Mises Wire

Is De-industrialization a "Natural Phenomenon" of Developed Economies?

Global EconomyWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog4 hours ago

The decline in industrial production is in many ways the product of government interventionism. 


Read more

Public Faith in Elections Falls as the State Grows

U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog10 hours ago

Faith in the voting process has weakened because voters are increasingly fearful of what an electoral loss might bring.

Read more

Populism Is Not an Ideology

World HistoryPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog23 hours ago

Populism is a strategy that may be used by any ideological group whose political agenda differs radically from that of the ruling class.

Read more

Will China Trigger the Next Global Recession?

Global EconomyBusiness Cycles


China has many problems, but it also has a high savings rate, a limited welfare state, and a rising middle class.

Read more

The Homo Economicus Straw Man

Free MarketsOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology


To understand the marketplace, it is not necessary to believe in the existence of a selfish, profit-maximizing human.

Read more

The War Against Payday Lending

Money and BanksInterventionismMoney and BankingPolitical Theory


The federal government is again trying to take free choice away from borrowers by imposing new regulations on short-term loans like payday lending.

Read more