Mises Wire

Breaking the Educational Cartel

Education

Blog06/06/2018

Religious institutions are in an excellent position to undermine the state's educational institutions. Unfortunately, they're not interested. 

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Seattle Declares War on Workers With Wage and Housing Regulations

Bureaucracy and RegulationTaxes and Spending

Blog06/06/2018

From growth controls to minimum wage laws, Seattle's government is working hard to cut incomes and increase the cost of living.

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The Mises Institute's Case for Optimism

Blog05/31/2018

Mises always maintained that the war for liberty is won or lost on the battlefield of ideas.

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John Oliver is Wrong About Venezuela — It's a Socialist Country

Global EconomyWorld History

Blog05/30/2018

It takes a lot of verbal acrobatics to conclude that Venezuela's woes are not due to it's extensive implementation of the socialist program. 

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Anonymous Funding of the Academic Right: William Volker and Henry Earhart

History of the Austrian School of Economics

Blog05/10/2018

Private foundations and philanthropists have been key factors in supporting free-market academic work.

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No More Top-Down Revolutions

Other Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog05/07/2018

Without Lenin's political successes, Marx's writings would have been forgotten long ago.

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A Christian View of Labor Unions

Free MarketsU.S. Economy

Blog05/01/2018

Voluntary unionism is legitimate, so long as civil government does not do more than enforce the contracts agreed to by employers and laborers.

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The Latest Panic over "Assault Weapons"

Bureaucracy and Regulation

Blog05/01/2018

Merriam-Webster’s online dictionary, even changed the definition of assault rifle to fit pro-gun control talking points.

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Solving Colombia’s Drug Violence Dilemma: Legalize Drugs and Guns

Blog04/13/2018

The Colombian government should allow more options for self-defense for citizens, while stripping the cartels and guerrillas of artificially high drug profits.

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