Mises Wire

Should Libertarians Get behind States Waging "Humanitarian" Wars?

War and Foreign Policy

Blog1 hour ago

Fernando R. Tesón is all mixed up. He thinks libertarians' principled nonaggression ties their hands in the face of violence against others and that this limitation extends to good-guy states.

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Will the US Dollar Weaken against Other Currencies?

InflationStrategy

Blog6 hours ago

For now, the dollar seems to be doing well against other currencies, but how long will that last?

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Entrepreneurship in Developing Countries: Still a Work in Progress

The EntrepreneurGlobal EconomyEntrepreneurship

Blog08/18/2022

Entrepreneurship is the key to real development, but cultural attitudes are often a significant barrier to entrepreneurship in the developing world.

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A Tale of Two Liberties

LiberalismStrategyWorld History

Blog08/18/2022

In colonial America, "liberty" came to mean rights one possessed outside of government approval. In revolutionary France (and in modern Canada) it has come to mean participation in a political system.

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How the Public Lost Trust in the Federal Reserve (Which Should Never Have Been Trusted in the First Place)

The FedInflation

Blog08/17/2022

Between its political happy talk in the contrast to reality and its broken promises, whatever credibility the Fed had in the past is long gone

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AB 257: Another Antieconomic California Boondoggle

Big GovernmentLabor and WagesLegal System

Blog08/17/2022

Not satisfied with putting thousands of people out of work with its infamous AB 5 legislation, California lawmakers now are going after fast-food businesses.

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How Long Will This Recession Last?

Economic PolicyU.S. Economy

Blog08/16/2022

Bottom line, it’s a recession at the moment; whether it gets worse depends on inflation, and policymakers goofing around whistling past graveyards should give anyone pause.

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The New Green Economy Is Little More than a Keynesian Spending Scheme

KeynesProgressivismSocialism

Blog08/16/2022

Advocates of the New Green Deal emphasize new "green jobs" and other benefits, but the NGD is basically a Keynesian scheme in which government allegedly spends us into prosperity.

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