Mises Wire

Capitalism Is Not Racist; Capitalism Undermines Racism

CapitalismU.S. History

Blog05/31/2022

Leftist regularly accuse capitalism of depending upon racism for its existence, but history tells a much different story.

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Uvalde's Biggest Mistake Was Trusting the Police to "Keep Us Safe"

U.S. History

Blog05/30/2022

Knee-jerk support for the police helps gun control advocates by undermining the most fundamental reason for gun ownership: the government's armed enforcers won't keep us safe and are likely to abuse their power. 

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The Hydra-Headed Model of Social Change

Financial MarketsInflationMonetary PolicyMonetary Theory

Blog05/30/2022

Adherents of MMT present their ideas in the form of a hydra. Shoot down one idea and another pops up that is just as preposterous. This is no accident.

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Covid and Its Statist Legacy: How Did We Get to This Point?

Anti-PoliticsBig GovernmentHealthInflation

Blog05/30/2022

The legacy of covid-19 ultimately will be the vast expansion of government on many levels. Not surprisingly, the statism is worse than the virus itself.

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The Backstory of the Great Reset, or How to Destroy Classical Liberalism

DemocracyEconomic FreedomStrategy

Blog05/28/2022

The Great Reset usually is framed as the reestablishment of democratic social principles. In reality, it's an attempt to do away with the last vestiges of classical liberalism.

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To Succeed, the AfCFTA Must Be about Actual Free Trade, Not Government-Managed "Free Trade"

Free MarketsProtectionism and Free Trade

Blog05/28/2022

The African Continent Free Trade Area has the potential to serve Africans and bring about better living standards. However, it is threatened by government attempts to "manage" trade.

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Carl Menger and the Austrian School of Economics

World History

Blog05/28/2022

What is known as the Austrian School of Economics started in 1871 when Carl Menger published a slender volume under the title Grundsätze der Volkswirtschaftslehre.

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Elon Musk versus the Woke Cartel

Bureaucracy and RegulationProgressivism

Blog05/27/2022

Because of Elon Musk's attempt to take over Twitter, Tesla has been removed from the S&P's ESG Index, an action that exposes ESG for what it really is: a woke cartel.

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