Mises Wire

Biden Is Lying about the Jobs Data

Blog01/09/2023

It's only a good time to be a worker in America if one confuses falling real wages and falling full-time employment with robust employment conditions. 

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Behavioral Economics Challenges the Rationality of Consumer Choices

Praxeology

Blog12/29/2022

While behavioral economics claims to be an effective way of measuring individual economic behavior, it actually sets back authentic economic analysis.

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Budget Deficit Hits Monthly Record Due to Biden’s Policies

Economic PolicyProgressivismTaxes and SpendingU.S. Economy

Blog12/23/2022

Federal budget deficits are increasing, but the Biden administration shows no signs of restraining its spending. This is not going to end well.

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Blowing Up the World When So Little Is at Stake

War and Foreign Policy

Blog12/09/2022

Even if we accept the dubious claim that the supposed strength of the USSR justified nuclear brinkmanship, its absurd to make that same claim about modern Russia. 

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Born on the Tenth of January

LibertarianismU.S. History

Blog12/06/2022

Thomas Paine, whose fiery essay "Common Sense" made a case for the American Revolution, is a much-neglected American founder.

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Bans on "Assault" Weapons Do Not Reduce Crime

Bureaucracy and RegulationLawThe Police State

Blog11/26/2022

Biden wants to roll out yet another "assault" weapons ban. Supporters claim it will reduce crime, but it will do no such thing.

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Black Hole or Shock Absorber: How Does a Free-Market Economy Respond to Crises?

The FedInflationBusiness Cycles

Blog10/29/2022

As the inevitable economic downturn becomes more evident, the Fed will attempt to stop deflation. But what this economy needs is a good dose of it.

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Burning Down Rothbard

HayekLibertarianism

Blog10/28/2022

While Andrew Koppelman has made a good faith effort to understand and portray libertarianism, he makes some serious errors regarding Rothbardian thought. David Gordon helps to set him straight.

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