Mises Wire

The Fed Launches New Facebook Page

The FedMoney and Banking

Blog2 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

Blog3 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

Blog8 hours ago

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

Blog9 hours ago

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

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When it Comes to Spending, the US Is a Typical Western Welfare State

HealthTaxes and SpendingInterventionismPolitical Theory

Blog12 hours ago

There is no bright line that divides the allegedly "free-market" US from the "socialist" welfare states of Western Europe.

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Don't Confuse "Private" Prisons with Free-Market Prisons

Legal SystemThe Police StateTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory


"Private" prisons are really just taxpayer-funded, monopolistic agents for the state. There is nothing free market about them.

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