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Ryan McMaken

Editor, Mises Wire and The Austrian

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Ryan McMaken (@ryanmcmaken) is the editor of Mises Wire and The Austrian. Send him your article submissions, but read article guidelines first. Ryan has degrees in economics and political science from the University of Colorado, and was the economist for the Colorado Division of Housing from 2009 to 2014. He is the author of Commie Cowboys: The Bourgeoisie and the Nation-State in the Western Genre.

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US Taxpayers Are Paying to Train Mercenaries Who Then Work for Mideast Dictators

10/16/2018Power & Market
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The Purge Is Growing: More Anti-Establishment Web Sites Purged from Social Media

10/12/2018Power & Market
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Yes, Inequality Is a Problem — When Caused by the Government

Money and BanksTaxes and Spending

Blog10/12/2018
Some inequality arises naturally from freedom of choice. Some comes from government meddling. One is good and the other is bad. …
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Using this Inflation Measure, Wage Growth Isn't Keeping Up with Inflation

10/11/2018Power & Market

In the last two years, we've finally begun to see income and wage growth climb above the old 2007-2008 peak levels. But that's using CPI numbers. Wage growth may not stack up nearly as well if other, broader measures of price inflation are used.

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Fed: "Underlying Inflation" Climbs to 13-Year High

10/11/2018Power & Market

The last time this inflation measure was as high was in April 2005, when it was at 3.36 percent. 

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