Mises Wire

Hoppe's Localist, Decentralist Strategy Is Working in Brazil

Decentralization and SecessionStrategy

Blog6 hours ago

In Brazil the most effective reforms seem to be accumulating at the state and local levels. There has been real success in pushing back against tax increases and more.

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Happy Birthday, Mises!

Blog09/29/2020

Today marks the birthday of Ludwig von Mises, and day #2 of our Annual Fall Campaign.

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How Government-Owned Streets Prevent Effective Law Enforcement

The Police StatePrivate Property

Blog09/12/2020

“Taking back the streets” ought to mean privatizing them and enabling property owners to defend their property. This would be the surest way to end the riots.

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Howard Buffett: Against Legal Plunder

Taxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Blog09/09/2020

The commandment "Thou shalt not steal" was not to be abolished outright. That would offend too many. So the commandment was simply modified to "Thou shalt not steal—except by majority vote."

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How Capitalists Improve Human Productivity

CapitalismProduction Theory

Blog09/07/2020

Capitalists, acting as intermediaries between present production and future consumption, are the key players in every capitalistic economy.

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Human Diversity and Individual Instruction

Education

Blog09/05/2020

One of the worst injustices committed by states is the prevention of parental teaching of their own children. Parental instruction conforms to the ideal arrangement. It is, after all, individualized instruction.

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How Capitalists Serve the Public Interest

Blog09/05/2020

Many view "the rich" as people sitting on sacks of money doing nothing with it. The truth is capitalists use capital to produce goods and services which benefit the public.

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How Germany's Lockdowns Have Fostered Resentment and Violence among the Nation's Youth

Legal SystemMedia and CultureThe Police State

Blog08/29/2020

The economic and social damage done by lockdowns in Germany has fallen largely on the young, especially as older workers hold most of the secure and lucrative government jobs.

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