Mises Wire

Falling Prices Are a Good Thing

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog01/16/2018
Entrepreneurs, in the pursuit of the price that will yield profits, will direct real funding towards the improvement of people’s lives and well-being.
Read More

Frédéric Bastiat and the Hubble Telescope

Taxes and SpendingU.S. History

Blog01/15/2018

Bastiat would point out that all that tax money spent on space programs comes at a very real, unseen cost.

Read More

Free Parking Isn't Free

InterventionismPrices

Blog12/21/2017
The number of parking spaces in your city may be a matter of centrally-planned government mandates. It's time to give the market a chance.
Read More

From Direct Democracy to Centralization: the Swiss Health Care Experiment

Blog12/13/2017
The Swiss health care system is slowly becoming more centralized and state-controlled.
Read More

Fine Art's Resurgence Offers a Refuge for Investors

Financial MarketsPrices

A search for a refuge from modern fiat currencies has led many investors to the perceived safety of art by the Old Masters.
Read More

Freedom for Television and Radio

Bureaucracy and RegulationU.S. History

Blog11/20/2017
When the government essentially owns the airways, it also decides how those resources may be used.
Read More

Federal Prosecutors Are Running Amok

Legal System

Blog11/13/2017
The law has become the plaything of federal prosecutors who advance their careers by convicting others.
Read More

From the Reformation to Austrian Economics

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog10/28/2017
The implications of the Reformation are more than ecclesiastical or theological. They include shifts in economic thought as well.
Read More
Shield icon wire