Mises Wire

Thanks, Fed Economists: Inflation Surges Yet Again as Real Wages Drop

Blog06/10/2022

Not since 1981 has the inflation rate been higher than May's rate of 8.6%. Meanwhile, the Fed's idea of "quantitative tightening" is cutting its portfolio 0.5% over eight months. 

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The Fair Tax Is the Tax That Will Not Die

Economic PolicyTaxes and Spending

Blog06/09/2022

The Fair Tax is a supposed alternative to the income tax. But the name does not matter, since a tax is still a tax.

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The Path to Victory

StrategyPolitical Theory

Many of the conventional strategies favored by freedom activists often fail to produce results. Lew Rockwell suggests some alternative strategies.

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The Russian Economy and the Social Contract: The Path to a Deplorable Reality

Economic FreedomSocialismWar and Foreign Policy

Blog06/03/2022

When the USSR collapsed, it was hoped that Russia would develop a free market economy and respect individual rights. Unfortunately, the situation there is deteriorating.

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The WHO's Pandemic Treaty: The End of National Sovereignty and Freedom

AntipoliticsBig GovernmentBureaucracy and RegulationPaternalismSocialism

Blog06/02/2022

The proposed WHO Pandemic Treaty is nothing less than an exercise in medical totalitarianism. Welcome to the rule of the medical bureaucrat.

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The Place of the Austrian School in the Evolution of Economics

World History

Blog06/02/2022

The greatness of the nineteenth century consisted in the fact that to some extent the ideas of classical economics became the dominant philosophy of state and society.

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The Hydra-Headed Model of Social Change

Financial MarketsInflationMonetary PolicyMonetary Theory

Blog05/30/2022

Adherents of MMT present their ideas in the form of a hydra. Shoot down one idea and another pops up that is just as preposterous. This is no accident.

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To Succeed, the AfCFTA Must Be about Actual Free Trade, Not Government-Managed "Free Trade"

Free MarketsProtectionism and Free Trade

Blog05/28/2022

The African Continent Free Trade Area has the potential to serve Africans and bring about better living standards. However, it is threatened by government attempts to "manage" trade.

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