Mises Wire

The Story of the Mises Institute

History of the Austrian School of Economics

The number of Misesians was once so small that all of them knew each other personally. The world is very different now. 

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What to Do Until Privatization Comes?

Free MarketsStrategy

Blog09/18/2018

Libertarians know what should be done about government services and operations: they should be privatized. What should be done in the meantime? 

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Sorry, "Medicare for All" Won't Save the Taxpayers Money

HealthTaxes and Spending

Blog08/18/2018

Lowering quality and destroying health care choices might reduce some "administrative costs," but the real cost to the public of a government healthcare system is much higher than is admitted.

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No State Is Morally Fit to Spread Global "Freedom"

Blog06/07/2018

Just as liberty must be the highest political end, peace must be the highest end of foreign policy.

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Freedom and Civilization

Free Markets

Blog04/28/2018

Freedom leads to economic development, and both of these conditions multiply individual development and the powers of the individual man.

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The True Founders of Economics: The School of Salamanca

World HistoryHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

The real founders of economic science actually wrote hundreds of years before Adam Smith. 

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Rothbard on National Liberation

Decentralization and SecessionPolitical Theory

Blog03/19/2018

Nationalism is not a unitary, monolithic phenomenon. If it is aggressive, we should oppose it; if liberatory, we should favor it. 

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What’s the "Social Cost of Carbon?"

The EnvironmentHealth

Blog03/14/2018

Unfortunately, it's not actually possible to determine the costs of our current choices 200 years in the future.  

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