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Money and Banks
The FOMC has slowed down in its monetary tightening over the past two months, and at Wednesday's press conference, Fed chairman Jerome Powell continued his shift to dovish territory.
DemocracyWar and Foreign PolicyWorld History
One excuse that political elites give when they drag nations into war is that the conflict was "inevitable" or "unavoidable." Ralph Raico knew better.
InflationMonetary PolicyMoney and BanksWorld History
Central banks usually don't admit their guilt in the destruction of money, but the Bank of England unwittingly comes clean.
Ever since the Luddites rampaged through British textile factories in the early 1800s, people have feared that technology will result in mass unemployment. They were wrong then and are wrong now.
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.
Keynesians and fellow travelers hold the Phillips curve to be sacrosanct. But because the Phillips curve cannot establish causality, it is useless as economic theory.
The current job market strength partly reflects the ongoing monetary overhang from years of breakneck growth in money-supply inflation. The $6 trillion in money that was newly created since 2020 is still very much a factor.
Austrian Economics OverviewPhilosophy and Methodology
Teaching high schoolers economics means teaching Austrian principles.