Mises Wire

Genuine Recovery Is Up to Investors, Producers, and Consumer Choice

Booms and BustsFree Markets

Blog9 hours ago

Recovery is genuine only when it reaches the masses of individuals. And recovery comes only from the actions of individuals acting in a free market.

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Germany's (and Europe's) Self-Inflicted Upcoming Energy Crunch

Global EconomyStrategyWar and Foreign Policy

Blog09/19/2022

At the urging of the United States, Germany and other European governments have levied sanctions against Russia. In reality, these governments have levied sanctions against themselves and their citizens.

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Government Intervention into International Currency Exchange Rates: Japan as a Case Study

Central BanksFinancial MarketsStrategy

Blog09/15/2022

Most government intervention into currency exchange rates create more problems than they solve. Japan's lost decades are a prime example of what can happen.

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Germany's Nuclear Choice: Russian Energy Crisis Forces a Reckoning

The EnvironmentProgressivismWar and Foreign Policy

Blog08/23/2022

Not long ago, Germany's politicians were proudly phasing out nuclear power. Facing a harsh winter without Russian natural gas, the atom suddenly seems like a good alternative.

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Germany Can Save Itself, and Possibly the World, by Abandoning Four Failed Policies

Global EconomyStrategyWar and Foreign Policy

Blog08/08/2022

Germany's foray into green energy is turning out to be a disaster, but abandoning the green utopia is only the first stage for that country. It is time to put common sense and sound economics at the forefront of German policy making.

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Green Myths and Hard Realities: Sri Lanka as a Warning

Bureaucracy and RegulationGlobal EconomySocialismStrategy

Blog08/06/2022

While renewable energy and organic farming are considered sustainable, they're anything but. The collapse of Sri Lanka's green agricultural sector is a warning to the rest of the world.

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GDP Shrinks Again as Biden Quibbles over the Definition of "Recession"

Money and BanksU.S. Economy

Blog07/28/2022

The state of the economy is not good. Powell knows it. Yellen knows it. Most people in the real world know it. 

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Government "Stimulus" Schemes Fail Because Demand Does Not Create Supply

The FedFree Markets

Blog07/26/2022

Keynesians believe that if government spends more, it creates wealth in the process because it is "creating demand." But only wealth generation can create demand for goods.

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