Economic inequality caused by money printing benefits most those who claim to stand up for "the little guy" and denounce "trickle-down" markets. But there is nothing more "trickle down" than government money printing from on high.
Austrians do not question booms because they don’t like prosperity or because they have character defects. Rather, Austrians understand that booms involve lines of investment in areas of production that cannot be sustained.
Just as SJWs redefined justice as "social justice"—with big implications for how we view true justice—politicians are redefining infrastructure to justify even more government intervention in daily life.
The world's regimes have long been devoted to regulating every aspect of "health" in accordance with what central planners want. The covid panic offered them an opportunity to greatly expand these powers.
Social democrats love to denounce low-tax, probusiness regimes as "neoliberal" and as places with more poverty. But the reality is that parts of Europe that embraced markets most reduced poverty while making their citizens richer.