Mises Wire

Have Progressives Won “The Culture War?”

Media and CultureStrategy


There is no bright shiny line between cultural issues and economic ones. 

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What Is Social Justice?

Philosophy and Methodology


Social justice is a moral concept, not a legal one.

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The End of Cheap Debt Will Bring a Wave of Bankruptcies

Money and BanksMoney and Banking


Even with falling interest rates and high liquidity, there have been spectacular bankruptcies, so imagine what can happen when rates rise.

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A Strong Euro Is A Headache for the ECB

Money and Banks

A strong euro is not a problem for any European citizen. But it is a problem for the central bank.

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Let Us Eradicate Poverty, Not Demolish Wealth

Global EconomyPoverty

We are living in a time when actual poverty reduction is ignored to focus on interventionist messages about "inequality."

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Why Special Interests Try to Take Control of Governments

Cronyism and CorporatismPolitical Theory

The more the state increases its powers over the economy, the more motivated special interests become to take control of the state.

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Do We Have a Free-Market Medical System?

Cronyism and CorporatismHealth

Many honest medical professionals are trapped in a system that can more accurately be described as a crony capitalist nightmare.

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Are Crude Oil Prices Becoming Immune to Geopolitics?

Global EconomyPrices

It no longer seems to be the case that a few countries can control oil prices. In other words, cartels are being even less influential in oil markets.

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The European Union Must Think Local To Address Global Challenges

Global Economy

The European Union must stop pursuing uniformity at any cost.

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