Thankful to Earn a Living Despite the Federal Reserve

Thankful to Earn a Living Despite the Federal Reserve

Although my new landscape design and installation business, Lowcountry Vistas Charleston, LLC, has prevented me from disseminating Solidus.Center’s message as of late, I’m profoundly appreciative on this Thanksgiving for the opportunity to do something I love in a perpetually-bad Fed-inspired job market. A market in which, in classic Orwellian Fedspeak, “full employment” means millions of educated and indebted Americans working far below their potential.

I have little time for Solidus.Center these days, but I’d like to leave everyone with a parting thought:

The Fed is an efficient …

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Solidus.Center Discusses the Fed with Senior Mises Fellows

Solidus.Center Discusses the Fed with Senior Mises Fellows

On a special broadcast on Kinetic HiFi radio, I discussed with Solidus.Center board members and Senior Mises Institute Fellows Mark Thornton and Walter Block the history of the Fed, how the Fed harms the average American, and how the monetary system would function if the Fed were abolished. (Click “read more” at the bottom of the post if the player doesn’t appear.)

 

Seth Mason, Charleston SC

 

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The Interventionist Fed Must Be Ended

The Interventionist Fed Must Be Ended

The Federal Reserve is comprised of economic “interventionists” who ostensibly manipulate the money supply and interest rates for the betterment of the economy and the prosperity of the American people. In reality, the Fed’s monetary manipulation causes severe distortions in the economy that benefit a select few while harming a large swath of Americans.

The interventionist Fed, which claims that there’s a tradeoff between inflation and unemployment, often promotes the former. Modern U.S. economic history, however, demonstrates that high unemployment can occur during periods of high inflation. …

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