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The Week in Review: January 9, 2016

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01/09/2016Mises Wire
Populism was in the air this week as ranchers in the Western US opposed the spread of federally-owned lands, and reformers in Switzerland look to a referendum on fractional reserve banking.
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The Week in Review: January 2, 2016

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01/02/2016Mises Wire
Happy New Year from everyone at the Mises Institute! After an exciting 2015 filled with important research and growth in our global reach, we look forward to 2016. We start the new year with a Mises Weekends from Judge Andrew P. Napolitano.
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The Week in Review: December 26, 2015

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12/26/2015Mises Wire
As an exciting year comes to a close, we want to thank all of our incredible members that allow us to do the work we do in advancing Austrian economics, freedom, and peace.
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The Week in Review: December 19, 2015

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12/19/2015Mises Wire
This week, the Federal Reserve raised the target Federal Funds Rate ever so slightly. The Fed perhaps felt it had to raise rates to protect its credibility, as credibility problems seem to be plaguing similar institutions worldwide.
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The Week in Review: December 12, 2015

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12/12/2015Mises Wire
The world waits to see if next week is finally the week that the Fed announces its rate hike. Can the economy survive whatever small bump the Fed deals out? Perhaps, but that won’t change the inherent instability of our current monetary regime.
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The Week in Review: December 5, 2015

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12/05/2015Mises Wire
Government failure was being felt everywhere this week, from the massive law-enforcement failure in Sen Bernardino to the crumbling economy in Brazil. Meanwhile, government tells us it only needs a little more money, power, and time to solve all problems.
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The Week in Review: November 28, 2015

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11/28/2015Mises Wire
The true lessons of Thanksgiving are that private property, the market economy, and personal responsibility lead to prosperity, while government intervention makes us all poorer.
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The Week in Review: November 21, 2015

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11/21/2015Mises Wire
The Paris attacks forced the world's attention away from causes such as the plight of "white privilege" on college campuses and back to the consequences of blowback to interventionist foreign policy. Unfortunately, the political response to these atrocities have been predictable.
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