LMR – March 2018

In our attempts to change the world for the better most of us design our messages to appeal to the masses because we want more than anything to have mass acceptance of the things we say and write. We do everything we can to get their attention.

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LMR – February 2018

One of the most masterful explanations of Austrian economics ever written, a book that gets through the typical closed mind and actually teaches the masses the main differences between good economics and bad economics, is Henry Hazlitt’s Economics In One Lesson.

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LMR – January 2018

In the introduction to Mises’ book, The Theory of Money and Credit, Murray Rothbard explains that many leading economists of his era were using Mises’ theory of the business cycle as a way to explain the Great Depression, “a depression that Mises had anticipated in the late 1920s.”

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LMR – December 2017

One of the planks we offered in our book How Privatized Banking Really Works was a return to sound money. It is the theme running through our entire issue this month, even though we didn’t plan it that way. The only reason computer brainiacs spent so much time developing the foundations that led up to Bitcoin, is that they didn’t trust the governments and big banks of the world.

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LMR – November 2017

There is a select list of catastrophic life events that are known to have the power to completely bankrupt us spiritually. The field of psychology and other related sciences are quite familiar with the listing. It could be the death of a close family member, or it might be that we are struck with an incurable illness.

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LMR – October 2017

Credit expansion is mysterious to the masses of society because they simply do not understand the nature of credit nor do they understand the nature of money. But among the masses there is an even lesser understanding of central banking and its role in creating both money and credit in the economy.

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LMR – September 2017

It does seem like everything that is considered to be wrong with this world is somehow charged to capitalism. The more time we spend assessing the mood swings of the Western nations and those outside of their boundaries, the more we see the reality of this.

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LMR – August 2017

In the concluding chapter of his book, Socialism, Mises paints a picture of a world being turned upside down right before his eyes. Like it or not—and Mises himself was a skeptic—the old justifications for law and morality were crumbling with the influx of Enlightenment rationalism.

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LMR – July 2017

“In all times, but more especially of late years, attempts have been made to extend wealth by the extension of credit.” —Frédéric Bastiat (1801-1850)

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LMR – June 2017

Interventionism is a word we often write and talk about without realizing that many of our readers may still not quite understand why we speak of it as being one of the main contributors of our flawed monetary policy. Like the word inflation, interventionism deserves a Misesian interpretation in order to grasp it fully.

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