Mises Wire

This NYTimes Writer Thinks Too Much "Small Government" Caused the Covid Crisis

U.S. History

Blog03/26/2021

After the economic disaster created by the lockdowns, media chattering heads still have the gall to claim that too little government and spending caused the crisis.

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The Opportunity of a Lifetime

Are you smart, have a hunger to succeed, have a finance education, have a desire to work in finance, employ common sense, have high EQ, are an abstract thinker, believe in American exceptionalism, and willing to work long hours? You might be the one.

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The Border Crisis Is the Latest Example of Government "Efficiency"

Bureaucracy and RegulationTaxes and Spending

Blog03/24/2021

Government revenues are outpacing population growth, yet government agencies can’t seem to carry out even the most basic functions. The solution? More tax revenue and bigger budgets! 

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The Western Lands and Foreign Policy in the Early Republic

U.S. History

Blog03/23/2021

As one settler put it, "All mankind … have an undoubted right to pass into every vacant country, and to form their constitution, and … Congress is not empowered to forbid them." Unfortunately, Congress had good reasons not to acknowledge this.

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The Everything Bubble: How A Debt-Driven Economy Creates More Frequent Crises

Booms and Busts

Blog03/22/2021

For decades, demand-side policies showed diminishing but not lethal results, but now the world has repeated the same policies so many times that there is simply exhaustion.

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They Said Things Would Be Much Worse in States without Lockdowns. They Were Wrong.

Blog03/18/2021

When Georgia and Florida scaled back covid restrictions, the experts predicted far more death in the "open states" than in the locked down states like New York and California. The numbers tell a different story. 

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The Never-Ending Battle between Leviathan and Liberty

World History

Blog03/18/2021

Few political follies are more hazardous than presuming that one’s liberties are forever safe. If liberty is God’s gift to humanity, then why were most people who ever lived on Earth denied this divine bequest?

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The Destructive Power of Keynesian Spending Plans

Taxes and Spending

Blog03/17/2021

The more the government spends, the worse it is for the health of the economy and thus for economic growth. Experts who advocate for very strong government stimulus never bother to ask how those measures are going to be supported by the larger economy.

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