Mises Wire

What the Fake History of Guns Can Teach Us

Blog12/07/2018

The academic trends in recent decades demonstrate just how far academia has fallen (or, alternatively, how bad it has always been) when it comes to fashionable political agendas.

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We Need Unilateral Free Trade with Post-Brexit Britain

12/06/2018Power & Market

As the EU tries to exploit the UK in Brexit negotiations, the US should adopt total unilateral free trade with the UK.

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Why Tariffs Won't Create Jobs or Help the Auto Industry

Blog12/06/2018

In a world with complex global supply chains, nearly every manufacturer must import parts and supplies to produce goods and services. The auto industry is no different.

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Who Conserves Our Resources?

Bureaucracy and RegulationThe Environment

Conservation will take place where individuals are allowed to seek solutions. Necessity is the mother not only of invention but of conservation as well.

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Why Popular Tourist Spots Will Be Increasingly Privatized — And Access Will be Limited

Media and CultureWorld History

Blog12/03/2018

If the world's most popular historical sites are to be preserved from overuse by tourists, ownership of these places will need to be more forcefully established, and access more carefully controlled.

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What's Next for Brazil's "New Right"?

Blog12/03/2018

Brazil's new president has made many statements favorable to many pro-market reforms. But will he focus on economic reforms or the social conservatism favored by many of his supporters?

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When the Feds Like Secession: The Case of West Virginia

Blog11/28/2018

West Virginia's secession from Virginia helped Lincoln's government in Washington. So, in that case, secession was apparently A-OK.

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Why do Leftists Settle for a $15 per Hour Minimum Wage?

Blog11/26/2018

Bernie Sanders is so stingy when he advocates for a mere $15-per-hour minimum wage. Why not make the minimum wage equivalent to what Sanders gets per hour as a US Senator?

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