Category Archive: 6b) Mises.org

2021 Would Be a Great Time to Audit the Fed

Gone are the days of the Federal Reserve hiding in the shadows. Now it’s a woke central bank fighting for climate and racial justice. Progressives must not fall for this but instead team up with the populist right to audit the Fed and demand transparency.

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Inflation and the French Revolution: The Story of a Monetary Catastrophe

As in so much else, the French revolutionary regime (1789–94) was the precursor of the centralized, totalitarian, managerial, pseudo-democratic despotisms that now reign over the West. It is also reminder that mass democracy and inflation go together, as surely as thunder and lightning. Let us revisit the Revolution, from a free-market, hard-money perspective.

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The Dystopian “Fourth Industrial Revolution” Will Be Very Different from the First One

Klaus Schwab of the World Economic Forum has big plans for a "sustainable" future. Most of it involves the destruction of markets and basic human rights.

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Living with Loss in Virgil’s Aeneid with Dr. Andrew Moran

Virgil’s Aeneid, the great origin story of the Roman Empire, is a poem about coping with loss. How do you weave something new from the memories of what has passed away? How do you chart a new course when you leave everything you've ever known behind?

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What Chile’s Vote to Change Its Constitution Means for Its Future

On October 25, 2020, 78 percent of Chilean voters went to the ballot box to approve rewriting the country’s constitution, largely viewed as Latin America’s most stable constitution.

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The Evil of American Exceptionalism

According to Anne Applebaum, those who deny American “exceptionalism,” that is to say, global crusading for “democracy,” are dangerous extremists.

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The United Nations and the Origins of “The Great Reset”

The United Nations has been the key institution in setting the stage for a global "Great Reset" devoted to global management of human society and of markets.

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Kapitalismus Themen Abend beim Koenisch mit Prof.Dr.Polleit.

Heute Abend habe ich einen ganz besonderen Gast live bei mir im Stream! Prof.Dr. Thorsten Polleit wird heute abend live bei mir im Stream zu Gast sein und über sein neues Buch "Der Antikapitalist - Ein Weltverbesserer, der keiner ist" sprechen.

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Being Pro-union Means Being Antiworker

After becoming the apparent president-elect, Joe Biden clearly promised to unify Americans. However, that promise was in sharp contrast to what his campaign promises would actually achieve.

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The Impossibility of “Taxation with Representation”

Whether you have watched The Sopranos, Goodfellas, or The Godfather, the gist of those stories is always the same: a mafia boss gets involved with a private person or sometimes a businessowner and demands a fee to be paid by midnight tomorrow, otherwise said person will lose a finger or two and maybe a kneecap as well.

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China’s New Five-Year Plan Exposes the Wishful Thinking behind Socialist Regimes

On October 29, the nineteenth Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party concluded its fifth plenum, a four-day meeting devoted primarily to laying the groundwork for China’s fourteenth five-year plan, which covers the period from 2021 to 2025.

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Geopolitical Reset Part 2 – Order and Liberty Podcast w/ José Niño and Nick Hankoff

 

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The United Nations and the Origins of “The Great Reset”

About twenty-four hundred years ago, the Greek philosopher Plato came up with the idea constructing the state and society according to an elaborate plan. Plato wanted “wise men” (philosophers) at the helm of the government, but he made it also clear that his kind of state would need a transformation of the humans.

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A Drop in the Money Supply Was Not the Cause of the Great Depression

In his writings, Milton Friedman blamed central bank policies for causing the Great Depression. According to Friedman, the Federal Reserve failed to pump enough reserves into the banking system to prevent a collapse in the money stock.1 The adjusted money supply (AMS), which stood at $26.6 billion in March 1930, had fallen to $20.5 billion by April 1933—a decline of 22.9 percent.

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Geopolitical Reset Part 1 – Order and Liberty Podcast w/ José Niño and Nick Hankoff

 

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The US Savings Bond Scam

Remember savings bonds? They were popular before the central bank made sure that safe, low-interest investments became a thing of the past.  Original Article: "The US Savings Bond Scam". This Audio Mises Wire is generously sponsored by Christopher Condon. Narrated by Millian Quinteros.

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Darum leben wir gar NICHT im Kapitalismus

Ist der Kapitalismus gefährlich? Oder sind es in Wahrheit die Antikapitalisten? Thorsten Polleit warnt vor den Sozialisten und macht klar: Es gibt heutzutage gar keinen Kapitalismus auf der gesamten Welt. Der Chefökonom der Degussa bezeichnet es vielmehr als Interventionismus.

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Both Theory and Praxis: Rothbard’s Plan for Laissez-Faire Activism

It should be self-evident that a just and moral political regime can only exist in the long term if a sufficiently large number of people actually believe in it.

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Ep. 5407 – Jeff Deist on the Cancerous Growth of America’s Federal Government

Jeff Deist discusses the idea that the best path forward for America may be some kind of peaceful breakup. He reminds us that America has never truly been one country, the way that, for instance, many small European nations are—and indeed the United States was never really supposed to be a single unified monolith.

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Talk of “Unity” Is Both Hypocritical and Delusional

Grand invocations that "I will unify us" are actually shorthand for "We mean to get our way, regardless of others' well-being and desire."

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