Mises Wire

Can a Deeply Unserious America Fix Its Economy?

Big GovernmentCentral BanksU.S. EconomyBusiness CyclesPolitical Theory

Blog11/22/2022

A serious political discussion at the federal level would center on structural problems of war and peace, debt and the dollar, and entitlements. But America in 2022 is a deeply unserious country.

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Understanding the European Crisis: Interview with Václav Klaus

Free MarketsKeynesProgressivismWorld History

Blog11/22/2022

Europe is in crisis, thanks to its progressive leadership. Václav Klaus, former president of the Czech Republic, points out the problems and offers a remedy: free markets.

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Too Many Economic "Truths" Are Built on Fallacies

Economic PolicyThe FedKeynes

Blog11/22/2022

All too often, elite mainstream economists' policy recommendations are built on fallacies. We shouldn't listen.

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Will Global Rate Hikes Set Off a Global Debt Bomb?

Central BanksFinancial MarketsMoney and Banking

Blog11/21/2022

All of the excess of unproductive debt issued during the period of complacency will exacerbate the problem in 2023 and 2024.

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Why Did Trussonomics Fail So Quickly?

Big GovernmentEconomic Policy

Blog11/21/2022

Liz Truss sought to be another Margaret Thatcher, but her ballyhooed budget numbers did not add up.

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How to Think about Regulatory Intervention

Blog11/21/2022

Free-market production, albeit imperfect, is driven by entrepreneurs seeking to profit from serving consumers. Government regulations sever this link to consumers wants. 

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The REAL Solution to the Coming Economic Crisis

JapanBusiness CyclesInterventionism

Blog11/19/2022

As the economy moves into recession, we should understand how we got there and what is needed to bring about a quick and lasting recovery.

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How Easy Money Fueled the FTX Crypto Collapse

Blog11/19/2022

Many investors forget that when the easy money is flowing, financial mediocrities and even outright frauds can be made to look like legitimate geniuses. 

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