Mises Wire

Opposing Critical Race Theory Doesn't Make You a "White Supremacist"

DemocracyMedia and CulturePoliticsProgressivism

Blog25 min ago

Much of Critical Race Theory and "anti-racism" is aimed at pulling people apart, not bringing people in a society together. To oppose such theories and practices is not racist in itself.

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Edmund Phelps on Egalitarianism


Blog3 hours 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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Biden Wants Sanctions for Uganda Because Its Government Passed Anti-LGBT Laws

War and Foreign Policy

Blog4 hours ago

Just in case you wrongly thought sanctions had anything to do with national security: Biden wants to sanction the people of a small African country over anti-LGBT laws. 

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Is the US Banking Crisis Over? It Has Barely Begun

Booms and BustsThe FedMoney and BanksU.S. Economy

Blog8 hours ago

Fractional reserve banking by itself undermines both the banking system and the economy. No action by the Federal Reserve can eliminate the threats.

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The Attack on the Western Tradition


A free society depends on certain principles, and Western thinkers—including many "dead white males"—played a major role in their development.

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The Republican Debt-Ceiling "Deal" Is Exactly What We Expected

Taxes and Spending


Contrary to the still-enduring myth about Republican budget cutting, there is no correlation whatsoever between Republican control of DC and the trajectory of federal spending.

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Can We Understand AI? A Response to Jordan Peterson’s Podcast

Bureaucracy and RegulationFree MarketsLaw


All too often, when we see a new technology we don't understand, our natural inclination is to condemn it. Artificial intelligence is no exception.

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Smarter Talk Is Smarter Action

Economic FreedomLibertarianismStrategy


Leonard Read asked how we preserve liberty in a culture that doesn't appreciate it. Liberty cannot come through force and organization. It comes from within oneself.

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