Mises Wire

San Francisco's Wealthy Leftists Are Making Homelessness Worse

Bureaucracy and Regulation

Blog12/01/2018

San Francisco's public defecation problem is a symptom of its homelessness problem — a problem made far worse by government housing regulations.

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Small Is Better: A Review of Human Scale Revisited

Decentralization and Secession

11/27/2018The Austrian
Is smaller better? Sometimes. But we also know that the power of the state is often used to grow institutions beyond what would be their natural size in a freer world.
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Sheriff Tries to Clean Up Government

11/15/2018Power & Market

The sheriff from tiny Marshall County, Alabama ordered 22,000 rolls of toilet paper and 450 cases or trash bags, nearly bankrupting the county! 

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Sorry, Stiglitz: It’s Socialism That’s Rigged — not Capitalism

Capital and Interest TheoryOther Schools of Thought

Blog11/14/2018

Ever since winning the Nobel Memorial Prize in “Economic Science” in 2001, Joseph Stiglitz has been a one-man advocacy band for growth of the state.

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Statistical Analysis Isn't Enough to Understand Human Action

Philosophy and Methodology

Blog10/24/2018

Gazing at the data cannot assist an analyst in establishing causes in the world of economics.

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Schemes for Currency Manipulation Spread Worldwide

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog10/24/2018

Now untethered from everything except the will of central bankers, international exchange rates  are especially prone to manipulation worldwide.

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Socialized Medicine Won't Solve America's Obesity Problem

Blog10/22/2018

The American lifestyle — not the American healthcare system — is likely the biggest factor in lagging American life expectancy.

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Stop Hating on High-Deductible Health Plans

Bureaucracy and RegulationHealth

Blog10/12/2018

High-deductible or "catastrophic" health plans offer real protection from health disasters. But most government-approved forms of health "insurance" are really just welfare programs in disguise.

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