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How the Classical Gold Standard Fueled the Rise of the State

Money and BanksU.S. HistoryWorld History

Blog12/16/2021

The classical gold standard brought the rise of central banks and state-imposed monetary "standardization."  This set the stage for later monetary disasters. 

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It’s Time to Renew Your Mises Membership

Blog12/16/2021

If you believe in Austrian economics, freedom, and peace, join the Mises Institute in our crusade against statism in all its many forms.

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Conservatives and the Free Trade Straw Man

Protectionism and Free Trade

Blog12/16/2021

Conservatism is allegedly grounded in a recognition of the natural limits of humanity. But when it comes to free trade, conservatives throw all that out the window. 

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Review: The Real Anthony Fauci: Bill Gates, Big Pharma, and the Global War on Democracy and Public Health

Book Reviews

Blog12/15/2021

Fauci-funded and Fauci-supported "AIDS research" consisted of running medical experiments on children, among other horrors. Through it all, Fauci profited handsomely with his many "partners" in Big Pharma.

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The "Acid Rain" Scare and the Science-Industrial Complex

U.S. History

Blog12/15/2021

"Science" is now indistinguishable from politics. As the "acid rain" hysteria showed back in the 1970s and 1980s, "follow the science" is just a political slogan, unrelated to actual science.

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The Fundamentals Point to Inflation That's Much More than "Transitory"

Money and Banks

Blog12/15/2021

The Fed may slow or eliminate new bond purchases but is not planning to sell. Meanwhile, producer prices have skyrocketed and Americans are consuming more but producing less. Get ready for entrenched price inflation.

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Fauci on Your Phone?

U.S. History

Blog12/14/2021

With her new bill, Representative Ann Kuster wants to “bolster and quicken our nationwide vaccine rollout” by keeping track of the vaccination status of every American.

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Price Deflation and the Horrors of Falling TV Prices

Money and Banks

Blog12/14/2021

Deflation empowers the citizen by allowing her modest savings to purchase more goods over time. Inflation empowers the state by reducing the size of its enormous debts in real terms—and through the inflation tax.

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