Mises Wire

We Don't Believe You

PhilosophyPolitical Theory

Blog1 hour ago

Any political statement made today, by any politician or candidate, can be answered thus: "We don't believe you." 

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Why the "New World Order" Is Impossible to Implement without Creating Mass Chaos

Economic FreedomProgressivismThe Police State

Global elites have a "wonderful" plan for the rest of us, even if they don't intend to live within its strictures.

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We Need More Inequality, Not Less

Free MarketsProgressivism

Blog07/15/2022

Progressives claim that inequality is causing poverty and making people's lives worse. In reality, inequality leads to better economic outcomes overall and pulls more people out of poverty.

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Will Argentina's Next President Be a Rothbardian?

AntipoliticsDemocracyProtectionism and Free Trade

Blog07/04/2022

Since the 1940s, failed statist schemes have dragged Argentina into poverty. Javier Milei, who is gaining popularity there, hopes to change his nation's sad history.

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War Spending Gives MMTers and the Left a Strong Talking Point

Economic PolicyWar and Foreign Policy

Blog06/30/2022

When conservatives applaud unlimited war spending, they not only harm our economy and body politic, but they give the Left a powerful talking point.

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Who Really Makes US Foreign Policy? Who Benefits and Who Loses?

War and Foreign Policy

Blog06/29/2022

US foreign policy is a morass of lobbying, payouts, decisions, and power plays that violates the standards this country claims to promote.

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What Will It Take to End Rampant Home-Price Inflation?

U.S. History

Blog06/28/2022

Real deflation—both monetary inflation and price inflation—is necessary, and that can only be accomplished if the Fed can resist the temptation to keep doing what it's been doing since 2008.

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Who Owns Federal Reserve Losses and How Will They Impact Monetary Policy?

Money and Banking

The Fed is losing a lot of money. The Fed's  stated plan is to monetize these losses and still report a positive capital and surplus position through the use of “creative accounting.”

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