Mises Wire

Why Is Economic Journalism So Bad?

Economic PolicyFinancial MarketsU.S. EconomyMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

Blog03/16/2021

The financial press gives us the what, when we need the how and why. Economic journalism needs a reset.

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With Victoria Nuland Nomination, Biden Signals a Return to Bush-Obama-Era Foreign Policy

War and Foreign Policy

Blog03/16/2021

Nuland was an advisor to ultrainterventionist Dick Cheney and would continue the costly expansionist policies of the Bush and Obama years. 

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Hoppe's The Great Fiction, Expanded Second Edition—Now Available

Austrian Economics Overview

Blog03/16/2021

The second edition of The Great Fiction will be welcomed by all readers interested in the theoretical foundations of a free society.

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What the Shipping Container Shortage Reveals about US-China Trade

Protectionism and Free TradeU.S. Economy

Blog03/16/2021

In a normal world, American spending would have sharply declined during the past year. But a flood of newly printed money has juiced spending and imports. 

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In Search of Utopia

World History

Blog03/15/2021

Hegel and Marx took a philosophy from some fringe Christian groups and turned it into a global utopian movement that has been disastrous.

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China's Monetary Tradition and the Origins of Money

Money and Banking

Blog03/15/2021

China was one of the first countries to develop a metallic money that was valued and exchanged by weight. Evidence suggests that this monetary regime originated during the Shang Dynasty (1766–1122 BC). 

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MMT Is Fake Economics

Money and Banking

Blog03/15/2021

Monetary sovereignty is not something the government decides. It all depends on the public's demand for a currency. That demand comes and goes, and once it's gone, a currency is irreparably damaged. 

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Moral Courage and the Austrian School

History of the Austrian School of Economics

To be an economist with integrity means having to say things that people don't want to hear and especially to say things that the regime does not want to hear. 

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