Mises Wire

On Foreign Trade

Protectionism and Free TradeWorld History

7 hours agoArticles of Interest
Specialization and foreign trade are good things, even if one party to the transaction could produce everything better and cheaper than the other.

Read more

What Is Cultural Marxism?

World HistoryPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog10 hours ago

Cultural Marxism is the philosophy that underlies today's trend toward crushing all dissenting opinions.

Read more

A "Universal Basic Income" Costs More Than You Think

Taxes and Spending

Blog06/21/2018

Basic-income schemes siphon off resources from employers who could have used them to increase worker productivity — and worker incomes. 

Read more

Shelley's Radicalism: The Poet as Economist

Media and Culture

06/20/2018Books
Sometimes poets have something to teach economists.

Read more

Professor Israel Kirzner Receives Distinguished Fellow Award

06/20/2018Power & Market

Read more

War Comes to Virginia

U.S. History

06/20/2018Audio/Video
The war in Virginia begins with a few minor skirmishes following the Union occupation of Alexandria and Arlington.

Read more

The Problem with Government Licensing Schemes

Bureaucracy and RegulationCronyism and CorporatismHealth

Blog06/20/2018

Government licensing hurts employment, reduces competition — and thus quality — and serves to line the pockets of the established firms who benefit.

Read more

The Fight for Liberty and the Beltway Barbarians

Strategy

Blog06/19/2018

There is no reason why we can’t stress and spread our positive values at the same time that we battle against their enemies.

Read more

The Cronyist Origins of Social Security

Cronyism and CorporatismU.S. History

Blog06/19/2018

The big-business-connected creators of Social Security sought to use the system to punish their competitors in the small-business sector. 

Read more

Shield icon wire