Mises Wire

On The Duty Of Natural Outlaws To Shut Up

Philosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

08/23/2018Articles of Interest
Who would join a radical minority movement, and commit him- or herself for life to social obloquy and a marginal existence, for the sake of 20% more bathtubs, or 15% more candy bars? Who will man the barricades either physically or spiritually, for more peanuts or Pepsi?
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Our Republic's First Economist

Money and BanksU.S. HistoryMoney and Banking

Blog08/18/2018

With printing of the Continental notes in 1775, Webster feared people would think you could finance the Revolutionary War by printing paper money. We should have listened!

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On the Fed, Trump Channels Tricky Dick

U.S. History

Blog08/10/2018

Trump has certainly changed his tune on low interest rates since he was elected.

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Origins of the Welfare State in America

Taxes and SpendingU.S. EconomyInterventionism

07/07/2018The Journal of Libertarian Studies
The two most powerful motivations in human history have always been ideology and economic interest.
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OPEC’s Dilemma

Global EconomyInterventionismPrices

Blog07/06/2018

The challenge from now on for OPEC and for oil producers is not to seek artificial price inflation, but to improve efficiency. 

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On Connecting the Dots: The Case of the Missing Historian

StrategyU.S. History

Blog06/30/2018

History is an easy subject to teach if you are intellectually lazy. It is the most challenging subject if you care about understanding causes and effects.

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Of the Demand or Market for Products

Free Markets

Blog06/28/2018

Wealth stems not from spending, but from production. Declines in production are be remedied by frugality, intelligence, activity, and freedom.

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On Foreign Trade

Protectionism and Free TradeWorld History

06/21/2018Articles 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.
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