Mises Wire

What a "Hard Brexit" Could Mean for the UK

Media and CultureMoney and Banking

Blog03/20/2019

London is a major global hub, and a hard Brexit wouldn't change that. But one of the best possible outcomes of Brexit could be a move toward real free trade beyond the faux "free trade" of the EU bloc.

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What We Know and What We Don't Know about the Firm

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurship

03/08/2019Books
Per Bylund offers a helpful summary of Austrian views of the nature of the firm and how it is distinct from other theories.
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Why the Emphasis on "Officer Safety" Is Such a Problem

Legal SystemU.S. History

Blog02/23/2019

When I look back on my experience at the 32nd Precinct I see real “peace officers” at work. No SWAT raids, no armored vehicles. Just cops getting by with their wits, guts, and courage.

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What Real Social Justice Looks Like

Blog02/08/2019

Handing control over people's lives to politicians does not somehow make an economic system any more fair or equitable. All it does is make the exercise of power more arbitrary.

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What Shutdown? Federal Spending per Day Is Down Only 7 Percent

Taxes and Spending

Blog01/25/2019

Spending $12 billion per day is not a shutdown. Spending 7% less than you spent last year is not a shutdown.

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What Is Economic Growth? (And What Is It Not?)

EntrepreneurshipProduction TheoryValue and Exchange

Blog12/13/2018

Many seem to mistakenly think that economic growth has to do with GDP or producing stuff. It does not.

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When the Feds Like Secession: The Case of West Virginia

Blog11/28/2018

West Virginia's secession from Virginia helped Lincoln's government in Washington. So, in that case, secession was apparently A-OK.

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We Need a #MeToo Movement for Political Consent

Blog11/01/2018

Regardless of the midterm congressional election results, voters are not “consenting” to unconstitutional policies and federal crimes.

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