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Yes, They Are Coming for the Oil Companies

by William L. Anderson Mises.org In his first year in office, President Joe Biden has made it absolutely clear that he wants to make the oil and natural gas industries disappear. While even a progressive like Biden knows that it would be economically (and, one would hope, politically) disastrous to destroy those industries during his […]

We’re Living in a Chaos Economy. Here’s How to End It.

written by Mark Thornton Mises.org The Federal Reserve has been increasing the money supply at an explosive rate. The federal budget, deficits, and the trade deficit are record levels. Governments, both foreign and domestic, have locked down people, restricting production and consumption. How should this be viewed by an economist? There is clearly chaos in […]

Defaulting on the Debt Is the Moral Thing to Do

written by Ryan McMaken september 30, 2021 The US is in the midst of yet another “debate” over the debt ceiling. In the twenty-first century, this is a ritual that Washington politicos and journalists go through every few years when the prospect of default and government shutdown is used as a way to hold Americans […]

What Is Socialism and How Can We Fight It?

Do have the feeling that socialism is bad, but don’t know why or what to do about it? Are you looking for tools to reverse its surging popularity with the younger generations? Then, watch this excellent video by the Mises Institute. It explains the problems with socialism in less than four minutes. More importantly, the […]