Mises Wire

Why the Candidates Aren't Talking About Cutting Federal Spending Anymore

Taxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Blog2 hours ago

In 2016, candidates are ignoring the issue of social benefits and federal spending. Experience suggests opposing social spending is political suicide.

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Leftist President Dilma Rousseff Removed from Office

Global EconomyPolitical Theory

Blog6 hours ago

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff was impeached this morning. Is there any hope the country might turn to freedom and free markets?

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The Fed Launches New Facebook Page

The FedMoney and Banking

Blog18 hours ago

The Fed has realized it is in need of damage control when it comes to its reputation among much of the American public.

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The "Lucas Critique" Is Misesian at its Core

Philosophy and MethodologyPraxeologySubjectivism

Blog19 hours ago

Like Mises, economist Robert Lucas understood that realities of human action make it impossible to treat economics as if it were a physical science.

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Tim Cook and Apple's Gross Hypocrisy on Taxes

Taxes and Spending


Politicians and elites viscerally hate any form of tax competition — at least for the plebes.

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The Right Lessons from Obamacare's Meltdown


Obamacare's latest failures show government-run health care does not serve the interests of those supposedly "benefiting" from it.

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