Mises Wire

Tax Burdens, Per Capita Income, and Simpson’s Paradox

Taxes and Spending

Is there a correlation between wealth and a higher tax burden? After, people like to say that more taxes mean more public services.

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Capitalism vs. Socialism

Anti-PoliticsSocialismStrategy

02/21/2020Audio/Video
Is Bernie right to say America has become a socialist country? Jeff Deist joins guest host Judge Andrew P. Napolitano on Kennedy to discuss the "Capitalism vs. Socialism" debate within the Democrat Party.
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It's Easy to Believe AOC Has an Economics Degree

02/21/2020Power & Market

Many people seem to be under the wrong impression that getting an economics degree nowadays leads one to have reverence for private markets and entrepreneurs. That's not what economics departments teach.

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Pennsylvania's Anarchist Experiment: 1681–1690

Free MarketsThe Police StateU.S. HistoryPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

02/21/2020Mises Daily Articles
"The reality must be faced that the new…colony of Pennsylvania lived for the greater part of four years in a de facto condition of individual anarchism, and seemed none the worse for the experience."
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Individual Responsibility and Guilt

Philosophy and Methodology

Blog02/21/2020

Susan Neiman contends Southerners need to acknowledge guilt for slavery, segregation, and lynching, and "work off" the past. But collective responsibility is a chimera, and a dangerous one at that.

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Why Rothbard Wanted "Radical Decentralization"

Decentralization and SecessionHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

Blog02/21/2020

Secession and decentralization are good for two reasons: they move us toward a society with more individual freedom. And smaller, more decentralized societies are more economically free.

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Blago Is Free

Anti-Politics

Blago's real crime wasn't trying to sell a senate seat, if he did in fact try to do that. Rather his crime was that he refused to appoint the man Obama had picked as his successor in the Senate.

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