Mises Wire

The Federal "Crimes" of the College Admission Scandal Aren't Real Crimes

Legal SystemMedia and Culture

Blog01/13/2020

All of the “crimes” tied to this case are essentially fictional charges that are derived from some other action. These are "derivative crimes," based on invented violations such as "false statements" or "obstructing the mails."

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The Disaster of Zimbabwe's Price Controls

Global EconomyWorld History

Blog12/16/2019

Zimbabwe's government has embraced a potent mixture of monetary inflation and price controls. The result has been economic disaster.

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The Woke Media: Apologists for the State

Media and Culture

Blog12/09/2019

Woke journalists are not barriers to state-sponsored oppression, but rather its enablers.

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The Trojan Horse of Surprise Billing Legislation

Health

10/27/2019Audio/Video
Are out-of-network physicians deliberately trying to price-gouge patients in need of emergency care? Will “surprise billing legislation” solve the problems of narrow networks?
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The Bitcoin Standard

Gold StandardMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

10/01/2019Audio/Video
Saifedean Ammous explains why Austrian economics helps us understand Bitcoin, and how Bitcoin can help us understand Austrian economics.
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The Stupidity of the American Healthcare Consumer?

Health

08/05/2019Audio/Video
Dr. Keith Smith offers insights into the chasm that exists between the way healthcare policy makers conceive of medical practice and how ordinary patients actually seek the best possible healthcare value.
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The Rise of Woke Capitalism

Bureaucracy and RegulationThe Entrepreneur

Blog07/25/2019

It is highly unlikely that Woke Big Business on its own can turn the US into a totalitarian society. Historically speaking, business policies have followed the lead of governments, not the other way around. The state remains the real threat.

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Trump’s 7/10 Executive Order: A Turning Point for Nephrology?

Health

07/24/2019Audio/Video
Dr. Joel Topf shares his insights on the good and bad of Trump's executive order, and on the state and future of kidney disease in the United States.
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