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The Money Supply Grew in November, but the Bigger Trend Is Way Down

Money Supply

Blog01/13/2022

Even with November's small rise, money supply growth is far below the unprecedented highs experienced during the past two years. This points to a weakening economy.

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Mises and the German Neo-liberals

World History

Blog01/13/2022

In the cold light of economic reasoning, we can see that the Marshall Plan was in essence a scheme for postponing the bankruptcy of socialism and the welfare state.

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Money and Banking in the US after the Crises of the 1970s and '80s

Money and Banks

Blog01/13/2022

In its effort to patch together a working financial system out of postwar crises, the Federal Reserve would wildly exceed its mandate, flooding the world with dollars.

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Real Wages Plummet as Inflation Hits the US Recovery

U.S. Economy

Blog01/13/2022

Friday's jobs report was weak, but the most alarming datapoint is that real wages are plummeting.

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Price Inflation Is at the Highest Level since 1982. What Will the Fed Do?

World History

Blog01/12/2022

Yet again, earnings aren't keeping up with inflation, and the Fed is feeling political pressure. But can the economy survive any serious move toward ending massive stimulus? 

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Money and Banking after World War II: A Study in Extremes

World History

Blog01/12/2022

Any discussion of money and banking in the United States post-1945 starts with introducing its two central features: the Bretton Woods System and the New Deal.

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What the Regime Will Do to Fight Private Digital Currencies

Money and Banks

Blog01/12/2022

Thanks to vast regulatory powers, regimes have many tools and many advantages in propping up fiat currencies when faced with competition from other currencies. 

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Americans May Finally Be Losing Confidence in the Woke Military

War and Foreign Policy

Blog01/12/2022

Trust in the US military has plummeted according to a recent survey, and conservative Americans may finally realize that the military is just a wing of the woke, progressive American establishment.

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