Mises Wire

The State-Corporate Convergence in Our State of Emergency

Cronyism and CorporatismDecentralization and Secession

Blog7 hours ago

The current political trend is toward corporate-state monopolization over all aspects of life, with increasing control by approved "private" principals over information and opinion, economic production, and the political sphere.

Read More

Texas Ended Lockdowns and Mask Mandates. Now Locked-Down States Are Where Covid Is Growing Most

Bureaucracy and Regulation

Blog04/21/2021

Don’t expect Fauci and his supporters to give up on insisting that New York and Michigan are doing "the right thing" while Texas and Florida are embracing "human sacrifice" as a part of a "death cult." 

Read More

The Sword of Damocles Hangs over Every Property Owner

Property Rights

Blog04/20/2021

In his new book, The Great Fiction, Hans-Hermann Hoppe discusses how every property owner now faces the threat of his property being turned into "fiat property" at the whim of the state, at any time. 

Read More

The Problem with "Just Do What the Cops Say and You Won't Get Hurt"

Law

Blog04/17/2021

Apologists for police abuse often claim that if a citizen complies with police orders and does what he's told, then he won't get hurt. The evidence says otherwise. 

Read More

The Interesting Case of the Zaïre—the Question MMT Cannot Answer

Money and Banks

Blog04/16/2021

The case of the zaïre currency in the Democratic Republic of the Congo provides strong anecdotal evidence discounting the fiat currency–obsessed modern monetary theory.

Read More

The Plutocrats of Wall Street and Silicon Valley Are Scamming America

Cronyism and CorporatismTaxes and Spending

Blog04/15/2021

Free market advocates long ago figured out that the monied classes of bankers and Wall Street operatives were exploiting the "little people" to prop up the fortunes of what is now the billionaire class. The scam is alive and well today. 

Read More

The Plan to Save the the Postal Service by Making It Even Worse

U.S. History

Blog04/15/2021

The post office can't seem to balance its books. So like all monopolists, the postal service plans to "improve" things by increasing prices and making its service even worse. 

Read More

The Inverted Yield Curve and Recession

Booms and BustsCapital and Interest Theory

Blog04/12/2021

Economists have failed to explain the mechanism by which an inverted yield curve signals an impending recession. But the Misesian explanation of the business cycle quite easily explains the pattern we observe in interest rates.

Read More
Shield icon wire