Mises Wire

The Next Generation of Currency Wars: Private vs. State-backed Crypto

Big GovernmentMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog10/20/2017
The revolutionary nature of cryptocurrency is at risk as governments around the world aim to co-opt it.
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Torturer-in-Chief Turned Savior of Freedom?

U.S. History

Blog10/20/2017

George W. Bush waged a war against the Constitution and human rights. But since he's now anti-Trump, we're told he's a hero of freedom.

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The Never-Ending Woes of a Government "Enterprise"

Bureaucracy and RegulationTaxes and Spending

Blog07/21/2017
Ignoring the historic failures of government enterprises, mainstream opinion still recoils in horror at the idea of private-sector mass transit.
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The Existence of Evil

Socialism

The general character of Socialism is very whimsical, and I cannot help asking myself how long such a tissue of puerilities can continue in vogue
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The Next Fed Chair Will Not Set Long-Term Rates Free

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog06/16/2017
No known candidate for the Fed chair is likely to do anything to truly normalize Fed policy.
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The Collapse of Penn Station: Another Failure of Government "Enterprise"

Corporate WelfareTaxes and Spending

Blog06/11/2017
Without government, who would run the inefficient, crumbling, malfunctioning railroad "enterprise" that is Amtrak?
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Trump's Budget Explosion Will Bring Dire Monetary Shocks

Blog05/12/2017
It's not the early 80s, and Paul Volcker isn't Fed Chairman. Trump's deficits will have worse effects than the Reagan deficits.
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The March for Science Attacks Free Thought

EducationThe EnvironmentPolitical Theory

Blog04/27/2017
"Science" has morphed into an ideology calling for more government spending, more "social justice," and persecution of dissenters.
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