Mises Wire

Can a Commodity-Money Economy Co-Exist with a Fiat-Money Economy?

Just as unilateral free trade results in a more solid economy for the countries that adopt it — even within an international economy of protectionism in other countries — so would a commodity-money based economy surrounded by fiat-money economies.

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The EU Is "the Embodiment of Bureaucratic Hubris"

Global Economy

The EU retreated from the ideas of free trade, free markets, and competition and turned its attention, resources and intentions towards developing a bureaucratic, regulatory, planning economy approach.

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The Subsistence Fund Is the Heart of Economic Growth

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog05/11/2019

The "subsistence fund" — created by real savings — is the foundation of true economic growth. But it can be eroded and destroyed by creating money "out of thin air."

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Canada's Export Guarantee Program: More Risk for the Taxpayer

05/11/2019Power & Market

Worried about the risks your business faces in an uncertain world? Well, don't worry: this government agency can just force the taxpayers to subsidize you until the risks melt away.

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