Mises Wire

Vaccine Mandates: Who Will Comply, and Why?



The philosophy of covid passports is that people are venal and can be easily bribed and made to conform. But is this true of the people who oppose vaccine mandates? 

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Vaccine Mandates and the "Great Reset"



Why is the vaccination campaign so important to governments that they have increased pressure to vaccinate to such an unprecedented extent? Who has an interest in the global vaccination campaign?

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Vaccine Passports and Medical Paternalism



The world's regimes have long been devoted to regulating every aspect of "health" in accordance with what central planners want. The covid panic offered them an opportunity to greatly expand these powers.

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Vengeance and Sacrifice: Whiteness as Scapegoat in Critical Race Theory and Critical Whiteness Studies

Media and CulturePhilosophy


The ideas of critical race theory and critical white studies shield a ruling elite from vengeance by attempting to make the mass of white people the scapegoat for their own crimes.

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VAWA Balkanizes Rights, Cynically Erasing Male Indians

Labor and WagesPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory


Identitarians present a parody of human rights: only approved groups are recognized as victims. Unapproved individuals are lost in the balkanization despite the fact that, in the final analysis, only individuals suffer and cry out for help.

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Victim-Centered Justice Throws Black Men under the Bus

Legal System


By embedding victim-centered justice in law, lack of due process will become institutionalized. The burden of this will fall on men, and in particular black men.

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Value Is Subjective: Neither Gold Nor Crypto Have "Real Value"

Money and Banks


The fact that gold can be used for, say, industrial purposes does not mean it has "real value" while more intangible goods and services have none.

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Viruses versus Lockdowns: It's Not about Tradeoffs

Philosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory


Presenting "saving lives" as a more or less equal alternative to commerce and community is a misguided view of what the lockdown debate is really all about.

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