Mises Wire

Elizabeth Warren Is So Very Wrong about Inflation

Money and BanksU.S. Economy

Blog12/02/2021

Elizabeth Warren has pronounced her verdict on higher food and gasoline prices: they are nothing less than the result of corporate greed. In fact, there is no inflation, only corporations arbitrarily raising prices.

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Economic Progress Requires Long-Term Thinking

Bureaucracy and Regulation

Blog11/05/2021

Economics is not simply a series of transactions with hidden implications. Rather sound economics understands that long-term effects outlive the short-term effects of every economic principle or policy.

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Employer Vaccine Mandates: When the Feds Pay the Piper, They Call the Tune

U.S. History

Blog11/04/2021

Vaccine mandates are much easier to enforce thanks to the spread of government spending, government contracting, and monopolized government services.

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Evergrande Isn't China's "Lehman Moment." It Could Be Worse Than That.

Money and Banks

Blog09/25/2021

The problem with China is that the entire economy is a huge indebted model that needs almost ten units of debt to generate one unit of GDP, three times more than a decade ago.

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Europe Faces a Fragile Economy as the Merkel Era Ends

Money and Banks

Blog09/22/2021

A euro collapse, rather than gas prices and bottlenecks, is the most likely source of sustained high CPI inflation in Europe following the Merkel era.       

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Egypt's Bread Subsidies May Bring Millions to the Brink of Starvation

Global EconomyWorld History

Blog08/17/2021

Most Egyptians have lived their whole lives in a country where the government heavily subsidizes bread prices. But now the deeply indebted Egyptian state faces some tough choices, and Egypt's poor may suffer the most.  

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End the Shutdown, Again

HealthStrategyPolitical Theory

Blog08/04/2021

If every new virus or variation warrants shutdowns or new vaccines, we will face an unending dystopian hellscape of state intervention in our medical decisions.

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Eco-imperialism: The West's New Kind of Colonialism

The Environment

Blog08/03/2021

Western intellectuals are trying to tear down symbols of traditional colonialism. Yet the West still continues a form a colonialism in Africa: eco-imperialism. 

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