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Entrepreneurs Are the Key To Economic Development

Entrepreneurs Are the Key To Economic Development by Sascha Klocke – Mises Questions of economic development have long been long held a prominent position in economics. How did the most advanced economies get to where they are? What can less-advanced economies do...

Yellen: The Economy May Be Weaker than We Thought

Yellen: The Economy May Be Weaker than We Thought by Ryan McMaken – Mises Janet Yellen this week cast doubt on the Fed’s announced plan to continue Fed rate hikes and reverse its years of “unconventional” monetary policy. “My colleagues and I...

Then Came Nixon (Video)

Then Came Nixon Video – Mises In this episode, Chris Calton explains how the Nixon Administration kicked off the modern War on Drugs, featuring no-knock raids, fictional crime stats, and the expansion of the American police state. Video Source

You Live and Breathe Economics

You Live and Breathe Economics by FEE – Mises “Economics puts parameters on people’s utopias.” Yes. That’s exactly it. That’s why the politicians hate economics. That’s why the media are so… selective over which economists they call on to talk...

The Real Cause of America’s Opioid Epidemic

The Real Cause of America’s Opioid Epidemic by Mark Thornton – Mises TDC Note – Let’s not forget the UN report on opium/poppy production just as the “opioid epidemic” exploded. The report reads like a corporate stock prospectus. Click here and here as...

Why Cryptocurrencies Will Never Be Safe Havens

Why Cryptocurrencies Will Never Be Safe Havens by Mark Spitznagel – Mises Every further new high in the price of Bitcoin brings ever more claims that it is destined to become the preeminent safe haven investment of the modern age — the new...

Unleashing Wall Street

China: A Keynesian Monster

China: A Keynesian Monster by Per Bylund – Mises I recently spent two weeks traveling in the People’s Republic of China (PRC), a vast country with many contrasts: old vs. new, poor vs. rich, traditional vs. modern, East vs. West. While...

The Part-Time Critics of Central Banks

The Part-Time Critics of Central Banks by Mark Spitznagel – Mises There seems to be no shortage today of investors and pundits criticizing the market interventions of the world’s central banks. Monetary stimulus in the form of artificially low interest rates...

Money, Keynes, and History

Money, Keynes, and History by Friedrich A. Hayek – Mises The chief root of our present monetary troubles is, of course, the sanction of scientific authority which Lord Keynes and his disciples have given to the age-old superstition that by increasing the...