Mises Wire

Daniel Lacalle on the Central Bank Tightrope

The FedFinancial Markets

12/28/2018Audio/Video
Daniel Lacalle and Jeff Deist discuss the absurd reactions to the Fed's tiny interest rate hikes.
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A Message from Jeff Deist

Blog12/27/2018

Today both Mises and Rothbard are better known around the world than their long-forgotten contemporaries. Why is that?

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Peace on Earth

Blog12/27/2018

We don’t oppose the state’s wars because they’ll be counterproductive or overextend the state’s forces. We oppose them because mass murder based on lies can never be morally acceptable.

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Dave Smith on Trump's Christmas Surprise in Syria and Afghanistan

Media and CultureStrategy

12/21/2018Audio/Video
Dave Smith and Jeff Deist discuss the astounding news from Trump about reducing troops in Syria and Afghanistan, and the growing push-back against neoconservative foreign policy from ordinary Americans.
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Momentum in Congress is Building to Decriminalize Marijuana, but Bipartisan Leadership Stands in the Way

12/20/2018Power & Market

Why is Congress not being allowed to have votes on rolling back or ending the US war on marijuana? The reason is leadership.

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Division of Labor and Society: The Social Rationalism of Mises and Destutt de Tracy

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsPraxeology

12/19/2018Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Mises’s unique social theory does not appear to have had any precursors. However, the French liberal Destutt de Tracy, is one author who preceded and shared Mises’s rationalist views on society.
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The Economics of the Public Sector

Taxes and SpendingFiscal Theory

12/14/2018Audio/Video
In the real world, it is impossible to separate economic analysis from an understanding of the effects of state intervention in the marketplace.
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