Mises Wire

School Vouchers Are Basically Food Stamps

Taxes and SpendingPrices

Blog01/04/2018
Governments already use vouchers in many areas, including food and housing. Fortunately, those vouchers only go to a small portion of the population.
Read More

Stop Saying "We're a Republic, Not a Democracy"

U.S. History

Blog11/03/2017

Madison's ideas of "democracy" and "mob rule" apply to no regime today, and no modern self-styled "democracy" fits Madison's definition.

Read More

Sources Claim Janet Yellen Will Not Be Re-Appointed

10/26/2017Power & Market
Read More

Stop Wrapping the Flag Around Pro Sports

Blog09/26/2017
In the past, the NFL has happily politicized the sport in exchange for some money from the Pentagon. Now the strategy may end in a marketing disaster.
Read More

Southern Secession Was One Thing — and the War to Prevent It Was Another

Decentralization and SecessionU.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

Blog08/24/2017
Southern secession was indeed motivated by slavery. But the war the North waged in response was not motivated by abolitionism.
Read More

Should Libertarians Care about the Constitution?

Legal SystemStrategyU.S. History

07/21/2017Audio/Video
What should libertarians think about America's founding document? Jeff Deist interviews Brion McClanahan and Allen Mendenhall.
Read More

Studying the Climate Doesn't Make You an Expert on Economics and Politics

The EnvironmentGlobal Economy

Blog06/01/2017
One need not have any opinion about climate science at all to see that the Paris Climate Agreement relies on very bad planning and very bad economics.
Read More
Shield icon wire