Mises Wire

Leftist President Dilma Rousseff Removed from Office

Global EconomyPolitical Theory

Blog1 hour ago

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff was impeached this morning. Is there any hope the country might turn to freedom and free markets? 

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The Fed Launches New Facebook Page

The FedMoney and Banking

Blog13 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

Blog14 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

Blog19 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

Blog20 hours ago

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

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

HealthTaxes and SpendingInterventionismPolitical Theory

Blog23 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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