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The Week in Review: September 17, 2016

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09/16/2016

There's just no relief from the constant drum beat for more and more government intervention in the economy. One the one hand, we have presidential candidates calling for more protectionism and more government spending. At the same time, the central banks of the world are looking to create their own digital currencies, further expand the money supply, keep interest rates near zero, and plot new strategies for manipulating the economy.

Fortunately, as Lew Rockwell explains, ideas and beliefs change:

Mises never tired of telling his students and readers that trends can change. What makes them change are the choices we make, the values we hold, the ideas we advance, the institutions we support.

Before the political environment can change, we must first change people's minds. That's what the Mises Institute is in the business of doing.

In case you missed any of them, here are this week's Mises Wire posts:

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