Mises Wire

Oxfam's Hypocrisy on Private Wealth

The EntrepreneurWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog24 min ago

By Oxfam's methods, anyone with a few bucks in the bank is causing poverty for the bottom 10%. Oxfam, of course, has much more than a few bucks. 

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The Antidote to Marxist Literary Criticism

Media and CulturePolitical Theory

Blog12 hours ago

In a new book Literature and Liberty, Allen Mendenhall brings a fresh eye to literary criticism — a discipline long marred by doctrinaire Marxism.

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Ludwig von Mises as a Social Rationalist

Philosophy and Methodology

Blog22 hours ago

Joseph Salerno's essay "Ludwig von Mises as a Social Rationalist," is now available in a new easier-to-read version.

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What Republicans Miss About Healthcare Reform

Big GovernmentHealth

Blog01/17/2017

Senator Rand Paul's proposal is an improvement from Obamacare, but it doesn't address the fundamental problems with American healthcare.

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How Bad Entrepreneurial Judgment Killed Half-Life 3

The EntrepreneurMedia and Culture

Blog01/17/2017

A lack of entrepreneurial and managerial direction prevented Valve from coordinating enough to focus on developing a new Half-Life.

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The Dangers of a "Universal Basic Income"

InterventionismValue and Exchange

Blog01/16/2017

A "universal basic income" serves to make workers and entrepreneurs less likely to produce goods and services the consumers need most.

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