Mises Wire

Government Meddling Is the Reason You're "Underpaid"

Blog10/07/2019

It is frequently allege that, under capitalism, people aren’t paid what they are worth to employers. But the commonly-drawn implication that state intervention will improve things is false.

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Good Statistics, and Bad

The data never speaks for itself.

04/12/2019Power & Market
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Global Elites Have No Skin the Game

Book ReviewsBureaucracy and RegulationMedia and CulturePolitical Theory

06/09/2018The Austrian
Our "experts" accept no risk and have nothing invested in the reckless schemes they advocate for. Others will bear the burdens when failure comes.
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George Washington: An Image and Its Influence

U.S. History

12/15/2017Books
Washington took office in 1789 and was viewed as a hero. Were the effects of the influence that accompanied this prestige good or bad for liberty?
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Genuine Nullification: Marijuana and the Carolina Doctrine

Legal SystemU.S. History

Blog08/31/2017
There's a fine line between today's anti-commandeering effort — and what we should regard as bona fide nullification of federal law.
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Government Workers Don't Magically Become Altruists

Philosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog07/28/2017
Why should one assume that those in control of the state would act in a way more in accord with justice than would actors on the private market?
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