Mises Wire

Ocasio-Cortez's Selective Memory on the New Deal

Poverty

Blog04/11/2019

The New Deal invigorated a bureaucratic state which had already done much to limit the entrepreneurial opportunities of Americans of all racial and economic backgrounds.

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Only Capitalism Will Save the Millennials

Big GovernmentSocialismEntrepreneurship

Blog03/16/2019

The endpoint of the existing system of party democracy, social welfare, and state capitalism is state bankruptcy, misery, and suppression.

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On Regulation and Centralisation, the UK’s Record Is No Better Than the EU’s

Big GovernmentDecentralization and Secession

Blog03/01/2019

Decentralisation should not stop at Brexit. Federalism is a sustainable answer to Britain’s constitutional problems.

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Our Disastrous Obsession with Equality

Blog02/16/2019

In a true market economy, the financial success of one person cannot conceivably be the cause of someone’s else’s poverty. In fact, it's the opposite.

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Oregon Defies Logic with Statewide Rent Control

Bureaucracy and Regulation

Blog02/05/2019

Any time officials use “controls,” you know the policy is going to be a failure. Whether it is preceded by “price” or “rent,” this economically defiant measure produces destitution, deterioration, and destruction.

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On Being an Economist

EducationPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog01/22/2019

The economist’s lot is to study a field in which, almost more than any other, human folly displays itself. 

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On Veterans’ Day, Remember the Lies That Filled Military Cemeteries

Blog11/12/2018

A few hours studying the lessons of history can prevent heaps of grave-digging in the coming years.

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On Voting

U.S. History

Blog11/06/2018

Since each person votes for different reasons, we can't morally say that the outcome of an election binds people to any specific law or policy.

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