Mises Wire

Economic Growth Requires More Than Low Interest Rates

Booms and BustsBusiness CyclesMoney and Banking

With such low interest rates, shouldn't we be experiencing a boom? The problem is, a solid economy requires much more than just low interest rates.

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Trump vs. Clinton? Support A Better Fall Campaign

U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog12 hours ago

Politics is war by other means. And war claims victims. War has winners and losers. Most of all, war has profiteers

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Feds to Ban Leaf Used in Herbal Teas

HealthLegal SystemPolitical Theory

Blog13 hours ago

The US government will outlaw yet another plant that has long been used for herbal remedies, magically transforming users into criminals overnight.

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The Week in Review: September 24, 2016

The FedGlobal EconomyBusiness Cycles

Blog09/23/2016

From near-zero interest rates to price controls to easy home loans, it is clear that government is now more in need of sound economics than ever.

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How Much Longer Will Investors Trust the Central Banks?

Global EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog09/23/2016

The bond sell-off of early September 2016 may turn out to be just another blip in the extraordinary bond bull market. But it is too early to tell.

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Joe Salerno: Economics is Broken

The FedU.S. Economy

09/23/2016Audio/Video
What kind of revolution is needed to save economics as a profession?

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The Student-Loan Scam Killed ITT Tech

Corporate WelfareEducationMoney and Banking

Blog09/25/2016

Once the student loan bubble pops, many colleges — especially private ones — will be in deep trouble.

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How Mises Beats the DC Think Tanks

EducationMedia and CulturePolitical Theory

Blog09/25/2016

Consider this, the Mises Institute today is "searched for" more around the world than many prominent high-profile beltway organizations.

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Are Libertarians Too Anti-Pollution?

The EnvironmentLegal SystemPolitical Theory

Blog09/22/2016

Contrary to the myth that libertarians favor limitless pollution by capitalists, libertarian legal regimes would often put polluters out of business.

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Why I Support the Mises Institute — It Is a Beacon of Truth

09/25/2016Quotes
The Mises Institute is the mast unto which principled libertarians and proponents of sound economics can tie themselves.

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