Mises Wire

Progressives and the Origins of the Economic "Consensus"

ProgressivismInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

Blog4 hours ago

Why economics abandoned the analysis of human action in favor of Keynes-inspired math-centered economics.

Read More

Richard Cobden: Exemplar of Liberty, Property, and Peace

BiographiesProtectionism and Free TradeWorld History

Blog9 hours ago

Richard Cobden today is an underappreciated hero of peace and freedom in trade, and he fought the power of the state at every turn.

Read More

War for Hong Kong?

The United States has been trying to provoke China into a conflict for years. But Americans benefit far more from peace with China. We shouldn't fall for the state's latest hate campaign against foreigners.

Read More

Three Ways Lockdowns Paved the Way for These Riots

Big GovernmentThe Police State

Blog06/02/2020

COVID lockdowns (1) threw millions out of work, (2) increased police harassment of peaceful people, (3) cut people off from key institutions that reduce social conflict. This made a volatile situation far worse.

Read More

New York: The Corona Crisis Shows the Benefits of Localism Yet Again

Decentralization and Secession

Blog06/02/2020

COVID-19 is not really a "national" issue. It has affected different areas in very different ways.

Read More

Five Ways to Improve Social Media (and the Internet)

Legal SystemMedia and Culture

Blog06/02/2020

Social media platforms are indeed private firms and can publish or edit whatever they like—subject of course to the terms of service between the platform and users who generate content.

Read More

Why Abusive Cops So Often Keep Their Jobs

Labor and WagesThe Police State

Blog06/02/2020

When you hear a cop has been fired from his job for some heinous act, be sure to check back a few months later. He may have been rehired thanks to the fact that it's very easy for cops to appeal termination and win.

Read More

Michael Flynn, Lori Loughlin, and the Permanent Culture of Prosecutorial Abuse

Legal SystemMedia and Culture

Blog06/01/2020

It’s important to call the government and media on this unholy alliance, whether you view their targets as sympathetic or not. If we stay silent when they come for our enemies, they will ultimately come for us.

Read More
Shield icon power-market-v2