Mises Wire

Abenomics: Fool Me Once

Blog11/30/2018

There's only one way to fund a new public-works project or "stimulus" scheme: through money stolen from the taxpayers.

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A White House Press Pass Has Nothing to do with the First Amendment

Media and Culture

Blog11/16/2018

CNN apparently imagines a First Amendment that grants special privileges only to wealthy and powerful media personalities working in Washington, DC.

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A Trump-Pelosi Budget Deal is a Recipe for the Worst Kind of Tax Increase

The most disturbing outcome of the recent mid-term election isn’t that Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will be a Member of Congress ...

11/13/2018Power & Market
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Austrians vs. Market Monetarists on the Housing Bubble

Booms and BustsBusiness CyclesOther Schools of Thought

Blog10/05/2018

The Austrian story fits the facts of the housing boom—and bust—much better than the preferred narrative of Market Monetarists.

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American Life Expectancy vs. European: It's Not About "Socialized Medicine"

Health

Blog09/25/2018

Those who think "more socialized medicine" is the key ingredient in higher life expectancy in the US miss some very important facts about American life. 

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Ann Coulter Comes Out in Favor of Anti-Discrimination Laws

Blog08/25/2018

Demanding that Facebook publish everyone's views isn't really all that different from demanding that business owners serve anyone who walks in the door.

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Around the World, We See the The Link Between Economic Liberty and National Prosperity

Free MarketsGlobal Economy

Blog08/17/2018

No matter if its Asia, Europe, Africa, or the Americas, the link between economic liberty and economic growth is undeniable. 

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American Immigration Policy 160 Years Ago

Decentralization and SecessionU.S. History

Blog08/02/2018

Regulation of immigrants was almost exclusively the domain of state governments during the first 100 years of the United States. Many doubted if federal involvement was Constitutional.

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