Mises Wire

Portland Asks Businesses to Move Elsewhere

Blog29 min ago

Okay, maybe not exactly. They are using state coercion to force companies not to pay their CEOs more than 100 x the companies median employee. Businesses in Portland, OR, who pay such "too high" salaries to...

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Mike Pence Thinks the "Free Market" Is Making You Poor

Money and BanksU.S. EconomyMoney and BankingPolitical Theory

Blog13 hours ago

Michael Pence seems to be under the mistaken impression that the United States has an unregulated free market economy.

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Week in Review: December 10, 2016

The EntrepreneurGlobal EconomyU.S. HistoryEntrepreneurshipPolitical Theory

Blog13 hours ago

Although the election is over, the ideological fight continues.

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Yuri Maltsev: Why Socialism Endures

Big GovernmentEducationMedia and CulturePolitical Theory

19 hours agoAudio/Video
Yuri Maltsev, a victim of Soviet totalitarianism in his youth, explains how and why westerners still don't understand what socialism really means.

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The McRib and Economic Calculation


Blog21 hours ago

Why does McDonald's offer the McRib sometimes, but not all of the time?

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Keep the Federal Courts Out of the Electoral College

U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog22 hours ago

There is no such thing as a "national election" in the United States. The feds should have no say in how electoral votes are assigned.

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