Mises Wire

Statistics: Achilles' Heel of Government

Free MarketsInterventionism

03/22/2019Mises Daily Articles
Without government stats, the state would be crippled in justifying its interventionism. If the government received no railroad statistics, for example, how in the world could it even start to regulate railroad rates, finances, and other affairs?
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Small Businesses Are Key In Improving the Lives of Workers

Labor and WagesPoverty

Blog03/13/2019

Small businesses are essential in providing employment for workers who might otherwise be locked out of the mainstream economy. Small firms also drive large firms to compete for workers, thus driving up wages.

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Socialism

Free MarketsMedia and CultureHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsOther Schools of Thought

03/13/2019Audio/Video
Dr. Shawn Ritenour joins the Human Action Podcast to discuss Mises's monumental work on Socialism.
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Student Loan Debt for Seniors? It’s Becoming More Common

Blog02/27/2019

Americans 60 and older have an aggregate $86 billion in student loan debt, rising 161% since 2010.

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Socialism, Capital, and Venezuela's Oil

Blog02/22/2019

The US government clearly wants to invade Venezuela. But oil is likely not a significant reason, in part because Venezuela's oil is hardly the gold mine some think it is.

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Social Justice Warriors: It's Not Just About Economics

02/18/2019Power & Market

Many progressives argue rights to property are arbitrary constructs of an elite and conservative legal system; that there is nothing “natural” or legitimate about them; and that, therefore, they have no special moral status.

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Surging Wealth Inequality Is Poverty's Greatest Enemy

The EntrepreneurLabor and WagesPoverty

Blog02/06/2019

The rich get rich by virtue of making what's dear rather cheap, thus helping the poor the most.

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