Mises Wire

Objection, Professor Harari! Logic Proves the Existence of Free Will

PhilosophyPraxeology

Blog12/27/2022

Yuval Noah Harari, who teaches history at Hebrew University in Jerusalem, denies that free will exists. However, to deny free will is to deny human action itself.

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On Secession and Small States

Decentralization and Secession

Blog10/08/2022

So, if we're going to talk about secession, then, it's also important to explicitly address the issue of "what is the correct size of states." Is smaller better? 

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Obama's Forgotten Child Hunger Debacle

EducationProgressivismStrategy

Blog09/27/2022

Barack Obama promised to "end child hunger" by 2015. Michelle Obama promised to end childhood obesity. Unfortunately, both increased in large part because of the Obama programs. Today, President Biden will declare war on "hunger in America." Stay tuned.

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On the Digital Future of Markets and Money

BitcoinCentral BanksInflationBusiness CyclesMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

Blog06/14/2022

Digitization will undoubtedly bring great improvements and new opportunities for peoples’ lives. But digitization also has a downside.

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Omicron: The Lockdowners’ Last Stand

Blog12/21/2021

Fauci and the Big Pharma billionaires are trying to make a last stand, desperate to push omicron as a justification for further tyranny and profits.

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OPEC Can't Make High Oil Prices Go Away

World History

Blog11/20/2021

OPEC is not irrelevant, but the fact is that rising oil prices are more a function of monetary inflation and government efforts to stifle the oil industry.

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Of Common, Public, and Private Property and the Rationale for Total Privatization

Private Property

Blog08/07/2021

Hoppe lays out the nature and role of private property in human relations and the flawed concept of public property.

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Opposition Builds to the F-35 Program's Runaway Costs

Taxes and SpendingWar and Foreign Policy

Blog03/23/2021

The reliability and service life of the F-35 were greatly exaggerated in earlier reports. Now the aircraft is looking like an even bigger boondoggle than before. 

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