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Inflation's Assault on the Family

U.S. Economy

Blog08/12/2021

In the era of global lockdowns, we've seen increasing supplies of money, decreasing supplies of goods, and governments financing their citizens to forgo work and stay home. The resulting price inflation should surprise no one. 

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It’s Time to Abolish the Capital Gains Tax

U.S. Economy

Blog08/10/2021

The capital gains tax cuts off start-ups and smaller entrepreneurs from access to flows of capital. The tax makes society more wasteful, less innovative, and less dynamic.

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Investors Are on the Lookout for a Crash. But Prices Keep Going Up.

Booms and Busts

Blog07/15/2021

With such a messed-up economy, why is it still hard to spot a bust on the horizon?

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If the US Wants to Beat China, Why Is It Copying China's Socialism?

Global Economy

Blog07/12/2021

If the US wants to strengthen its economic and geostrategic position versus China, it needs to apply the same free market principles that made it prosperous and powerful in the first place. 

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Interview with Tho Bishop: Economic Populism and the Role of the Mises Institute

The FedStrategy

The emergence of global money is going to be the greatest attack on national sovereignty and political self-determination that we have ever seen.

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Inflation Is a Form of Embezzlement

Blog07/01/2021

The shift of money from one market to another market is not instantaneous there is a time lag from increases in money and its effect on the average price increases.

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Interventionism Turns Crisis into Depression

Booms and Busts

Blog06/26/2021

Interventionism does not work because it misallocates resources in the economy. More importantly, it disturbs, distorts, and destroys the corrective process whereby market actors reallocate resources back into a sustainable framework.

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Is Guaranteed Basic Income the Solution to Robots Taking Our Jobs?

Labor and Wages

Blog06/14/2021

The automation doomers assume that when jobs are eliminated by automation in one place, that the number of jobs are permanently gone. For this to be true, there would have to be no growth in the need for labor elsewhere.

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