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The handwriting is on the wall!

We are now in the midst of a “Fourth Turning,” meaning that we are facing massive changes and, so far, it doesn’t seem as though it will be for the better in terms of freedom and economic prosperity within these four dimensions of time and space. In my strongly held view, I look dimly on our future because an elite group of very rich, but totally ... [Read More]

How Are Those Sanctions Working Out, Mr. Biden?

Robert Moriarty and Chen Lin Return. Michael Spreadborough, the Executive Co-Chairman of Novo Resources visits for the first time. On March 1, as Russia began invading the Ukraine, David Stockman said on this show, “Sanctioning Russia and taking ... [Read More]

Supply Side Shock

So, this week we had “good inflation” with stocks and bonds rising and commodities falling. With the S&P down “only” 17.93% this year, thanks to a massive rally today, you can say that stocks have emerged from bear market territory. But the bear ... [Read More]

“Back To An Honest Monetary System” – My Presentation at the MIF Toronto

About two weeks ago I presented at the pre PDAC MIF Metals Investor Forum in Toronto. I hope that those who attended or that have already watched the several companies that I brought to the MIF conference, have not only enjoyed watching them but ... [Read More]

Rising Interest Rates May Blow Up the Federal Budget

In fiscal year 2020, at the height of covid stimulus mania, Congress managed to spend nearly twice what the federal government raised in taxes. Yet in 2021, with Treasury debt piled sky high and spilling over $30 trillion, Congress was able to ... [Read More]

The Most Valuable Form of Money Nobody’s Seen–Yet

What is "money"? "Money" is a claim on the essentials of life. Ration cards are claims on essentials.Many people expect "money" will soon be tied to commodities. Agreed. It's called a ration cardthat grants the holder the right to buy a specific ... [Read More]

Fossil Future with Alex Epstein

When it comes to energy and the environment, Americans not only get the wrong facts, arguments, and narratives–they get the wrong philosophy. Alex Epstein, who recently published perhaps the most important book of our time, joins Jeff and Bob to ... [Read More]

Croatia May Become the 20th Member of the Eurozone in 2023: What Does this Mean to the Euro?

By: André Marques The European Central Bank (ECB) informed, in June, that Croatia fulfills the requirements and can join the euro on January 1st, 2023. If this happens, Croatia will be the 20th member of the European Union (EU) to be part of the ... [Read More]

Independence Day: America’s Subversive Holiday

On this episode of Radio Rothbard, Ryan McMaken and Tho Bishop discuss a recent Mises Wire article about how the state uses holidays as a culture war weapon. Independence Day offers the rare opportunity for opponents of the regime to strike back on a ... [Read More]

A Perfect Storm Is Brewing in Banking and Finance

Forget Jerome Powell's fanciful "soft landing" or the notion that the Fed can pull another rabbit from its hat. The banking system is headed for a crash and monetary authorities likely will make things worse. Original Article: "A Perfect Storm Is ... [Read More]

Powell Is the New Arthur Burns, Not the New Paul Volcker

Last year, just as it was becoming increasingly clear that price inflation was mounting, Jerome Powell repeatedly denied there was any reason for concern. He called inflation "transitory." A few months later, he admitted it was not transitory, but ... [Read More]

Inflation, recession, and new currencies

Central bankers are trying to steer markets away from higher interest rates, citing growing evidence of the harm they are doing to economic growth. Quantitative tightening is dead on arrival. Predictably — because it is a repetitive cycle — bank ... [Read More]

The Dollar Gets Bought By The Bushel Full!

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts   June 30, 2022   * currencies & metals get taken to the woodshed! * Oil supplies fall to 27 days worth...    Good Day… And a Tub Thumpin’ Thursday to one and all! I’m a baseball purist, I ... [Read More]

Independence Day: America’s Subversive Holiday | Ryan McMaken, Tho Bishop

Contact Tho BishopTho is an assistant editor for the Mises Wire, and can assist with questions from the press. Prior to working for the Mises Institute, he served as Deputy Communications Director for the House Financial Services Committee. His ... [Read More]

War Spending Gives MMTers and the Left a Strong Talking Point

Time and time again, prowar spending concedes one of the Left’s most convincing points. As Assal Rad tweeted recently, we will have sent $54,000,000,000 to Ukraine in less than 4 months. “How will we pay for it” never seems to apply to wars, just the ... [Read More]

144 Million Americans Now Live in States with Legal Recreational Marijuana

Were these cannabis-legal states to combine to form their own country, it would be the tenth-largest country in the world. Original Article: "144 Million Americans Now Live in States with Legal Recreational Marijuana" This Audio Mises Wire is ... [Read More]

Why the Housing Bubble Bust Is Baked In

Putting this all together, it's clear that the source of the current housing bubble is the explosion of financial speculation fueled by central bank policies. Those benefiting from speculative bubbles have powerful incentives to deny the bubble ... [Read More]

How the Russian Gold Ban Speeds Up THE GREAT RESET

  Today, Mike Maloney delivers an earth shattering news update based around what he dubbed many years ago as ‘The Death of the Global Dollar Standard’…but is now more commonly ... [Read More]

Is Joe Biden the Future or the End of the Democratic Party?

By: Christopher Paige For reasons familiar to any economist, American politics is a permanent duopoly in which neither party can gain a sustainable long-term advantage over the other, but that does not suggest or imply that neither party can ... [Read More]

What Will It Take to End Rampant Home-Price Inflation?

Real wages are falling, inflation is at a 40-year high, and the Atlanta Fed predicts we'll find GDP growth at zero for the second quarter. Meanwhile, both the yield curve and money-supply growth point to recession.  But when it comes to the latest ... [Read More]

How Bad Were Recessions Before Creation of the Fed? Not As Bad As They Are Now

With a recession looming over the average American, the group to blame is pretty obvious, this group being the central bankers at the Federal Reserve, who inflate the supply of currency in the system, that currency being the dollar. This is what ... [Read More]

The Fed Loves Friedman! Hayek? Not So Much

By: Robert Aro It’s rare to see a central banker discuss Austrian economics. Yet, the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond did exactly that in a recently published paper called: A Historical Perspective on Digital Currencies where they give their ... [Read More]