Mises Wire

Mainstream Media's War on Julian Assange

Big GovernmentMedia and CultureWorld History

1 hour agoAudio/Video
The Bill of Rights doesn't mention that freedom of speech is restricted to a special class of establishment journalists. Freedom of speech is a universal property right, regardless of what the establishment-media gatekeepers say.
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Was Bastiat an Economic Theorist?

1 hour agoPower & Market

Right now there is a stimulating online conversation going on about Bastiat's contributions to economic theory in his treatise Economic Harmonies.

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Socialists vs. Civil Society

Socialism

Blog2 hours ago

Socialist regimes have long gone to great lengths to replace all the independent institutions of civil society with the omnipotence of the state in all things.

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Scott Horton Discusses Who’s to Blame in Venezuela, and Explains the Carnage in the Middle East

2 hours agoAudio/Video
Scott Horton returns to the podcast to share his wealth of knowledge on a variety of topics—including his unhappiness with Bob's recent episode on Ilhan Omar.
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Confronting the Myths about "Arming Teachers"

Decentralization and SecessionLegal System

Blog5 hours ago

There is no evidence that properly trained and armed private citizens would do a worse job than government "law enforcement" personnel in enhancing school safety.

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Does the State Care More About Tax Evasion than Murder?

Legal System

Blog10 hours ago

Given the government's terrible record in capturing and punishing real criminals, while devoting ever-more resources to punishing tax evasion, it appears the government cares more about the pursuit of tax thieves than providing justice for victims of violent crime.

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Why Single-Payer Healthcare Is So Bad

HealthTaxes and Spending

10 hours agoAudio/Video
Compared to other types of universal healthcare systems, what we call "single-payer" healthcare is possibly the worst of all.
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