Guest Post: Krugman’s Adventures In Fairyland

Submitted by William L Anderson of The Ludwig von Mises Institute, After studying and teaching Keynesian economics for 30 years, I conclude that the “sophisticated” Keynes­ians really do believe in magic and fairy dust. Lots of fairy du… [...]

Guest Post: Economic Prosperity Ahead Or A Train A Comin’

Originally posted at Monty Pelerin’s World blog, Whether the light at the end of the economic tunnel represents sunshine or an on-coming train depends on whom you ask. I am of the opinion that it is a train a comin’. Economic matters cannot get bette… [...]

Guest Post: (Un)Paving Our Way To The Future

Submitted by James H. Kunstler via Peak Prosperity blog, You can’t overstate the baleful effects for Americans of living in the tortured landscapes and townscapes we created for ourselves in the past century. This fiasco of cartoon suburbia, overgro… [...]

Guest Post: Inflation, Shortages, And Social Democracy In Venezuela

Submitted by Matt McCaffrey via the Ludwig von Mises Institute, The economic turmoil in Venezuela has received increasing international media attention over the past few months. In September, the toilet paper shortage (which followed food shortages and… [...]

Guest Post: The Hunger Games And The Moral Imagination

Submitted by James E Miller of The Ludwig von Mises Institute of Canada, This past weekend I caught The Hunger Games: Catching Fire at my local theater. The movie is based on the second part of a dystopian trilogy written by Suzanne Collins. In Collins… [...]

Guest Post: The Fed Must Inflate

Submitted by Chris Martenson via The Ludwig von Mises Institute, The Fed is busy doing everything in its considerable power to get credit (that is, debt) growing again so that we can get back to what it considers to be “normal.” But the pro… [...]

Guest Post: Zombies Make Dangerous Neighbors

Submitted by Doug French via Casey Research, On March 16, 2009, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB), a private-sector organization that establishes financial accounting and reporting standards in the US, turned the stock market around and … [...]

Guest Post: 3 Myth’s About Rising Interest Rates

Submitted by Lance Roberts of STA Wealth Management, During my morning reading, I ran across an article by Howard Gold entitled ”Why Diversification Isn’t Working?” by Howard Gold wherein he discusses that investors are faced with having to choos… [...]

Guest Post: Take The Money And Run: China’s Ill-Gotten Wealth Flees Overseas

Submitted by Charles Hugh-Smith of OfTwoMinds blog, The front door is covered with official pronouncements of "the China Dream" and blustery demands of hegemony, but the back door is choked with members of the financial/political Elite fleein… [...]

Guest Post: Barack Obama And The "Isms"

Originally posted at Monty Pelerin's World, “Capitalism is not things; it is a mentality.” So stated Ludwig von Mises in a talk in mid 1952 in a series of lectures entitled Marxism Unmasked which he gave at the San Francisco library. M… [...]