Mises Wire

It Is Time to Put the Red Flag to Red-Flag Laws

ProgressivismThe Police State

Blog6 hours ago

Both progressives and conservatives are touting so-called red-flag laws as a means to prevent mass shootings. But many shootings already have occurred in states that have these laws.

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Inflation Takings Require Just Compensation: Slash Governments!

The FedInflation

Blog07/27/2022

Forget Biden's claim that his government is "fighting inflation." His government is creating inflation, and in so doing robbing people of their savings and earnings.

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Is Nationalism a Good Thing? It Depends.

World History

Blog07/26/2022

It’s impossible to simply declare nationalism itself to be good or bad. Its goodness or badness depends primarily on its effect on existing regimes and state institutions.

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Interest Rate Tightening Will Cause Even More Economic Destruction

InflationMonetary Policy

Blog07/23/2022

Rather than contributing to a "soft landing," raising interest rates will continue to destroy wealth.

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If Government Can Take from One Group, It Can and Will Take from Everyone

Property Rights

Blog07/18/2022

While governments have been assaulting private property rights for many years, they now are ramping up the pressure. Nothing less than our civilization is at stake.

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Inflation Hits 9.1 Percent after Months of Empty Talk at the Fed

Money and Banks

Blog07/13/2022

June was the fifteenth month in a row during which price inflation outpaced earnings growth. June's gap is also among the biggest we've seen in decades.

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Is the Constitution a Centralizing or Decentralizing Document?

Decentralization and SecessionU.S. History

Blog07/11/2022

People often speak of the Constitution with reverence, as though it were infallible. However, the Constitution was a centralizing document that cast aside the decentralization of the Articles of Confederation.

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Inflation IS Money Supply Growth, Not Prices Denominated in Money

The FedInflationMoney Supply

Blog07/09/2022

A common error in economics is to label increases price increases inflation. Inflation actually is an increase in the money supply, and that increase leads ultimately to price hikes.

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