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This is not a strong economy, it is a disaster waiting to happen as inflation remains elevated. Even the Federal Reserve now admits inflationary pressures are “persistent.”
Austrian Economics OverviewPhilosophy and MethodologyPraxeology
Austrian economics begins with universal axioms.
Not all of America’s young men of the North bought into the federal propaganda. When the federal government was forced to resort to a military draft, many Americans resisted.
The causes of today's skyrocketing housing prices are different in many ways from what happened in 2008. But that doesn't mean we're barreling toward a happy ending.
Philosophy and Methodology
James Buchanan thought the state was a voluntary institution. Murray Rothbard, on the other hand, understood the reality of state violence and coercion.
Money and Banks
From the point of view of present-day standard macroeconomics, monetary history is a succession of technical changes to facilitate an increasingly large inflation of the money supply.
In one recent thread, Weisenthal mocked the people worried about the falling purchasing power of the US dollar, and claimed that it would be immoral for currency to maintain its value over time.
Bureaucracy and RegulationU.S. History
It is clear that there are situations in which the unions’ interests diverge from the public’s interest in transparency and good policing. But the unions’ interests also often diverge from the interests of individual members.