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Booms and BustsThe FedInflation
Ben Bernanke once claimed that a monetary gold standard caused economic instability. He failed to mention that his fiat money standard causes the boom-and-bust cycles.
Money and Banks
Did you feel happy when the government gave you a check paid with printed money? Watch now as your daily groceries, gas and power become unaffordable.
Economic FreedomFree Markets
A standard criticism of free markets is that markets promote inequality. It is time to debunk that false claim.
Although social media is blamed for many social ills, the sickness doesn't come from Twitter or Facebook but from how the ruling classes have politicized life itself.
Economic PolicyThe EnvironmentTaxes and Spending
Standard neoclassical economics texts claim a Pigouvian tax will lead to the "optimal" price and production of a good. But "optimality" is a myth.
Neither the Ukraine war nor tough weather changes would threaten a global food shortage in a normal market environment. Unfortunately, world markets are riddled with regulations, killing production.
Money and Banking
The Fed is losing a lot of money. The Fed's stated plan is to monetize these losses and still report a positive capital and surplus position through the use of “creative accounting.”
Economic PolicyInflationPrice ControlsProgressivism
Inflation is raging and progressives want action. What kind of action? They want to return to the 1970s regime of price controls.