Mises Wire

Five Reasons for Central Banks: Are They Any Good?

The FedMoney and Banking

Blog16 min ago
No justification for central banks erases the fact that the central banks are creatures of power politics rather than economic reason.

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Billions Gone: 2016 Olympics Venues in Brazil Are Now in Ruins

Blog16 min ago
The Brazilian government spent billions on facilities and infrastructure for the 2016 Olympics. Now, the taxpayers wonder what it was all for.

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Alan Greenspan Admits Ron Paul Was Right About Gold

Blog9 hours ago
Now that his career at the Fed is over, Alan Greenspan remembers what he already knew about gold and the gold standard.

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Break Up the USA

U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Everyone takes for granted that it’s normal for a country of 320 million to be dictated to by a single central authority. It's time to call it quits.

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What's In Store for the Next Four Years?

Legal System

02/20/2017The Austrian
Law scholar Allen Mendenhall discusses Trump, the Supreme Court, and the future of the judiciary in the United States.

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Abolish the One-Man Presidency

U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog02/20/2017
Alexander Hamilton wanted a strong single executive who could maximize "secrecy" and "dispatch." Unfortunately, he got what he wanted.

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