Mises Wire

The Senator Who Didn’t Know (but Thought She Did)

Big GovernmentMoney and Banks

Blog01/10/2023

Sen. Elizabeth Warren wants to subject cryptocurrency to federal money-laundering laws and other regulations. She fails to understand how that system works.

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Biden Is Lying about the Jobs Data

Blog01/09/2023

It's only a good time to be a worker in America if one confuses falling real wages and falling full-time employment with robust employment conditions. 

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Why Economic Stimulus Can't Work

Booms and BustsInflationKeynes

Blog01/09/2023

Keynesian economists fantasize that a market economy cannot "gain traction" without "stimulus" schemes from the government. In the end, the only thing stimulated are inflation and recession.

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Family Destruction and Its Socialist Cheerleaders

ProgressivismSocialismStrategy

Blog01/07/2023

Socialists don't just want to take your property; they also are demanding control of your children and loved ones.

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The FDA and the Courts Fail to Truly Discipline the Pharmaceutical Industry for Exploiting the Mentally Ill

Big GovernmentCorporate WelfareCronyism and Corporatism

Blog01/07/2023

Does the regulatory system help guarantee safe and effective drugs? Does the system protect drug consumers? Court cases tell us otherwise.

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A Short Essay on Sound Monetary Policy

Money and BanksGold StandardMonetary Theory

Blog01/07/2023

In a market economy, gold is sound money. There is no need for monetary authorities when gold rules.

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Again the Government Is Taking Antitrust Action against Microsoft. Again This Is Wrong.

Cronyism and CorporatismEconomic PolicyFree Markets

Blog01/06/2023

The Federal Trade Commission seeks an anti-trust judgment against Microsoft for its move to acquire Activision. Like all other anti-trust action, this one has no economic merits.

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