It will be interesting to see how Trump critics handle Mr. Cain. He has the one quality Elizabeth Warren and other Democrats have chosen to focus on when it comes to a Federal Reserve nominee: he isn’t a white guy.
Money and BanksMoney and Banking
Trump doesn't understand the problem with the boom-bust cycle is the boom phase, not the bust.
Free MarketsEntrepreneurshipPhilosophy and Methodology
Thanks to entrepreneurs, markets are dynamic and constantly expanding. Attempts by governments to manage prices through the bureaucracy are sure to hinder this dynamism and drive to serve customers.
Decentralization and SecessionStrategyHistory of the Austrian School of Economics
Yoram Hazony’s critique of Hayek highlights interesting fissures in theories of political economy on the Right.
Protectionism and Free TradeTaxes and Spending
Trump's high-tax trade policies have been a disaster for agriculture in the United States, marked by rising suicide among farmers, and declining incomes for farming households.
The US Constitution doesn't mention immigration regulation as a federal power. So some have tried to redefine immigration as "invasion." It's an unconvincing claim.
Keynote AERC lectures and selected panels can be watched live at mises.org/live
American politicians used to "think big." Americans nowadays seem to have lost their enthusiasm for that sort of thing. And that's a good thing.