Mises Wire

Can Technology Prevent a Recession?

Booms and BustsMoney and BanksBusiness CyclesMoney and Banking

Blog1 hour ago
Technology doesn't tell us much about whether we're prone to a recession. The much larger issue is inflation-induced misallocation of resources.

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Free Trade versus "Free Trade"

Free MarketsInterventionism

Blog14 hours ago
To economists, free trade means absence of government interference with trade. To politicians, "free-trade" means a complex set of managed policies.

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The Bank of England and the ECB Have a Credibility Problem

Blog01/22/2017

The mainstream media in Europe and the UK are worried about economic shocks in 2017. We should all be worried.

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The DEA: A Good Place to Cut the Federal Budget

Legal SystemU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog01/22/2017
In the real world, repeated failure usually results in budget cuts. But that's not how things work with government agencies like the DEA.

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Spanish Courts Don’t Have Any Respect for Freedom of Contract

Legal System

Blog01/20/2017
Spanish courts are voiding established contractual agreements to the cheers of "the people." This doesn't bode well for the future of the rule of law.

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Week in Review: January 21, 2017

Free MarketsWar and Foreign PolicyPolitical Theory

Blog01/20/2017
America has a new president, but will the new boss be the same as the old boss?

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