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The Fed’s New Policy Risks a Return of the 1970s

The FedMonetary PolicyU.S. History

Blog09/10/2020

The Fed has abandoned its own rules on "price stability" in order to favor what are essentially higher inflation targets. The Fed is now headed down a road it traveled in the 1970s.

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Trump Agonistes

Political Theory

Blog08/14/2020

Populists need a status quo to oppose, but now Trump stands as the incumbent.

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The Mises Institute's Master of Arts in Austrian Economics to Commence Next Week

Education

Blog08/13/2020

Will you help the Mises Institute build this new school of graduate economics today?

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This Giant Monopolist Needs to Declare Bankruptcy and Reorganize

Blog05/09/2020

If organizations like the Federal Reserve and governments were forced to compete in a real economy, they would have been forced to declare bankruptcy, reorganize, and split up into smaller pieces long ago.

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The Battle in the War of Ideas

Blog12/26/2019

Our foremost mission is to fight back in the war of ideas, and we must.

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The Benefits of Free Trade Are Canceled Out by Domestic Interventionism

Free MarketsGlobal EconomyProtectionism and Free Trade

Trade agreements have thus become obsolete tokens of negotiation in larger geopolitical disputes, protectionist tools for managing and interfering with global trade flows. 

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Trump and the WTO: It's Time to Dump Global "Free" Trade Bureaucrats

Bureaucracy and RegulationGlobal EconomyProtectionism and Free Trade

Let the WTO and all its agreements go already! We cannot salvage something that was broken from the start. 

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