Mises Wire

What's In Store for the Next Four Years?

Legal System

7 hours agoThe Austrian
Law scholar Allen Mendenhall discusses Trump, the Supreme Court, and the future of the judiciary in the United States.

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Break Up the USA

U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Everyone takes for granted that it’s normal for a country of 320 million to be dictated to by a single central authority. It's time to call it quits.

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Abolish the One-Man Presidency

U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog9 hours ago
Alexander Hamilton wanted a strong single executive who could maximize "secrecy" and "dispatch." Unfortunately, he got what he wanted.

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Why the "Experts" Can't Agree About Fed Rate Hikes

The FedMonetary Theory

16 hours agoFedWatch
When should the Fed raise rates? Mainstream economists rely on statistics, but reject the necessary theory by which to interpret.

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The Economic Evil of Eugenics

HealthInterventionism

Blog21 hours ago
Central planning implies eugenics, and eugenics in turn is a kind of central planning.

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Our Huge Hidden Tax: Government Regulations

Taxes and SpendingU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog02/19/2017
Eliminating government regulations is as critical as tax relief in turning the US economy around.

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Nietzsche and the State

War and Foreign PolicyWorld HistoryPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog02/19/2017
Nietzsche thought that the state would probably be replaced by private protection agencies.

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Democracy, the God That's Failing

StrategyPolitical Theory

Blog02/17/2017
Jefferson and Hoppe were right about democracy, but it took Trump and Brexit to show the world how quickly elites abandon it when they don’t prevail.

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The Great Gatsby and the Fed

Booms and BustsMedia and CultureBusiness CyclesPolitical Theory

Blog02/17/2017
The “constant flicker” of American life described by Fitzgerald in his novel is no less than the artificial boom driven by the Fed during the 1920s.

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Week in Review: February 18, 2017

The FedFree MarketsInterventionismPolitical Theory

Blog02/17/2017
The Fed has elected to keep kicking the can down the road.

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