Mises Wire

Freedom and Prosperity in Liechtenstein: A Hoppean Analysis

02/18/2020The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Liechtenstein has long been recognized as one of the most free and prosperous countries in the world. However, there has been little analysis of Liechtenstein’s development because the scant research that existed was in German and therefore inaccessible to most American scholars. Furthermore, many...
Read More

Anti-Market Conservatives Want to Fix Social Ills, But Their Cure Will Only Make Things Worse

World History

Blog12/03/2019

Far from being the saviors of society, the new breed of anti-market conservatives are merely the newest iteration of the long line of anti-social apologists for state domination.

Read More

C.S. Lewis Describes How To Combat Fake News

Blog10/31/2019

There's nothing necessarily wrong with social shunning and ostracization used against those who seek to destroy others through lies and media manipulation.  

Read More

Bernie Sanders is a Bad Economist: Housing Market Edition

Blog10/16/2019

Bernie Sanders's proposed "House Fixing tax" would not only hurt flippers and their homebuying customers but also some landlords and tenants as well.

Read More

In the Battle of Ideas, the Mises Institute Leads the Way

History of the Austrian School of Economics

Blog09/25/2019

Mises did not just proclaim to the masses that civilization was in danger. Rather, Mises dedicated his entire life to educating his fellow man about sound economics and its importance to freedom and liberalism.

Read More

Fear of Persecution is Not an Excuse for Christian Statism

Media and CultureSocialism

Blog09/17/2019

Libertarian Christians should be aware that they are not compromising their beliefs or somehow acting in a way divorced from Christian history and orthodoxy when they do not join illiberal Christians in their quest for power and control over non-believers.

Read More

Tolkien, Christianity, and the State

Media and Culture

Blog07/20/2019

Conservatives appear to be increasingly in favor of using the power of the state to force their agenda. But what happens when the state they favor is turned against them?

Read More

Dear Conservatives: Giving the State Even More Power Won't Solve Our Problems

Blog06/11/2019

Many cultural conservatives increasingly succumb to the temptation to call on the state to solve our problems, and to punish our leftist adversaries. But they're making a big mistake.

Read More
Shield icon wire