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Monthly Archives: décembre 2012

A note on misinterpreting Economic indicators

Misperception. Economic illusions. The world is bathing in them nowadays. Maybe because its holiday time? Does holiday time give us the right to shortcut deductions and interpretations of certain economic indicators. Apparently yes. I woke up today, and watched the … Continue reading

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A note on France’s « Socialist » goverment

The only visible sign that the French government is a socialist one is the fact that it doesn’t take IMF recommendations seriously. And that’s about it. I remember well a month or so before Hollande’s elections, downtown Paris talk was … Continue reading

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A note on Ron Paul ‘s farewell speech; Farewell great inspirator

While looking through the Mises Daily RSS feed today, i came through Ron Paul’s farewell speech to congress on November 14th, 2012. Let me tell you about what Ron Paul means to me. I have always been an unconditional fan … Continue reading

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A note on the « Depardieu » affair

We live in a global economy. French politicians have (despite the internet, an important clue) managed to forget that simple yet essential point in any policy analysis. So when the French PM describes Depardieu’s fiscal exile as « pathetic », he is … Continue reading

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How the Fed Rules and Inflates – Murray N. Rothbard – Mises Daily

How the Fed Rules and Inflates – Murray N. Rothbard – Mises Daily. Murray N. Rothbard writes this wonderful piece  to discuss the Fed’s, and consequently a large majority of central banks today, monopoly of monetary creation. Apart from the … Continue reading

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A note on « more European integration »

No one can deny that the French socialist party is fundamentally European oriented.  However one must distinguish between belonging to Europe and working for European integration. On the second point, no French leader (apart from the French center left and … Continue reading

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