Mises Wire

Edmund Phelps on Egalitarianism

LawLibertarianismLiberalismPovertyProgressivism

Blog1 hour ago

The classical liberal economist Edmund Phelps wants government to aid poor people, but he clearly is not an egalitarian. His philosophy would be unacceptable to today's "woke" egalitarians.

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End the FBI

Blog05/17/2023

The Durham report reminds us it is well past time for a more realistic assessment of the FBI for what it is: a costly, unnecessary, unconstitutional, and incompetent agency. 

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Energy and Economic Efficiency: The Market versus the Politicization of Our Energy Futures

Bureaucracy and RegulationCronyism and CorporatismThe EnvironmentProgressivism

Blog05/17/2023

Radical environmentalists have convinced people that we are doomed if we continue to use fossil fuels. We are doomed if we stop using them.

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ESG: Another Fraudulent Hustle That Progressive Elites Have Foisted on the Economy

Cronyism and CorporatismEconomic PolicyMedia and Culture

Blog04/27/2023

In their attempts to remake the economy, progressive elites are pushing ESG. What they forget is that the economy runs on real things, not ideology.

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Endangering Washington's Divine Right to Deceive

The Police StateWar and Foreign Policy

Blog04/17/2023

Official Washington and its Court Media are up in arms that someone has told the truth via leaking government documents. They won't rest until he is punished severely.

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Equality Requires State Violence

CapitalismEconomic FreedomProgressivismSocialism

Blog04/14/2023

Although equality and "equity" are modern buzzwords, the only way to reach such a social nirvana is through violent means. Do we really want to go there?

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Elizabeth Warren’s Contradictory Demands for Easy Money and Strict Financial Regulation

Bureaucracy and RegulationMonetary PolicyMoney and BanksProgressivismU.S. Economy

Blog03/30/2023

Elizabeth Warren blames lack of regulation for the latest banking crisis. But she believes that the easy money regime that is really causing the crisis is perfectly fine.

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Empty Malls and Shopping Centers: How Government Fuels Malinvestments

Booms and BustsCorporate WelfareCronyism and CorporatismInterventionism

Blog01/31/2023

The empty shopping mall: a story of how government actions created a huge malinvestment in western Pennsylvania.

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