Mises Wire

Socialism Is No Longer a Dirty Word

SocialismOther Schools of Thought

Blog05/25/2018

Socialism has long led to pitting one group against another. But many younger taxpayers have yet to see the downside to this. 

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Saving — not Spending — Is the Engine of Economic Growth

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog05/24/2018

To build wealth, we must first build capital and greater productivity. And that depends on savings.

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State and Local Nullification Drives Change in D.C.

U.S. Economy

Blog05/18/2018

Congress would have never acted on issues like marijuana legalization if states hadn’t taken action first.

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Satisfaction and Desire: De-Homogenizing Mises and Hayek

SubjectivismValue and Exchange

Thanks to markets, our unchanging desires are being satisfied more and more effectively over time.

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Starbucks Case Illustrates How Government Police Aren't Like Private Police

The EntrepreneurThe Police State

Blog05/05/2018

Unlike government police, private firms often suffer falling stock prices and falling revenues when running afoul of public expectations. 

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Spooner Explains Why Vices Are Not Crimes

U.S. HistoryPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog04/26/2018

Spooner would have defined today's drug war advocates as those who “usurp absolute control over the minds and bodies of their fellow men.”

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South Carolina Stands Alone

U.S. History

04/25/2018Audio/Video
For almost a month, South Carolina was the only state to have formally seceded from the Union.
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Salvation through Squandering?

Taxes and SpendingMoney and Banking

Blog04/24/2018

We are told that if further signs of recession develop the government must spend more to keep the boom whipped up. This is false.

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