Mises Wire

A Tribute to F.A. von Hayek

BiographiesWorld HistoryHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

05/08/2017Articles of Interest
To celebrate Hayek's birthday here is "A tribute to F.A. Hayek" by Ludwig von Mises, May 24, 1962.
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Americans Are More Mobile Than Many Other Societies — And That's Not Always Good

U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog05/01/2017
Americans are more mobile residents of other countries, and this has many economic benefits. But residential mobility also has a number of hidden costs.
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Audit the Pentagon

The FedStrategy

Blog04/05/2017
No one knows what the Pentagon does with your money — including the Pentagon.
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Alan Greenspan Admits Ron Paul Was Right About Gold

Blog02/21/2017
Now that his career at the Fed is over, Alan Greenspan remembers what he already knew about gold and the gold standard.
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Abolish the One-Man Presidency

U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog02/20/2017

Alexander Hamilton wanted a strong single executive who could maximize "secrecy" and "dispatch." Unfortunately, he got what he wanted.

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A Problem with National Homicide Statistics

U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog02/16/2017
Too much aggregation: It's not just a problem for economic data.
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Allen Mendenhall: Trump's Supreme Court

Legal SystemPolitical Theory

02/03/2017Audio/Video
Trump has announced his nominee for the Supreme Court. Allen Mendenhall explains from a libertarian perspective.
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Advertisers Aren't As Powerful As We Think

Media and CulturePolitical Theory

Blog01/27/2017
Experience suggests that advertising and propaganda aren't as powerful as we assume them to be. This has both economic and political implications.
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