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It’s impossible to simply declare nationalism itself to be good or bad. Its goodness or badness depends primarily on its effect on existing regimes and state institutions.
Booms and BustsThe FedInflationBusiness Cycles
When Paul Volcker was Fed chairman forty years ago, he did what was necessary to bring down inflation. Unfortunately, the current Fed leadership at best is engaging in Volcker Lite.
Modern socialists claim that Hitler's Nazi regime was the antithesis of socialism. Hitler would have disagreed, as he saw himself and his movement as being primarily socialist.
Booms and BustsInflation
As prices rise, many people—including economists, who should know better—claim that price increases are inflation. They are not.
Rather than contributing to a "soft landing," raising interest rates will continue to destroy wealth.
Bureaucracy and RegulationEconomic Policy
Politicians, academics, and the media often call for a new Manhattan Project to deal with economic issues. But there is a huge difference between technological problems and economic ones.
Economic PolicyEducationAustrian Economics Overview
As the US political landscape shifts rapidly and college economics departments become increasingly hostile, the way we teach free-market economics will change.
Money and Banks
It's going to take more than a 0 percent policy interest rate and a newly invented name for QE to really address years of monetary inflation.