Mises Wire

The Impossibility of Equality

Blog08/21/2019

Income can never be equal. Income must be considered, of course, in real and not in money terms; otherwise there would be no true equality.

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The Problem of Immoral Choices in the Marketplace

Bureaucracy and Regulation

Blog08/15/2019

Mises states, quite rightly, that anyone who advocates governmental dictation over one area of individual consumption must logically come to advocate complete dictation over all choices.

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The Social Philosophy of the Austrian Economists

World History

Blog08/10/2019

It was Ludwig von Mises who revealed the intimate connections between Austrian economics and authentic liberalism.

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The Alleged Joys of the Pre-Capitalist Economy

World History

Blog08/07/2019

A return to such conditions could mean only the eradication of the bulk of today's population and complete impoverishment for those remaining.

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The Right Not To Testify

Legal System

Blog03/14/2019

Conscription of witnesses is no more justified than conscription into the armed forces or into any other service or occupation.

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The Interwar Years: Ludwig von Mises as Economic Adviser

World HistoryHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

Blog01/23/2019

As a government economist for Austria following WWI, Mises fought a losing battle against reckless policies of inflation and government spending.

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Ten Great Economic Myths

Big GovernmentAustrian Economics Overview

Blog12/26/2018

Our country is beset by a large number of economic myths that lead us to accept unsound and dangerous government policies.

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The Economics of Virtue Signaling

Blog12/20/2018

"Virtue signaling" is not a new thing. In fact, society benefits from organizations that help communicate the virtues of its members. This facilitates trust in society, which then enhances commerce and trade. 

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