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The FedInflationMonetary Policy
When consumer prices shot up after the massive monetary injections undertaken to counteract the job-killing Covid lockdowns, the political classes called it "price gouging." Indeed, when government inflates, we need all the price gouging we can get.
SocialismHistory of the Austrian School of Economics
William Röpke, who fled Nazi Germany in the 1930s, has made important contributions to Austrian economic analysis. Not surprisingly, he rejected collectivism as a way to organize an economy.
U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyWorld History
Americans often have defended the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki as regrettable but necessary for ending World War II. The actual record tells us a much different story.
As life expectancy has risen, so have runaway costs. Raising the age won't make Social Security just, prudent, or wise. But cutting federal spending is always the right thing to do.
Free MarketsWorld History
Yuri Maltsev, a Mises Senior Fellow who once was an advisor to Mikhail Gorbachev when he was an economist in the USSR, has passed away. Rest in peace.
Bureaucracy and RegulationStrategy
Because government officials do not worry about the consequences of making mistakes, the government should not be permitted to regulate anything as important as vaccines.
The Police State
In its unending quest for power, the state has no problem traumatizing the innocent.
Free MarketsLabor and WagesU.S. Economy
The imposition of minimum wages harms the economy, although there are nuances in how much harm they cause. It is better not to impose minimum wages at all.