Mises Wire

A Gas Tax Hike Is the Wrong Way to Fund Highways

Taxes and Spending

Blog02/26/2018
Using the federal gas tax to fund infrastructure is at best a very blunt instrument, and at worst an invitation to wasteful spending.
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A Worrisome Assessment of Economic Freedom in India

Blog02/03/2018
Indians are enormously successful when they emigrate to the United States. Yet Indians in India remain comparatively poor. Why the difference?
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Algorithms Are Fine — Until Governments Use Them Against Us

Philosophy and Methodology

Blog02/03/2018
We're now seeing the rise of new AI tech that will be used to justify more government intervention in our lives.
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A Regulated Economy Leads to a Socialist Economy

Big GovernmentInterventionism

Blog01/17/2018
When government interferes with the market, the same story happens again and again.
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A New Collection on Austrian Economics

Calculation and KnowledgeCapital and Interest TheoryOther Schools of ThoughtProduction Theory

Blog01/01/2018
This collection provides an overview of several promising developments relating to core problems in Austrian economics.
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Automobiles Freed Us from the Tyranny of Horses

U.S. EconomyU.S. History

Blog12/22/2017
Even when it wasn't in use, a horse owner was always tethered to his horse, either literally or figuratively.
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After Vegas Shooting, It's Time to Take Private Security Seriously

Big GovernmentDecentralization and SecessionStrategy

Blog10/03/2017

The state goes to great pains to protect its own personnel from violence and harm. The public, on the other hand, seems far less concerned.

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Abolish the ATF

Decentralization and SecessionLegal System

Blog07/10/2017
Unfortunately, the Trump administration recently sent the ATF in to "assist" Chicago police with local gun laws. Trump should be trying to abolish the ATF instead.
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