Mises Wire

The Lack of EpiPen Competitors is the FDA's Fault

Blog16 min ago

The price of EpiPens has increased dramatically and many are calling for more regulation in health care.

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Mises Destroys Socialism, Again and Again

StrategyMoney and BankingPolitical Theory

10 hours agoThe Austrian
Many criticisms directed against socialism are weak sauce compared to the penetrating and rigorous arguments developed by Ludwig von Mises.

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How Back-to-School Shopping Is like American Politics

Taxes and SpendingCalculation and KnowledgeInterventionism

Blog21 hours ago
As 2016’s campaign unpleasantness has accelerated, many Americans were going through another often-unpleasant experience: back-to-school shopping.

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45 Years Without Gold

Money and BanksWar and Foreign PolicyGold StandardMoney and Banking

The dollar's last tie to gold was severed 45 years ago. Gold had always been an inconvenience for governments looking for more debt and spending.

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The Blessing of Cash

Money and BanksMoney and Banking


Starting today, the Royal Bank of Scotland will become the first bank in the U.K. to impose a negative interest rate on depositors.

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Dear Gary Johnson, There Is No "Free-Market" Carbon Tax

The EnvironmentTaxes and Spending


Calling an arbitrary government-imposed penalty on carbon a "market cost" is a disingenuous as not calling such a plan a "tax."

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