Mises Wire

Are Harsh Sentencing Laws Driving Up Homicide Rates?

Legal SystemThe Police StatePolitical Theory

02/02/2016Mises Wire
The United States is notable for incarcerating a very large portion of its population compared to other countries. Surprisingly, this may increase homicide rates and lead to enclaves of ex-cons which would help explain why so many homicide victims have criminal records.
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Austrian Economics Is More than Free-Market Economics

Calculation and KnowledgeHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsOther Schools of Thought

01/12/2016Mises Wire
Many people mistakenly think of Austrian economics as nothing more than a radical defense of free markets, though it's really a framework for studying human action and its social implications.
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After the Greek Crisis, Euro Elites Dream of a Unified Euro State

Global EconomyMoney and BanksWorld History

09/11/2015Mises Wire
With the Greek crisis fading in the minds of Europeans, the calls for Europe-wide political unity are fading. But the Euro elites will still strive for a world where both rich and poor member states can be coerced by a central European state.
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