Mises Wire

The Hopeless GOP Narrative

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It's hard for libertarians to imagine the GOP as a party of limited government, constitutional originalism, capitalism, or anything much resembling freedom. But politics is about tribalism and perceptions, not policies or ideology. That's why the failure of Republicans is so...

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

Money and BanksGold StandardMoney and Banking

Blog14 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

Blog16 hours ago

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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Why Do Americans Have Such High Incomes and So Little Savings?

EducationHealthPolitical Theory

Blog08/26/2016

Americans enjoy one of the world's highest incomes levels. But their fondness for spending means they have have relatively low levels of wealth.

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