Mises Wire

A Cliché of Socialism: Under Public Ownership, We the People Own it!

Free MarketsProperty RightsSocialism

Blog8 hours ago

Proponents of socialism claim that it promotes ownership "by the people." Yet the people that actually control resources and production are not the same people who allegedly are the "rightful owners" in society

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An Economic Perspective on Accusing Political Opponents of Racism

AntipoliticsDemocracy

Blog10/05/2022

A winning political strategy, especially among Democrats, is to accuse their political opponents of racism, or at least "closet" racism. Yet simple economic analysis shows such accusations are illogical.

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An Ancient Warning: Criminal Trespass Is the State’s Essential Feature

Legal SystemWorld History

Blog10/01/2022

The Bible the ancient Israelites were warned about the dangers of having a government that would tax them heavily and oppress them. They didn't listen.

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Are "Progressive" Prosecutors Real Reformers or Leftists Acting in Bad Faith?

AntipoliticsLegal SystemThe Police State

Blog09/23/2022

The surge of "progressive" prosecutors, many funded by George Soros, has been followed by increases in violent crime.

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August's Price Inflation Soared, and That Means Earnings Fell Yet Again

Money and Banks

Blog09/13/2022

This is bad news for the administration, which has repeatedly attempted to downplay the relentless increases to the cost of living being inflicted on Americans after years of deficit spending, fueling inflationary monetary policy. 

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A Textbook Case

DemocracyFree Markets

Blog09/02/2022

Is democracy a superior substitute for free markets? Jedediah Purdy believes so. David Gordon sets him straight.

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