Mises Wire

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

Legal SystemThe Police StateTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Blog49 min ago

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

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The Hopeless GOP Narrative

StrategyPolitical Theory

Blog9 hours ago

Even in the face of a century of collectivist horrors, Republicans still can't win the essential "us vs. them" game.

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How US States Can Pave the Way for Greater Use of Sound Money

Money and BanksGold StandardMoney and Banking

Blog22 hours ago

Utah has declared any gold and silver coins issued by the US government as legal tender in the state — and free from any taxation.

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How Legal, Branded Heroin Would Make Drugs Safer

The EntrepreneurLegal SystemThe Police StateWorld HistoryEntrepreneurship

Blog08/28/2016

If there were Heinz-brand heroin, Philip Seymour Hoffman would still be alive.

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Audio: Tom Woods and Ryan McMaken on Policing and Abolishing the FBI

Legal SystemThe Police StatePolitical Theory

Blog08/27/2016

Tom Woods and I spoke about the FBI and its origins, and why law enforcement is made more dangerous by the state's drive to manage our lives.

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The Week in Review: August 27, 2016

Big GovernmentHealthInterventionism

Blog08/26/2016

The larger government becomes, the more important it is to have it on your side.

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