Mises Wire

Bastiat Predicted the Baby Formula Crisis 170 Years before It Happened

Economic PolicyPrice ControlsProtectionism and Free Trade

Blog06/04/2022

Although Biden presented the formula shortage as caused by "forces" outside the USA, the shortage is homegrown. Bastiat could have explained why.

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Greenspan Would Be Proud: A Lesson in Fed Speak

The FedMoney and Banks

Blog06/04/2022

The Federal Reserve continues the proud Greenspan tradition of obfuscation and confusing language to describe its reckless actions.

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Instead of Uniting the World, Globalization Has Set Nation against Nation

Anti-PoliticsCronyism and CorporatismProtectionism and Free TradeWar and Foreign Policy

Blog06/04/2022

The Davos crowd sold globalization as a way to bring nations together. Unfortunately, by insisting on political conformity, the globalists have set the world on fire.

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Debt-Fueled Demand and Oil Price Inflation Brings Airfares Roaring Back

U.S. Economy

Blog06/03/2022

Airfares may surge 40 percent or more in 2022. This could be the biggest price increase in many decades. 

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The Russian Economy and the Social Contract: The Path to a Deplorable Reality

Economic FreedomSocialismWar and Foreign Policy

Blog06/03/2022

When the USSR collapsed, it was hoped that Russia would develop a free market economy and respect individual rights. Unfortunately, the situation there is deteriorating.

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Don't Be Fooled: The World's Central Bankers Still Love Inflation

Blog06/02/2022

The Bank of England, the European Central Bank, the American Fed, and the Bank of Japan are all talking a lot about inflation, but none are embracing any real change.

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The WHO's Pandemic Treaty: The End of National Sovereignty and Freedom

Anti-PoliticsBig GovernmentBureaucracy and RegulationPaternalismSocialism

Blog06/02/2022

The proposed WHO Pandemic Treaty is nothing less than an exercise in medical totalitarianism. Welcome to the rule of the medical bureaucrat.

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Why Russia's Authoritarian Regime Continues to Enjoy Public Support

Anti-PoliticsDemocracyLegal SystemThe Police State

Blog06/02/2022

Vladimir Putin (not unlike President George W. Bush) has led his country into a destructive war, yet the Russian political leadership enjoys wide public support.

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