Mises Wire

In Spain’s Elections, the Left Wins, but the Economy Loses

Taxes and SpendingWorld History

Blog04/29/2019

The center-left in Spain survived last weeks elections. Whether the economy can survive the left's tax addiction remains to be seen.

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It's Not All Trump: Congress Is a Disaster Too

Blog10/27/2018

Congress has no small part in the endless cycle of debt, spending, and rising bureaucratic power.

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In Sweden, Europe’s Drift to the Right Continues

World History

Blog09/10/2018

In last weekend's election, Swedish voters appear to have handed more power to a populist party.

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Italy’s Central Bank Admits Wealth Redistribution Leads to Corruption

Global EconomyTaxes and Spending

Blog08/07/2018

“Corruption is a regular effect of interventionism,” Ludwig von Mises once wrote, and we see this principle at work today in the European Union.

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Is Libertarianism Utopian?

Political Theory

Blog07/07/2018

Although libertarian principles are radical, the path to fulfilling them may not be that radical at all. 

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Is China Reverting to a Mao-Style Dictatorship?

World History

Blog03/12/2018

While the Chinese state is moving more toward autocratic rule, the importance of fighting for economic freedom remains as important as ever. 

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Infrastructure Spending Won't Make America Great Again

Taxes and Spending

Blog02/06/2018
Infrastructure spending is probably a better idea than yet another war. Ultimately, though, it's just another government boondoggle.
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