Mises Wire

Trump's "Gut Feeling"

Trump’s gut has it right. The stock market is in trouble and he knows he needs to blame someone — Fed Chair Jerome Powell — early and often.

01/12/2019Power & Market
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Why Epistemology Is Important (in Economics and Everything Else)

Blog01/03/2019

How is it that we adopt the latest fad, without any pause as to why we now unwaveringly refute what we once claimed true?

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Ignoring the Bureaucracy Isn't the Same as Dismantling It

Bureaucracy and Regulation

Blog12/15/2018

The Trump administration has done little to undercut the federal government's huge bureaucracy.

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Did Baby Boomers Ruin America?

U.S. EconomyU.S. History

Blog12/13/2018

In his book A Generation of Sociopaths, Bruce Gibney blames Baby Boomers for pretty much everything that's gone wrong in America. But there are other factors, such as democracy, that are perhaps more to blame.

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A Government-Imposed Minimum Wage for Pro Hockey Players?

Bureaucracy and RegulationLabor and Wages

Blog12/05/2018

Minor-league hockey players know what they're getting into when they sign their contracts. But now they want the government to overturn their contracts and force a pay raise.

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The Economist Promoting Austrian Economics in Venezuela

EducationSocialismAustrian Economics Overview

Blog11/20/2018

Dr. Daniel Lahoud has single-handedly introduced hundreds of Venezuelan students to the ideas of Mises and Hayek. 

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There's No #metoo When Economies Collapse — You Do What You Have to Do

Booms and BustsWorld History

Blog11/16/2018

Economic disasters often lead to a rise in the number of people willing to work in the sex trades — which are staffed mainly by desperate people.

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Is the Fed's Leading Dove Aiming to Replace Jay Powell?

Neel Kashkari is urging the Fed’s home office to lighten up on the interest rate hikes already.  The President must be pleased.

10/26/2018Power & Market
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