Mises Wire

Rising Interest Rates May Blow Up the Federal Budget

Philosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog06/29/2022

Congress enjoys exorbitant political privilege in the form of cheap deficit spending—but it may soon come to an end.

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Rothbard vs. the Religion of Progressivism

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsInterventionism

Blog06/09/2022

Not only must the war against progressivism be fought with a religious fervor, but it must also be, in Rothbard’s words, “openly and gloriously reactionary.”

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Respect the Fed? No, End the Fed

Money and Banks

Blog06/07/2022

Instead of “respecting the Fed’s independence,” President Biden should work with Congress to audit, then end the Fed.

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Roots of Our Current Inflation: A Deeply Flawed Monetary System

Central BanksThe FedInflationBusiness CyclesMoney and Banking

Blog05/02/2022

It is the fiat monetary system itself, not deflation, that helps create the unstable conditions that lead to financial crises.

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Reckless Associations: The Ruling Class Creates New Legal Theory to Stifle Free Speech

Law

Blog04/25/2022

The war on free speech has been given a boost by a new legal theory called "reckless associations," the "leaders" of an association that allegedly harms someone else are declared liable for that harm.

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Reparations for Government-Imposed Property Theft Are Justified and Necessary

ProgressivismProperty Rights

Blog04/22/2022

Reparations is a buzzword in the present political climate, but most plans involve an expansion of the welfare state. But there is a form of reparations that is legitimate.

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Real Wages Fall Again as Inflation Surges and the Fed Plays the Blame Game

Blog04/12/2022

Money printing may bring rising wages, but it also brings rising prices for goods and services. And those increases are outpacing the wage increases.

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Russia's Invasion of Ukraine Is Just the Latest Expression of Pan-Slavic Authoritarianism

DemocracyWar and Foreign Policy

Blog04/08/2022

Trying to understand the Russian invasion of Ukraine from the exclusive viewpoint of modern Western democracy is to ignore the long history of authoritarian leadership in Russia.

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