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The Wages of Perpetual Fear

The Wages of Perpetual Fear by FMPADMIN6120 for Free-Mans Perspective I’ve gone on for a long time about fear making humans stupid, and even about it being a weapon and a brain poison. But I’ve also wondered at times whether...

The True Costs of Zombie Companies and Easy Money

The True Costs of Zombie Companies and Easy Money by Ali Mecklai for Mises Recent data published by Yardeni Research Inc., Bank for International Settlements (BIS), the Institute of International Finance (IIF), and in the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Economic...

It’s Time for a Geopolitical Reset

It’s Time for a Geopolitical Reset by José Niño for Mises Foreign policy seems to have been placed on the back burner in the Trump era. Domestic issues, generic outrage politics, and the present covid-19 pandemic have sucked the oxygen out...

How Fear and Uncertainty Drives Demand for Gold

How Fear and Uncertainty Drives Demand for Gold by Darren Brady Nelson for Mises Even those in the nonfinancial media have noticed the skyrocketing price of gold this year. Some partially identify, but don’t quite understand, some of the many (and more...

Jefferson on the Family and Liberty

Jefferson on the Family and Liberty by David Gordon for Mises Thomas Jefferson has valuable things to say about two key criticisms of the free market. I learned about these from reading C. Bradley Thompson’s America’s Revolutionary Mind (Encounter Books, 2019)...

The Origins of the Dollar’s Value

The Origins of the Dollar’s Value by Frank Shostak for Mises Why does the dollar bill in one’s pocket have value? The value of money is established, according to some experts, because the government in power says so. For some commentators...

Today’s Anticapitalists Are Closer to Fascism Than They Think

Today’s Anticapitalists Are Closer to Fascism Than They Think by Fabrizio Ferrari for Mises On the back of the economic crisis brought about by the COVID-19 pandemics, we are witnessing—once more—so-called economists, historians, and pundits attempting to proclaim the failure of...