Mises Wire

Mises on Political Compromise

Blog3 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

Blog12 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

20 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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We Need Hope

EducationStrategyWorld History

Blog02/22/2017
Just taking a moment to be cheerful is a powerful remedy from the misery of politics: in fact, such simple resistance is an almost revolutionary act.

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Five Reasons for Central Banks: Are They Any Good?

The FedMoney and Banking

Blog02/21/2017
No justification for central banks erases the fact that the central banks are creatures of power politics rather than economic reason.

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