Mises Wire

Prices, Food, Employment: AI and Robotics Are for Regular Folks, Not Just the Elite

Economic FreedomMedia and CultureU.S. Economy


While politicians, media mavens, and the academic elite spread fear about artificial intelligence, AI is helping make life better for ordinary consumers.

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Prevent Future Losses Like East Palestine by Reducing Regulation and Empowering Torts

Bureaucracy and RegulationFree MarketsLegal System


To prevent rail accidents like the one in East Palestine, dial back government regulation and allow the tort system to work.

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Peace is Breaking Out in the Middle East… and Washington is Not Happy!

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy


To normal people the idea of peace breaking out in the Middle East is a wonderful thing. But Washington is anything but normal.

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Peak EV: Electric Vehicles Will Fade as Their True Costs Become Clear

The Environment


The government wants to make gas cars a lot more expensive. But electric vehicles are so expensive in the longer term that gas cars still look like a better deal.

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Presidents Are Legally Immune for Their Most Dangerous Crimes

Legal SystemThe Police StateWar and Foreign Policy


Donald Trump legally pays hush money and prosecutors try to fashion a crime from it. However, if a president lies and thousands of people die, it is called foreign policy.

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Politics Is Turning Us into Idiots



From race to gender to nearly everything else, decisions about what is correct or incorrect are made according to politics. This is a recipe for social destruction.

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Public Transit Projects Are the Perfect Recipe for Financial Disaster

Bureaucracy and RegulationCronyism and CorporatismProgressivismSocialism


The planned subway extension in New York City promises to be the latest financial fiasco in the mess that is the city's undercapitalized and poorly maintained metro.

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Poor People in Developing Countries Find Alternatives to Commercial Banking

Economic FreedomThe EntrepreneurMoney and BanksEntrepreneurship


People are innovative—if government doesn't get in the way. Entrepreneurs in developing countries find alternatives for people cut off from commercial banking services.

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