Mises Daily Articles

Displaying 1 - 10 of 372

Since Covid Lockdowns, New York Lost More of Its Population than Any Other State

HealthLawU.S. History

01/22/2023Mises Media
The migration data from 2020 to 2022 backs up the idea that a great many people are moving from restrictionist covid states to states where the public health technocrats have less power.
Read More

Spelling Out the Problem with W-o-k-e-n-e-s-s

EducationMedia and CultureProgressivism

01/17/2023Mises Media
John McWhorter takes on the present infatuation with wokeness and shows the real harm it is doing to our social fabric.
Read More

Southwest's Meltdown Reminds Us We Must End Airlines' Corporate Welfare

Bureaucracy and Regulation

01/15/2023Mises Media
Federal protectionism and bailouts makes it easier for US airlines to survive terrible service, such as mass cancellations or when Southwest imposed a private mask mandate and threw families off flights.
Read More

Secession: Why the Regime Tolerates Self-Determination for Foreigners but Not for Americans

U.S. History

01/02/2023Mises Media
Self-determination means the ability to make laws for one's own community free from intervention by Washington, DC. Most of the world can do this. Why can't Americans?
Read More

Student Debt: It Is and Has Been a Personal Choice


12/31/2022Mises Media
Progressives demanding that the government forgive student debt forget that student loans were made voluntarily by students that promised to pay back what they owe.
Read More

Spending More Government Money on Healthcare Does Not Improve Health Outcomes

Bureaucracy and RegulationProgressivismTaxes and Spending

12/16/2022Mises Media
Progressives seem to believe that we improve healthcare outcomes by spending more. This is a recipe for failure.
Read More

Sports Betting and Spontaneous Order

Free MarketsHayek

11/22/2022Mises Media
One place a price system manifests itself is the sports betting markets. The results are surprisingly accurate.
Read More

Student Loan Debt: The Financial Time Bomb Politicians Want to Ignore

Corporate WelfareTaxes and SpendingU.S. Economy

10/31/2022Mises Media
President Biden's nonsolution of partial "debt forgiveness" is in limbo, but the slow financial destruction that massive student loan debt is unleashing continues.
Read More

Student Loan Forgiveness Treats the Symptom, Not the Disease

Big GovernmentCronyism and CorporatismEconomic PolicyTaxes and Spending

10/06/2022Mises Media
President Biden's recent student loan forgiveness initiative only exacerbates the real problem: the cost of a college education, thanks to government intervention, is outrageously high.
Read More

Should the Fed Increase the Money Supply in Response to a Growing Economy?

The FedMoney and Banks

10/01/2022Mises Media
Standard economic theory states that as an economy grows, the money supply should grow with it. Appealing to the Austrian tradition, Frank Shostak shows that belief is mistaken.
Read More