Mises Wire

There's Nothing Natural About Socialism

Socialism

Blog09/13/2019

Democratic socialists are committed to destroying the voluntary and naturally-occurring relationships that develop in the marketplace among consenting human beings. They do it through relentless wealth redistribution programs.

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The Failure of Global Liberal Hegemony

Book ReviewsWar and Foreign Policy

08/05/2019The Austrian
Despite the manifest failure of the liberal hegemony program, its neoconservative advocates have retained their influence. They are rarely called to account for their mistakes, but continue to be treated as if they are experts.
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The Prophetic Antifederalists

U.S. History

07/24/2019The Free Market
The Antifederalists were afraid the new proposed Constitution would lead to a supersized national government. They were right.
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The Bionic Mosquito on Rothbard and Reason

The Bionic Mosquito disgrees with Rothbard's contention that reason can establish natural law. His argument merits careful study, but I disagree with.it.

07/08/2019Power & Market
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The Bionic Mosquito On Rothbard and Ethics

The Bionic Mosquito points out that Rothbard defended objective ethics.

07/05/2019Power & Market
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The F-35: Poster Child for Pentagon Boondoggles

Far from becoming an effective weapon, the trillion-dollar F-35 is proving to be a fragile one that cannot accomplish its missions.

07/02/2019Power & Market
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The Supreme Court's Dubious "Wall of Separation" between Church and State

Legal SystemU.S. History

Blog06/21/2019

How old should a monument be to avoid Establishment Clause challenges? Not that old, given the Supreme Court invented the "wall of separation" argument in only 1947.

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The Fallacy of Identity Economics

The economist Alex Tabarrok recently criticized "identity economics" in a manner reminiscent of Murray Rothbard's criticism of Keynes.

05/15/2019Power & Market
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