Mises Daily Articles

Displaying 1 - 10 of 230

Biden Is Lying about the Jobs Data

Media and CulturePoliticsUnemploymentU.S. Economy

01/26/2023Mises Media
It's only a good time to be a worker in America if one confuses falling real wages and falling full-time employment with robust employment conditions.
Read More

Behavioral Economics Challenges the Rationality of Consumer Choices

PhilosophyPhilosophy and MethodologyPraxeology

01/11/2023Mises Media
While behavioral economics claims to be an effective way of measuring individual economic behavior, it actually sets back authentic economic analysis.
Read More

Budget Deficit Hits Monthly Record Due to Biden’s Policies

Economic PolicyProgressivismTaxes and SpendingU.S. Economy

01/07/2023Mises Media
Federal budget deficits are increasing, but the Biden administration shows no signs of restraining its spending. This is not going to end well.
Read More

Born on the Tenth of January

LiberalismU.S. HistoryWorld History

12/15/2022Mises Media
Thomas Paine, whose fiery essay "Common Sense" made a case for the American Revolution, is a much-neglected American founder.
Read More

Bans on "Assault" Weapons Do Not Reduce Crime

Free MarketsLawProtectionism and Free TradeThe Police State

11/30/2022Mises Media
Biden wants to roll out yet another "assault" weapons ban. Supporters claim it will reduce crime, but it will do no such thing.
Read More

Black Hole or Shock Absorber: How Does a Free-Market Economy Respond to Crises?

The FedInflationBusiness Cycles

11/02/2022Mises Media
As the inevitable economic downturn becomes more evident, the Fed will attempt to stop deflation. But what this economy needs is a good dose of it.
Read More

Biggar Thy Neighbor

PaternalismWar and Foreign Policy

10/05/2022Mises Media
Is there a case for an American empire? Professor Nigel Biggar of Oxford University believes so, but David Gordon sets him straight.
Read More

By Compensating Slave Owners, Great Britain Negotiated a Peaceful End to Slavery

DemocracyLawProperty RightsWorld History

09/15/2022Mises Media
By compensating slave owners for the abolition of slavery, Great Britain ended the scourge of chattel slavery long before it was ended in the Americas.
Read More

Biden Declares "MAGA Republicans" Enemies of the State

Big GovernmentDemocracyLawLegal SystemProgressivism

09/11/2022Mises Media
The optics of the event were likely the idea of a proud Biden staffer leaning into the “Dark Brandon” aesthetic that has become popular among regime loyalists on Twitter. To Americans outside of this Very Online echo chamber, the imagery drew connotations of sinister authoritarian regimes.
Read More

Blame the Fed for Both the Inflationary Boom and the Inevitable Bust

The FedMoney and Banks

09/09/2022Mises Media
Powell isn't a villain for pulling his foot off the money-creation accelerator a little. No, Powell's villainy stems from his role in helping create the boom in the first place.
Read More