Mises Wire

Rising "Constitutional Carry" Is a Sign of Failing Trust in Government

U.S. History

Blog08/04/2022

In the past, many Americans may have simply trusted to the regime to provide "law and order." But that sentiment is apparently becoming more and more rare. 

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Rastafarianism's Antistate Beginnings: It's More Than Just Bob Marley's Music

PhilosophyWorld History

Blog07/29/2022

Mention Rastafarianism and most likely reggae, dreadlocks, and Bob Marley come to mind. However, Rastafarianism helped downtrodden Jamaicans resist the oppressions of colonialism.

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Regional Territories: A Decentralization Plan for the USA

Decentralization and SecessionU.S. History

Blog07/27/2022

As political divisions worsen in the United States, one remedy besides secession might be to create semiautonomous regional territories.

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Rothbard: The Free-Market and Anti-Government Roots of the American Revolution

Blog07/04/2022

Being libertarians, the revolutionaries saw no conflict between moral and political rights on the one hand and economic freedom on the other.

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Rising Interest Rates May Blow Up the Federal Budget

Philosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog07/01/2022

Congress enjoys exorbitant political privilege in the form of cheap deficit spending—but it may soon come to an end.

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Rothbard vs. the Religion of Progressivism

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsInterventionism

Blog06/09/2022

Not only must the war against progressivism be fought with a religious fervor, but it must also be, in Rothbard’s words, “openly and gloriously reactionary.”

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Respect the Fed? No, End the Fed

Money and Banks

Blog06/07/2022

Instead of “respecting the Fed’s independence,” President Biden should work with Congress to audit, then end the Fed.

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Roots of Our Current Inflation: A Deeply Flawed Monetary System

Central BanksThe FedInflationBusiness CyclesMoney and Banking

Blog05/02/2022

It is the fiat monetary system itself, not deflation, that helps create the unstable conditions that lead to financial crises.

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