Mises Wire

Are Federal Spying Powers Modern Day Writs of Assistance?

Legal SystemU.S. History

Blog01/02/2018
The FISA Amendment is just a modern version of the "Writs of Assistance" rightfully opposed by James Otis and John Adams.
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A Tale of Two "Deflationary" Booms — The Gilded Age vs. Today

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog08/18/2017
Today's easy-money-fueled economic "boom" doesn't compare well to booms of the past.
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A Flat Tax Is Not More "Efficient" Than a Tax System with Loopholes

Taxes and SpendingValue and Exchange

Blog08/10/2017
If we want taxpayers to be more efficient, we should be giving them more tax loopholes. Closing loopholes has the opposite effect.
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Another Member of Mises Cuba is Now Missing

The Police State

Blog05/24/2017
Mises Cuba has announced that Nelson Rodríguez Chartrand is missing, and believed to be abducted by Cuban state security forces.
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An Interview with James Buchanan

Monetary TheoryOther Schools of Thought

04/28/2017Interview
An interview with James Buchanan, founder of the public choice school and 1987 Nobel Prize recipient in economic science.
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Auto Loans: The Next Debt Bubble?

Booms and BustsU.S. Economy

Blog04/18/2017
The auto-loan market has recently ballooned, but the delinquency data raises questions about how much longer these spending habits can last.
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A Billion Dollars of Federally Funded Paranoia

The Police State

Blog02/06/2017
When it comes to excess in the war on terror, it is difficult to compete with the 70+ fusion centers bankrolled by the Department of Homeland Security.
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