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The Fed’s Bubblenomics

The Fed’s Bubblenomics by Murray Sabrin – Mises If you Google “dot com bubble,” you will get nearly 1.2 million hits, and 3.3 million hits if you Google “tech bubble.” A Google search of “housing bubble” will return nearly 11...

Financial Corruption isn’t the Real Problem

Financial Corruption isn’t the Real Problem BY JAYANT BHANDARI – Mises India Those hoping to clean up our institutions imagine conducting sting operations, with hidden cameras, to catch the culprits in action. There is nothing wrong with such investigations. Governments should be...

DEFICIT SPENDING IS A MORAL ISSUE

DEFICIT SPENDING IS A MORAL ISSUE – Ryan McMaken – Mises In a new report for the TaxPayers’ Alliance in the UK, Ben Ramanauskas makes an important point: deficit spending and government debt are moral issues, and not just matters for arcane...

The Truth About the “Robber Barons”

The Truth About the “Robber Barons” by Thomas J. DiLorenzo – Mises Free-market capitalism is a network of free and voluntary exchanges in which producers work, produce, and exchange their products for the products of others through prices voluntarily arrived at....

The Economics of Dracula

The Economics of Dracula from Mises Vlad the Impaler, and his literary incarnation, Count Dracula, are rooted in a dark period of monetary inflation and economic nationalism. Another Halloween is upon us, bringing its late autumnal burst of costumes, candy,...

Judge Andrew P. Napolitano: How the Constitution Has Been Twisted to Undermine the Free Market (Video)

Judge Andrew P. Napolitano: How the Constitution Has Been Twisted to Undermine the Free Market Video – Mises Sponsored by Klaas and Anastasia Talsma, this speech was presented at the Mises Institute’s 35th Anniversary Celebration in New York City on...

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...