Mises Wire

Can Government Regulate Artificial Super Intelligence?

Big GovernmentBureaucracy and RegulationLawMedia and Culture


The Biden administration claims it wants to get out in front of the development of artificial intelligence. However, the likely scenario is that AI will leave government regulators in its wake.

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Can Econometric Models Provide a Laboratory Setting for Economic Analysis?

KeynesEntrepreneurshipPhilosophy and Methodology


Econometric models are constructed with the idea that they can be substituted for authentic human action. Not surprisingly, they fail badly.

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Cryptocurrency: Integrity Destroyer or Policy Scapegoat?

BitcoinEconomic PolicyMoney and Banks


Is cryptocurrency a scam or is it a legitimate alternative to state-corrupted money? Political elites want to eliminate it altogether, but that alone should tell us we need to better understand this alternative money source.

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Contra CATO: COVID-19 Vaccinations Are Not a Free Market Victory

Big GovernmentCronyism and CorporatismMedia and CulturePolitics


A Cato Institute associate has declared the development of the covid-19 vaccines to be a free-market “triumph.” The only thing that has triumphed in this sorry episode has been the rapid growth of coercive government power.

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Coauthor of War College Journal Article Tries to Backtrack on Call for "Partial Conscription"

Big GovernmentBureaucracy and RegulationPoliticsWar and Foreign Policy


After an earlier article by Zachary Yost on a call by military “experts” to reinstate the military draft, the authors of the original paper are trying to back off on their original recommendation. But there is no doubt as to what they want the government to do.

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China’s Inefficient and Unsustainable Central Planning

Economic PolicyGlobal EconomySocialismWorld History


China's so-called economic miracle is running into the ground as the reality of central planning becomes increasingly obvious and an economic reckoning looms.

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Canadian Digital Protectionism Gravely Threatens Free Speech

Bureaucracy and RegulationMedia and CultureProgressivismThe Police State


Under the guise of "modernizing" communications, the Canadian government is vastly expanding its power to regulate social media and threaten free speech.

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Cut through the Media Noise, and Remember the Economic Priorities

Economic PolicyThe EntrepreneurThe FedMoney and BanksU.S. Economy


Modern prosperity is astonishing, but it can quickly disappear if our monetary unit fails. We need to keep up the fight for sound money.

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