Dr. Mark Thornton joins Mises Weekends to explain the “business cycle” for what it really is: a series of booms (credit expansion) and busts (debt de-leveraging) engineered by central banks. If you like the work here then please donate today. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Subscribe by email and never miss a post.
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Danielle DiMartino Booth is a former Dallas Fed staffer and author of the new book ‘Fed Up: An Insider’s Take on Why the Federal Reserve is Bad for America’. She joins Jeff Deist to talk about her years watching Ivy League PhDs make gross and fundamental errors in an almost comically cloistered environment.
By Ron Paul Former Dallas Federal Reserve Bank President Richard Fisher recently gave a speech identifying the Federal Reserve’s easy money/low interest rate policies as a source of the public anger that propelled Donald Trump into the White House. Mr. Fisher is certainly correct that the Fed’s policies have “skewered” the middle class. However, the […]
What have the central bankers and the governments they serve done to our money? Legendary forecaster and publisher of Grant’s Interest Rate Observer, Jim Grant, joins us to discuss the bankers’ war on the rest of us.
Jeff Deist comments on the state of economics and what the Mises Institute is doing about it. Trasnscript below. A journalist from The Chronicle of Higher Education contacted me recently asking about free-market think tanks affiliated with universities. Can the Mises Institute or other organizations produce the scientific foundation for what he sees as an […]
Mark Thornton on the possibility of the skyscraper curse wrecking havoc in the economy.
Godfrey Bloom is on fire.
We’ve lived through the illusionary “good times” of the Nasdaq and housing bubbles. They were followed by inevitable and heart-wrenching crises. Well the government and Federal Reserve have created another major bubble in government bonds.
by Ron Paul Last Friday saw the release of a bombshell jobs report, with headlines exclaiming that the US economy added over 250,000 jobs in July, far in excess of any forecasts. The reality was far more grim. Those “jobs” weren’t actually created by businesses – they were created by the statisticians who compiled the […]