Mises Wire

Dwight Schrute Shows Us Why Speculators Are So Important

Media and CultureCalculation and KnowledgeValue and Exchange

Blog03/06/2017
The TV character Dwight Schrute provides some valuable insights into how speculators provide essential and praiseworthy services in the marketplace.

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Sound Money Is Rising at the State Level

Money and BanksGold StandardMoney and Banking

Blog03/06/2017
Legislatures in Idaho and Arizona are working to lower barriers to use of precious metals as money.

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Top Ten Most-Read Articles in February

Blog03/06/2017
Based on page views, these are the most popular articles in February.

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Trump vs. The Deep State

Blog03/06/2017
The "Deep State" has now gone mainstream. And militarists like Bill Kristol openly defend it in its attempts to undermine any limits on its power.

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Arizona Challenges the Fed’s Money Monopoly

Money and BanksGold StandardMoney and Banking

Blog03/06/2017
America’s 46-year experiment in fiat currency has gone exactly as predicted: a decline in the standard of living of middle- and working-class Americans

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How the Market Creates Jobs and How the Government Destroys Them

Free Markets

Blog03/06/2017
Instead of praising jobs for their own sake, we should ask why employment is so important.

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Can Yellen Keep the Boom Going?

The FedMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog03/05/2017
Sometimes, pouring more easy money into a late-stage economic boom can keep it going just a little longer. Can Yellen pull this off?

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Watergate Redux?

Big GovernmentU.S. History

Blog03/05/2017
But this time the Washington Post does not want the story told.

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Week in Review: March 4, 2017

Big GovernmentStrategyBusiness CyclesPolitical Theory

Blog03/03/2017
Both Trump and the Fed are relying on debt to keep their political agendas going.

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6 Steps Toward a More Sane Economic Policy

Taxes and SpendingMoney and BankingPolitical Theory

Blog03/03/2017
Any one of these steps — even partially implemented — would be a step in the right direction.

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