Mises Wire

It's Time to Track the FDA's Death Toll

Bureaucracy and RegulationHealth

Blog5 hours ago

Many Americans could die in the coming weeks and months thanks to the FDA’s blockade on coronavirus testing. Should we consider those victims as martyrs for the principle of bureaucratic supremacy?

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Want Political Change? Get Rid of Campaign Finance Regulations.

Anti-PoliticsStrategy

Blog8 hours ago

Campaign finance laws favor incumbents and the rich and famous. Real change requires more freedom and decentralization in how campaigns are funded.

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In a Crisis, the Most Innovative Entrepreneurs Make the Most Money. That's a Good Thing.

Free Markets

Blog10 hours ago

It is precisely during a crisis that private property, the price mechanism, and the profit and loss system are most important, and when the government can do the most damage.

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The Federal Government Owns 92 Percent of Student Loans. Why Do Politicians Lie About It?

EducationMoney and BanksTaxes and Spending

Blog04/01/2020

The federal government must accompany any loan forgiveness with a repeal of all programs for subsidizing and guaranteeing loans. Anything less would be a formula for socializing higher education.

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The Problem with the "Renters' Rights" Movement

Both renters and landlords have plenty of troubles when it comes to working together. But putting government regulators in the mix won't help matters.

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End the Shutdown

Big GovernmentHealth

Blog03/31/2020

The lasting and far-reaching harms caused by this authoritarian precedent far outweigh those caused by the COVID-19 virus. The American people must decide for themselves how and when to reopen society and return to their daily lives.

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The Feds Are Suing Oracle for Discrimination, Even Though No One Has Complained

Bureaucracy and RegulationLegal System

Blog03/31/2020

Federal agencies have destroyed the separation of powers that is supposed to exist in the US legal system, so agency bureaucrats now act as investigators, prosecutors, judges, and juries.

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Even Partial Liberalization Can Save a Nation from Poverty

Private Property

Blog03/31/2020

Without markets, it would have been impossible for a country like Rwanda, ravaged by the war, to achieve the growth it has experienced over the past twenty years. 

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