Mises Wire

Does the State Care More About Tax Evasion than Murder?

Legal System

Blog11 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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Do We Really Have a Decade Left to Solve Climate Change?

Big GovernmentThe EnvironmentInterventionism

Blog05/17/2019

The scare tactics from Beto O'Rourke and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez​ is yet another example demonstrating the farce of the climate change policy debate. 

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Defenders of the Status Quo: Arthur Caplan and the Modern Bioethics Movement

Health

05/06/2019Audio/Video
A short episode commenting on a recent piece in Medscape by Arthur L. Caplan, one of the most influential bioethicists of the last forty years.
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Does Economic Stability Contribute to Growth?

Blog04/10/2019

Attempts at stabilizing the economy distort economic signals and cause economic instability, rather than preventing it.

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Dear Mr. President, Security Does Not Create Development

Blog04/09/2019

Even though security might be a necessary condition for development, it is not a sufficient one.

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Discussing MMT Through the Eyes of a Socialist

BiographiesFree MarketsHealthOther Schools of Thought

04/08/2019Audio/Video
Bob Murphy and C. Jay Engel discuss Doug Henwood’s recent critique of modern monetary theory in Jacobin magazine.
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Decades of Transit Trouble on New York's Subways

Blog03/23/2019

Although the subway was never totally private, the history of government's expanded role in running the system has been a history of higher fares and worse service. 

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