Mises Wire

Stocks Always Go up. Until They Don't.

Blog07/08/2020

When confidence is extreme, there's no scrutiny. There's always a "this time it's different" mindset, the belief that anything is possible.

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Some Conservatives Want Americans to Abandon Classical Liberalism. Don't Listen to Them.

U.S. Economy

Blog06/19/2020

Some conservatives increasingly reject America's well-established classical liberal traditions of laissez-faire and free choice. These conservatives insist that we need a strong state to "make America great again." They're wrong.

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Savings Are Critical to a Prosperous Economy

Monetary PolicyMoney SupplyProduction Theory

Blog06/12/2020

The heart of economic growth is the expansion of real savings. Monetary pumping only destroys wealth and savings.

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State Lockdowns Are Creating a Mental Health Disaster

Big GovernmentHealth

Blog05/16/2020

With their bizarre and extreme lockdowns, governments are forcing very low-risk populations to endure social isolation and unemployment. The mental health effects will be significant.

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Some Insightful Entrepreneurs Planned for a Pandemic

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurship

Blog05/07/2020

Although many claim "nobody saw this coming," some entrepreneurs planned ahead and also have found ways to cater to customers under new conditions.

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Socialist Destructionism

Socialism

Blog03/12/2020

Socialism is not the pioneer of a better and finer world, but the spoiler of what thousands of years of civilization have created. It does not build; it destroys.

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Some State Governments Are Actually Trying to Scale Back Their Regulatory Bureaucracy

Bureaucracy and Regulation

Blog02/29/2020

Unlike in the federal government, some small bits of progress have been made against the regulatory regime at the state level

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Social Security Cannot Survive in Its Present Form

Taxes and Spending

Blog02/19/2020

The Social Security program will have to be either inflated away with increasingly worthless dollars or Congress will have to intervene to cut benefits. 

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