Mises Wire

"Obstruction of Justice" Isn’t What People Think It Is

Legal System

Blog2 hours ago

As far as the FBI is concerned, it can do whatever it wants — and anyone who resists its power is guilty of "obstruction of justice."

Read More

Reefer Madness: Government Efforts to Criminalize Marijuana

Big GovernmentHealthU.S. History

2 hours agoAudio/Video
Chris Calton presents to Young Americans for Liberty at Auburn University on 20 April 2019.
Read More

Journal of Libertarian Studies: Returning 2019

4 hours agoPower & Market

The Journal of Libertarian Studies is back! First issue will appear before year's end, with David Gordon as editor.

Read More

Central Banks May be Enabling Unhealthy Corporate Buyouts

Rather than increase efficiency and profitability, corporate managers look for easy ways to increase their salaries through leveraged buyouts. And central banks have a key role in making this easier and more common.

Read More

Misesian Insight: Cantillon Effects and Financialization

Financial MarketsMoney and Banking

A important factor in wealth redistribution has been the increased participation of both financial and non-financial firms in financial markets.

Read More

Government's Counterproductive War Against Smoking

Bureaucracy and Regulation

Blog04/20/2019

The data does not show that government taxes and regulation have been responsible for declines in smoking. At the same time, government approved cigarettes may be more dangerous than black market cigarettes.

Read More

How Human Action and Human Values Determine Prices

SubjectivismValue and Exchange

Blog04/20/2019

Prices are set by how much people value goods and services. And people value things based on what they think will improve their life and well-being. 

Read More
Shield icon wire