Mises Wire

The New Nevada: Taxpayer Bucks for Billionaires

Taxes and SpendingU.S. EconomyPolitical Theory

Blog18 min ago

The Silver State is not what it used to be, and its lawmakers can't help saying ‘yes’ to billionaires seeking taxpayer largesse.

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How the Mises Institute Builds New Scholars

EducationAustrian Economics OverviewHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog1 hour ago

In the tradition of Ludwig von Mises himself, the Mises Institute works daily to pass on sound economics to a new generation of teachers and writers.

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A Handful of Cities Are Driving the Increase in Murder Rates

Blog10 hours ago

Driven by rising homicides in a handful of cities, the US homicide rate is increasing. Fortunately, the rate remains near a 50-year low.

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Trump vs. Clinton? Support A Better Fall Campaign

U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog09/26/2016

Politics is war by other means. And war claims victims. War has winners and losers. Most of all, war has profiteers

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Feds to Ban Leaf Used in Herbal Teas

HealthLegal SystemPolitical Theory

Blog09/26/2016

The US government will outlaw yet another plant that has long been used for herbal remedies, magically transforming users into criminals overnight.

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Economic Growth Requires More Than Low Interest Rates

Booms and BustsBusiness CyclesMoney and Banking

With such low interest rates, shouldn't we be experiencing a boom? The problem is, a solid economy requires much more than just low interest rates.

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