Mises Wire

It Turns out the Long Term Does Matter After All

Blog02/20/2019

When the topic involves poverty, bank failures, unemployment or inequality, the advocates of fashionable policy implore us to take immediate action, almost regardless of the costs down the line. Enter climate change and this seemingly changes everything.

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In Socialist Venezuela the Poor Starve to Death While the Politically Powerful Feast

Big GovernmentGlobal EconomySocialism

Blog09/20/2018

While the outrage over Maduro’s dinner with "Salt Bae" is well deserved, it's just a taste of how socialism actually operates in the real world. 

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Is There a Difference Between Economic Power and Political Power?

Capital and Interest TheoryPolitical Theory

Blog05/24/2018

Critics of capitalism are often confused by the difference between political and economic power. 

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Iran Sanctions a Reminder of How America Militarized the Financial System

Money and BanksWar and Foreign PolicyMoney and Banking

Blog05/14/2018

Europe must identify ways to limit their dependence on the US financial system – or else indeed be reduced to de facto-vassal status to DC.

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Is the Eurocrisis Over?

Money and BanksBusiness CyclesMoney and Banking

Blog04/30/2018

There are several reasons why the euro crisis is far from being over and government finances still unsustainable.

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Is This Week's Mini-Crash Just the Beginning?

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog02/09/2018
The shaky stock market will shake investor confidence, and spells trouble for the future of the current boom.
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Inside the Mind of Hillary Clinton

Blog12/02/2017
Hillary Clinton's new book is a cautionary tale of how not even stacks of cash and a compliant media could save a hated candidate.
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I Have Doubts About Bitcoin

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog12/02/2017
The quantity of money is certainly important. But so is its quality.
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