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Free MarketsWorld History
Yuri Maltsev, a Mises Senior Fellow who once was an advisor to Mikhail Gorbachev when he was an economist in the USSR, has passed away. Rest in peace.
Free MarketsLabor and WagesU.S. Economy
The imposition of minimum wages harms the economy, although there are nuances in how much harm they cause. It is better not to impose minimum wages at all.
Economic FreedomFree MarketsLanguage
All too often we are told that government employment equals selflessness and working for profit constitutes greed. It's time to reassess the meaning of certain words.
Bureaucracy and RegulationFree MarketsMonetary PolicyGold Standard
It is no secret that freedom, both socially and economically, are disappearing in the USA and Great Britain. The consequences will be most severe if we do not reverse these patterns.
Free MarketsWorld HistoryEntrepreneurship
Australia is famous for its laid-back culture and for being founded by convicts from Great Britain. It also should be famous for its embrace of entrepreneurship.
Cronyism and CorporatismEconomic PolicyFree Markets
The Federal Trade Commission seeks an anti-trust judgment against Microsoft for its move to acquire Activision. Like all other anti-trust action, this one has no economic merits.
Big GovernmentCronyism and CorporatismFree MarketsProtectionism and Free Trade
Relatively free trade and capital mobilization have greatly raised living standards in recent years. Yet those that call themselves globalists are less interested in trade than in unipolar political power, pushing violent, disastrous schemes.
The EnvironmentFree MarketsProperty RightsCalculation and Knowledge
Americans typically are told that private enterprise wastes resources while government preserves them. Economic truths turn that canard upside down.
Free MarketsSocialismHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsOther Schools of Thought
While socialists posit socialism as a humane and ethical system, it is anything but that. Mises understood its brutality long before socialism gripped the world.
Economic PolicyFree MarketsLiberalism
Critics of capitalism claim that it is responsible for creating inequality in society. Yet the precapitalist societies enforced inequality in a rigid social structure.