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Economic Busts Can Happen in a Free Market. But Central Banks Make Things Much Worse.

Business Cycles

Blog09/14/2019

The length, scale, and scope of such downturns are greatly expanded under a system of fiat credit expansion.

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European Central Bank Doubles Down on Ultra-Easy Money

09/13/2019Power & Market

The ECB has surrendered and is turning toward even more aggressive easy-money policy as the euro economy slows. Meanwhile, President Trump attempted to use the move to put additional pressure on the Fed to ratchet up its own QE plans.

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Economic Nationalism Is a Philosophy of War

Free MarketsWar and Foreign PolicyInterventionism

08/23/2019Mises Daily Articles
What is needed to make peace durable is a change in ideologies. What generates war is the economic philosophy almost universally espoused today by governments and political parties.
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Economist Ben Powell Reports on His Worldwide Tour of Socialist Countries

Global EconomyOther Schools of Thought

08/06/2019Audio/Video
Bob Murphy and Ben Powell discuss Ben's newly-released book Socialism Sucks , co-authored with Robert Lawson.
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Economics is the Most Important Science for the Layman

06/19/2019Power & Market

When it comes to public policy, good outcomes depend on a good grasp of sound economics by the public.

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Every Law "Legislates Morality" — From Abortion to Minimum Wage

Legal System

06/06/2019Audio/Video
Virtually all laws involve "legislating morality." When people use this phrase they often really just mean "I want laws to back my version of morality, not yours."
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Economists Have Been "Useful Idiots" for the Green Socialists

The EnvironmentSocialismStrategy

Blog05/31/2019

Environmental activists in US politics are making it quite clear that their goal is nothing short of a socialist economic revolution.

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Every Law "Legislates Morality" — From Abortion to Minimum Wage

Blog05/30/2019

Virtually all laws involve "legislating morality." When people use this phrase they often really just mean "I want laws to back my version of morality, not yours."

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