Mises Wire

Why Rothbard Trended on Twitter This Weekend

Anti-PoliticsMonetary PolicyMoney and BanksMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

Blog08/16/2021

On Friday, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey tweeted a link to Rothbard's essay "Anatomy of the State."

Read More

Welfare Payments and Foreign Policy Fears Are the Only Things Holding America Together

U.S. Economy

Blog08/11/2021

Fear of China and Iran, combined with the more practical desire for continued “free” money from the federal government, will continue to fuel opposition to any serious movement toward secession.

Read More

We’re in the Middle of a Long War with the State

Decentralization and SecessionPolitical Theory

Blog07/30/2021

Often, when the “smash the state” position is invoked—especially among those less familiar with the state as an institution—further investigation often reveals a dangerous lack of precision about what exactly the state is.

Read More

Why Friedman Was Wrong about Booms and Busts

Blog07/27/2021

Central banks are in a loop of repeatedly intervening to "fix" the problems caused by earlier central-bank interventions. The result will only  be recurring busts.

Read More

Why Progressives Will Never Accept Market-Based Medical Care

Health

Blog07/27/2021

Even during their most bloody and repressive years, progressives praised Mao's China, Cuba, and the USSR, because they offered "free" healthcare. Progressives are simply uninterested in any argument in favor of private healthcare. 

Read More

We Can Have Low Interest Rates Or Robust Growth. But Not Both.

Money and Banks

Blog07/24/2021

You can have strong growth, or you can have negative interest rates with low bond yields. You can't have all at the same time. 

Read More

Why Are Thieves Stealing So Many Catalytic Converters?

Global EconomyU.S. Economy

Blog07/21/2021

US car owners are being preyed upon by thieves, because South African mine owners are being preyed upon by their government. 

Read More

What Is the Purpose of the Economy? Carl Menger Explains.

Value and Exchange

Blog07/15/2021

The goal of the human economy is to gain greater control over the means of satisfying human needs. We start with the most immediate needs, but thanks to saving and investment, we can move onward and upward from there. 

Read More
Shield icon wire