Mises Wire

The Never-Ending Woes of a Government "Enterprise"

Bureaucracy and RegulationTaxes and Spending

Blog07/21/2017
Ignoring the historic failures of government enterprises, mainstream opinion still recoils in horror at the idea of private-sector mass transit.
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The Existence of Evil

Socialism

The general character of Socialism is very whimsical, and I cannot help asking myself how long such a tissue of puerilities can continue in vogue
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The Next Fed Chair Will Not Set Long-Term Rates Free

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog06/16/2017
No known candidate for the Fed chair is likely to do anything to truly normalize Fed policy.
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The Collapse of Penn Station: Another Failure of Government "Enterprise"

Corporate WelfareTaxes and Spending

Blog06/11/2017
Without government, who would run the inefficient, crumbling, malfunctioning railroad "enterprise" that is Amtrak?
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Trump's Budget Explosion Will Bring Dire Monetary Shocks

Blog05/12/2017
It's not the early 80s, and Paul Volcker isn't Fed Chairman. Trump's deficits will have worse effects than the Reagan deficits.
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The March for Science Attacks Free Thought

EducationThe EnvironmentPolitical Theory

Blog04/27/2017
"Science" has morphed into an ideology calling for more government spending, more "social justice," and persecution of dissenters.
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Trump Betrays His Base On The Fed

The FedU.S. Economy

Blog04/13/2017
Trump has made it clear that he understands the Fed’s low-interest-rate policy has very real consequences beyond Wall Street.
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Two Common Objections to Unilateral Free Trade

Global EconomyTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Blog04/06/2017
Free trade is not an obstacle to either economic prosperity or military defense.
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