Mises Wire

How Fast Should the Money Supply Grow?

InflationMonetary PolicyMonetary Theory

Blog8 hours ago

As Murray Rothbard wrote, inflation is not an increase in prices. It is, instead, an increase in the supply of money in circulation. The distinction is important.

Read More

How Should a Nation Determine Its Heroes?

PoliticsWorld History

Blog01/30/2023

How do societies determine who their heroes are? We know that often those seen as heroes actually made a country worse off.

Read More

How Can We Restore Freedom and Sound Money in the US and the UK? Some Ideas

Bureaucracy and RegulationFree MarketsMonetary PolicyGold Standard

Blog01/18/2023

It is no secret that freedom, both socially and economically, are disappearing in the USA and Great Britain. The consequences will be most severe if we do not reverse these patterns.

Read More

Hans-Hermann Hoppe on For a New Liberty at 50

Book ReviewsPolitical Theory

Blog01/18/2023

No one will read For a New Liberty and not see the world with very different eyes afterward.

Read More

Help the Institute Build the Foundations of Liberty. Donate before 2023!

Since 1995, the Institute's robust website has reached students, professors, and businesspeople across the world. We want to keep going. Please help

Read More

How Capitalism Made Christmas a Holiday for Children

U.S. History

Blog12/24/2022

It is no coincidence that the boom in mass-produced goods made specifically for children, "coincided closely with the rise of the middle-classes, industry, and capitalism." 

Read More

How Marxism Abuses Ethics and Science to Deceive Its Followers

Free MarketsSocialismHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsOther Schools of Thought

Blog12/24/2022

While socialists posit socialism as a humane and ethical system, it is anything but that. Mises understood its brutality long before socialism gripped the world.

Read More

Historical Christianity as a Liberating Force in China

DemocracyThe Police StateWorld History

Blog12/21/2022

The Chinese Community Party's crackdown in Christian churches reflects the perceived antiauthoritarian nature of Christianity and the party's fear of a competing alternative worldview.

Read More