Mises Wire

Why Government Spending Matters More than the Size of the Deficit

Taxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Blog1 hour ago
The only meaningful contribution the government can make to people’s living standards is by focusing on a reduction in government spending.

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Will the United States Survive to 1984?

Big GovernmentEducationPolitical Theory

1 hour agoArticles of Interest
In this still-relevant talk from the early 70s, Ralph Raico examines why libertarians can't rely on either the New Left or the Conservatives.

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Mises on Political Compromise

Blog4 hours ago
No truth is small enough to be sacrificed in the game of political compromise.

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Which is Worse — A Trade Surplus or a Trade Deficit?

Financial MarketsGlobal EconomyMoney and BanksPolitical Theory

Blog14 hours ago
Unlike commodity money, fiat currencies allow persistent trade imbalances which cause grave discrepancies in income, consumption, and investment.

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FOMC Minutes: More of the Same

The FedGlobal Economy

22 hours agoFedWatch
The FOMC minutes revealed a Fed that doesn't know what to do, but pretends like everything's under control.

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Ten Great Economic Myths

Big GovernmentAustrian Economics Overview

Blog02/22/2017
Our country is beset by a large number of economic myths that lead us to accept unsound and dangerous government policies.

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