Mises Wire

Statism Is Destroying Real Wages

Money and Banks

Blog5 hours ago

If even in the years when the mainstream said that there was “no inflation,” we all saw costs rise well above real wage growth, imagine what is happening now.

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Don't Take Liberties with Liberty

AntipoliticsFree Markets

Blog8 hours ago

When politicians speak of "freedom," they usually mean expropriating wealth from one person and giving it to another. That is not freedom at all. Perhaps a better word to use is "liberty."

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How Politicians Use Regulations to Deflect Blame

Bureaucracy and RegulationPrice ControlsProgressivismInterventionism

Blog03/23/2023

Thanks to their adoring media, politicians create crises and then blame businesses for them. And the political "solutions" are worse than the original problems.

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The Fed Backtracks on Future Rate Hikes as Bank Failures Loom Large

Money and Banks

Blog03/22/2023

The FOMC has slowed down in its monetary tightening over the past two months, and at Wednesday's press conference, Fed chairman Jerome Powell continued his shift to dovish territory.

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Did Colonialism Impoverish Africa and Asia? Perhaps Not

War and Foreign PolicyWorld History

Blog03/22/2023

Decolonization is a popular academic and media buzzword. But is colonialism actually responsible for poverty in developing countries? This question deserves an honest answer.

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The Outbreak of World War I: A Libertarian Realist Rebuttal

DemocracyWar and Foreign PolicyWorld History

Blog03/22/2023

One excuse that political elites give when they drag nations into war is that the conflict was "inevitable" or "unavoidable." Ralph Raico knew better.

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Are Bank Failures a Sign of More Trouble Ahead?

Money and Banks

Blog03/21/2023

Some have wrongly blamed the current bank failures on the Federal Reserve’s interest rate increases. The real problem is how the Fed encouraged the entire financial system to get addicted to easy money. 

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American Dissident: The Legacy of Murray Rothbard

HealthLibertarianismThe Police StateHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

Blog03/21/2023

Murray Rothbard was an elite economist, historian, and avowed enemy of the state. His legacy lives on nearly three decades after his untimely passing.

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