Mises Wire

The Fed's Plan for "Countercyclical Capital Buffers" Is Just More of the Same

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog09/14/2018

Scratching beneath the surface of the debate around countercyclical capital buffers, we find the normal level of duplicity that characterizes most debates about monetary policy.

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In Sweden, Europe’s Drift to the Right Continues

World History

Blog09/10/2018

In last weekend's election, Swedish voters appear to have handed more power to a populist party.

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Here's How the Chinese State Is Ruining Soccer

Blog08/22/2018

The Communist Party's big plans for a globally-competititve soccer league have come to naught.

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When Mainstream Economics Was Wrong, Mark Thornton Was Right

Booms and Busts

08/11/2018Books
Thornton has effectively defended the market economy against the conventional view that recent economic crises show we have too much freedom, and we need still more controls.
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Italy’s Central Bank Admits Wealth Redistribution Leads to Corruption

Global EconomyTaxes and Spending

Blog08/07/2018

“Corruption is a regular effect of interventionism,” Ludwig von Mises once wrote, and we see this principle at work today in the European Union.

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An Open Letter About Anti-Russian Paranoia

Taxes and SpendingWar and Foreign Policy

Blog07/26/2018

Talking about Russian imperialism is the modern version of talking about what fine clothes the Emperor is wearing in that fairy tale.

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The EU’s New Data Protection Rules Are Already Hurting Europeans

Global Economy

Blog07/17/2018

Europe's new tech regulations are especially damaging to small companies, thus helping tech giants like Google.

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Socialists and Other Grotesque Ingrates

Media and CultureStrategy

07/15/2018Audio/Video
Tom Woods presents the opening lecture of Mises University 2018.
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