryMoney and Banking

04/18/2016The Austrian
Congress is hardly a great steward of financial power, but there are benefits to wrestling control of the money supply away from the Fed and returning it to Congress.
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Are We Headed for Another Bust?

Booms and BustsThe FedMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

01/05/2016Mises Wire
Like the Greenspan Fed before it, the Yellen Fed has doubled down on easy money, but will trigger a crisis once it tries to inch toward more normal interest rates.
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