Mises Wire

The Big Apple's Communist Past Stirs Nostalgia

SocialismU.S. History

Blog01/16/2018
Bill de Blasio and Bernie Sanders are not the only people who long for a truly socialist New York.
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Will Myanmar Embrace Market Reforms?

Global EconomyWorld History

Blog12/19/2017
Myanmar is moving away from its socialist past, but many challenges remain.
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The New York Times and the "Lost Cause" of Bolshevism

World HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog11/15/2017
According to the New York Times, we should be mourning the passing of the Soviet era and all of its promises of a better life for all.
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Federal Prosecutors Are Running Amok

Legal System

Blog11/13/2017
The law has become the plaything of federal prosecutors who advance their careers by convicting others.
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Krugman and the "Heroic" Fed

The FedMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog10/18/2017
If Krugman had his way, government agencies would have unlimited powers to control the economy, since government agents know better than everyone else.
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NCAA Violations Are Now Federal Crimes?

Legal SystemMonopoly and Competition

Blog10/02/2017
Apparently, it is now a federal criminal offense to break the rules of a private organization like the NCAA. Even when there's no victim.
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Why is NASA Covering Up Elon Musk’s Mistakes?

Cronyism and CorporatismMonopoly and Competition

Blog09/21/2017
Elon Musk's SpaceX appears to have some very good friends in Congress who are working to grant SpaceX monopoly powers.
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Why Police Cannot (and Will Not) Protect Our Rights

Bureaucracy and RegulationMonopoly and Competition

Blog09/11/2017
Police officers today see the rights of due process not as rights that police need to protect, but rather as barriers to “good police work.”
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