Mises Wire

Obama's Forgotten Child Hunger Debacle

EducationProgressivismStrategy

Blog6 hours ago

Barack Obama promised to "end child hunger" by 2015. Michelle Obama promised to end childhood obesity. Unfortunately, both increased in large part because of the Obama programs. Today, President Biden will declare war on "hunger in America." Stay tuned.

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On the Digital Future of Markets and Money

BitcoinCentral BanksInflationBusiness CyclesMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

Blog06/14/2022

Digitization will undoubtedly bring great improvements and new opportunities for peoples’ lives. But digitization also has a downside.

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Omicron: The Lockdowners’ Last Stand

Blog12/21/2021

Fauci and the Big Pharma billionaires are trying to make a last stand, desperate to push omicron as a justification for further tyranny and profits.

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OPEC Can't Make High Oil Prices Go Away

World History

Blog11/20/2021

OPEC is not irrelevant, but the fact is that rising oil prices are more a function of monetary inflation and government efforts to stifle the oil industry.

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Of Common, Public, and Private Property and the Rationale for Total Privatization

Private Property

Blog08/07/2021

Hoppe lays out the nature and role of private property in human relations and the flawed concept of public property.

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Opposition Builds to the F-35 Program's Runaway Costs

Taxes and SpendingWar and Foreign Policy

Blog03/23/2021

The reliability and service life of the F-35 were greatly exaggerated in earlier reports. Now the aircraft is looking like an even bigger boondoggle than before. 

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One Year Later: The Police Still Won't Come Clean on Duncan Lemp's Death

Law

Blog03/12/2021

Local politicians have pretended the Lemp killing never happened and the media let them get away with it—the same way that most of the New York media covered Governor Andrew Cuomo’s nursing home catastrophe last year.

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Only Ideological Change Can Make the World a More Peaceful Place

PhilosophyWar and Foreign Policy

Blog01/22/2021

Given that so much of the world is in the grip of false ideologies, what can we do? Mises says that the answer does not lie in international organizations or treaties. “It is futile to place confidence in treaties, conferences, and…bureaucratic outfits" 

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