Mises Wire

Since Covid Lockdowns, New York Lost More of Its Population than Any Other State

U.S. History

Blog12/23/2022

The migration data from 2020 to 2022 backs up the idea that a great many people are moving from restrictionist covid states to states where the public health technocrats have less power.

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Secession: Why the Regime Tolerates Self-Determination for Foreigners but Not for Americans

U.S. History

Blog12/20/2022

Self-determination means the ability to make laws for one's own community free from intervention by Washington, DC. Most of the world can do this. Why can't Americans?

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Student Debt: It Is and Has Been a Personal Choice

LawPoliticsProgressivism

Blog12/19/2022

Progressives demanding that the government forgive student debt forget that student loans were made voluntarily by students that promised to pay back what they owe.

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Spending More Government Money on Healthcare Does Not Improve Health Outcomes

Bureaucracy and RegulationProgressivism

Blog12/08/2022

Progressives seem to believe that we improve healthcare outcomes by spending more. This is a recipe for failure.

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Sports Betting and Spontaneous Order

Free MarketsHayek

Blog11/14/2022

One place a price system manifests itself is the sports betting markets. The results are surprisingly accurate.

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Secession: Coming to a State Near You?

Big GovernmentSecession

Blog10/21/2022

Ryan McMaken has made a serious case for secession as a means to counter totalitarianism. David Gordon explains why this is the case.

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Student Loan Debt: The Financial Time Bomb Politicians Want to Ignore

Corporate WelfareTaxes and SpendingU.S. Economy

Blog10/20/2022

President Biden's nonsolution of partial "debt forgiveness" is in limbo, but the slow financial destruction that massive student loan debt is unleashing continues.

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Slavery Did Not Promote Capitalism: The New Economic History of Capitalism Is Simply Wrong

CapitalismFree MarketsU.S. History

Blog10/18/2022

Academic historians of the "acclaimed" new history of capitalism have a major weakness: their claims do not match the historical record.

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