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Strange how campaign season leads to the usual political drama over taxes. Republicans have learned the hard way that they should never raise them, at least not in ways that are noticeable. They accuse Democrats of plotting secret increases. The Democrats deny it but draw

During April 2022, year-over-year money supply growth was at 7.23 percent. That's down from March's rate of 7.41 percent and April 2021's rate of 36.8 percent. Original Article: "Slowing Money Supply Growth in 2022 Points to Recession" This Audio Mises Wire is generously sponsored by Christopher Condon. 

Curt Carlson has devoted his life to value creation and innovation — VC&I as he sometimes characterizes it. He has been CEO of SRI, a “pure innovation” company where the business model was to create important new innovations that positively impacted the lives of many people.

With a few exceptions contemporary commentators on economic problems are advocating economic intervention. This unanimity does not necessarily mean that they approve of interventionistic measures by government or other coer­cive powers. Authors of economics books, essays, articles, and political platforms demand interventionistic measures before they

Progressives have long pushed for a state dominated by a new class of "scientific" experts who are supposedly nonpolitical and pursuing only "good government." It's a fantasy many people still believe.  Original Article: "Why Progressives Love Government 'Experts'" This Audio Mises Wire is generously sponsored by Christopher Condon. 

Modern conservatism, in the United States and Europe, is confused and distorted. Under the influence of representative democracy and with the transformation of the U.S. and Europe into mass democracies from World War I, conservatism was transformed from an anti-egalitarian, aristocratic, anti-statist ideological force into