Mises Wire

The Data Don't Speak for Themselves

Blog3 hours ago

Obituaries for the late Princeton economist Alan Krueger have mixed praise for his personal character with implicit (or explicit) endorsement of his research approach. Krueger,...

Read More

The "State of Nature" Is a State of Poverty

World HistoryHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

3 hours agoMises Daily Articles
There is a persistent myth that capitalism has destroyed what would have been a natural abundance and peace of mind. Yet nature does not generate abundance or peace. The characteristic mark of the "state of nature" is irreconcilable conflict.
Read More

Decades of Transit Trouble on New York's Subways

Blog6 hours ago

Although the subway was never totally private, the history of government's expanded role in running the system has been a history of higher fares and worse service. 

Read More

What Did the Founders Mean by "Invasion"?

U.S. History

Blog11 hours ago

The US Constitution doesn't mention immigration regulation as a federal power. So some have tried to redefine immigration as "invasion." It's an unconvincing claim.

Read More

Climate Change Activist Admits: Being Green "Requires the End of Capitalism"

Blog03/22/2019

Anti-climate-change schemes will hit people in the developing world hardest. And when it comes to dealing with an uncertain future, poorer parts of the world are the places that will need fossil-fuel-powered technologies and capital most.

Read More

Watch AERC Live

03/22/2019Power & Market

Keynote AERC lectures and selected panels can be watched live at mises.org/live

Read More

We Don't Need Any More Big, Visionary Government

Blog03/22/2019

American politicians used to "think big." Americans nowadays seem to have lost their enthusiasm for that sort of thing. And that's a good thing. 

Read More

Statistics: Achilles' Heel of Government

Free MarketsInterventionism

03/22/2019Mises Daily Articles
Without government stats, the state would be crippled in justifying its interventionism. If the government received no railroad statistics, for example, how in the world could it even start to regulate railroad rates, finances, and other affairs?
Read More
Shield icon wire