Mises Wire

Money Supply vs. Liquidity. What's the Difference?

Monetary Theory

Blog41 min ago

Changes in money supply and liquidity are not the same thing.

Read More

Ron Paul: Wisdom from a Master

Booms and BustsStrategyU.S. History

America today confronts an unprecedented crisis. Our economy is collapsing, and the fake coronavirus “epidemic,” with its draconian restrictions, is destroying our liberty. What can we do?

Read More

On Foreign Policy, Trump Is Still the Lesser Evil

War and Foreign Policy

Blog10/26/2020

The Democrats, Liz Cheney, and the Never Trumpers still want endless wars, and they hate Trump's apparent lack of enthusiasm for embracing their dreams of empire.

Read More

Why There is No Such Thing as an Exploitative Monopoly in a Free Market

Cronyism and CorporatismProtectionism and Free TradeMonopoly and Competition

Blog10/26/2020

What's a telltale sign of economic illiteracy? I'm starting to believe the worst is the claim that markets lead to monopoly and the accumulation of wealth in a few hands.

Read More

Chile Won't Become a Developed Country If It Doesn't Change Course

Bureaucracy and RegulationCronyism and CorporatismEconomic Freedom

Blog10/24/2020

Twenty years ago, it looked like Chile was well on its way to joining the world's small club of developed countries. But this path looks less and less likely as Chile abandons its commitment to freedom and markets.

Read More

Social Media Companies Aren't the Good Guys. They're Also Not Monopolists.

Media and CultureMonopoly and Competition

Blog10/24/2020

Social media has lied about user privacy and has misled the public about the platforms' status as open forums. But none of this makes these companies monopolies. 

Read More

Yes, the Nazis Were Socialists

Blog10/23/2020

Contrary to popular assertions, the Nazis weren't only trying to expropriate Jewish wealth. They wanted the German people to come together as a collective entity, and this entailed socialism.

Read More

Will Democracy’s Myths Doom Liberty?

Blog10/23/2020

If Biden is elected, we will hear the same “redemption” storyline that was trumpeted when Obama replaced (temporarily) disgraced George W. Bush. The  media will insist that Biden's inauguration purifies Uncle Sam.

Read More
Shield icon wire