Archive for September, 2012

The Greatest Thinker You’ve Never Read: Ludwig von Mises

The Greatest Thinker You’ve Never Read: Ludwig von Mises
by Art Carden Had he not passed away at the tender age of 92 in 1973, Ludwig von Mises would have turned 131 years old today. In my humble opinion, he was the greatest social thinker of the twentieth century. In a series of breakthrough contributions like The Theory of Money and Credit, Socialism:...
September 29th, 2012 | Popular Articles, Resources | Read More

Two Legends in Economics Wrestle Over the Euro’s Future

Two Legends in Economics Wrestle Over the Euro’s Future
By Shawn Tully FORTUNE — Robert Mundell and Allan Meltzer rank among the most influential economists of the past half-century. Mundell, a professor at Columbia University, garnered a Nobel Prize in 1999, in part for his work in defining what he calls “optimum currency areas.” No academic...
September 28th, 2012 | Popular Articles, Resources | Read More

Death Knells for the USDollar

by Jim Willie CB The recent decision by the US Federal Reserve to contaminate the financial body until it responds favorably was the last straw in my book. Witness a declaration of permanent QE and hyper monetary inflation of the most virulent strain, unsterilized. The USFed is essentially admitting...
September 28th, 2012 | Popular Articles, Resources | Read More

How Crony Capitalism Corrupts the Free Market | David Stockman

How Crony Capitalism Corrupts the Free Market | David Stockman
Archived from the live Mises.tv broadcast, this lecture by David Stockman was presented at the Mises Circle in Manhattan: “Central Banking, Deposit Insurance, and Economic Decline.” Includes a welcome and introduction by Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr. Music by Kevin MacLeod. Watch more at youtube.com/misesmedia… image:...
September 27th, 2012 | Audio-Video, Resources | Read More

Interest Rates are Prices

Interest Rates are Prices
by Ron Paul One of the most enduring myths in the United States is that this country has a free market, when in reality, the market is merely the structural shell of formerly free institutions. Government pulls the strings behind the scenes. No better illustration of this can be found than in the Federal...
September 27th, 2012 | Popular Articles, Resources | Read More