Mises Wire

Billionaire Plutocrat Jamie Dimon Wants to Ditch the Debt Ceiling

Money and Banks

Blog10/13/2021

Deficit spending—which begets inflationary monetary policy—has been a boon for the financial sector and its billionaires. Naturally, bank CEOs would love to get rid of the debt ceiling. 

Read More

The UK's National "Crisis": Age-Adjusted Mortality Is at 2008 Levels

World History

Blog10/13/2021

Age-adjusted mortality in the UK rose in 2020 to the same level last experienced in 2008. Yet the government declared no national health crisis in those years. 

Read More

Don’t Expect Foreign Policy Experts to be Held Accountable for Afghanistan

War and Foreign Policy

Blog10/13/2021

Until there’s a new foreign policy class informed by an outlook of restraint, no kind of punishment or demotion of those who prosecuted the bungled wars of the past few decades should be expected.

Read More

What the New Nobel Winners Get Wrong about Economics

Philosophy and MethodologyPraxeology

Blog10/12/2021

The new Nobel winners apparently think we can discover economic laws by crunching numbers. That's not how it works.

Read More

Polygamy Is a Problem for Economic Development

Blog10/12/2021

Research reveals that in sub-Saharan Africa children in polygamous families are 24.4 times more likely to die when compared with children in monogamous families. 

Read More

We're Living in a Chaos Economy. Here's How to End It.

Blog10/12/2021

The chaos economy we're witnessing is not the fault of the market economy. Rather prices in some areas of the economy need to rise so high and so fast to harmonize supply and demand that entrepreneurs can hardly keep pace.

Read More

The CIA Has Stultified American Consciences

War and Foreign Policy

Blog10/11/2021

Anyone with a conscience can easily see that assassinating Julian Assange would be just plain murder. Yet, the reaction to all this from the mainstream press has been one great big collective yawn.

Read More

The US’s Fantastical Foreign Policy: Sowing the Seeds of Failure

War and Foreign Policy

Blog10/11/2021

After 9/11, the security establishment was giddy about embarking on a global democratic crusade against any nation that did not submit to the US’s liberal hegemonic order.

Read More
Shield icon audience