Mises Wire

How Government Bureaucrats and the New York Times Are Misleading the Public About Climate Change

Big GovernmentThe EnvironmentTaxes and Spending

Blog12/10/2018

The media is using the recent National Climate Assessment to warn about the "cost of inaction" on climate change. Here's what they miss.

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How the Rivalry Between Church and State Made Europe More Wealthy and Free

Blog12/07/2018

Latin Christendom was a single civilization that was at the same time radically decentralized. It was therefore more wealthy and free than other civilizations found in Russia, China, and within Islam.

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How Private Banks Create Bubbles — with the Help of Central Banks

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog11/30/2018

Recessions emerge when the central bank reverses its loose monetary stance. But the seeds of recession were sown earlier by private lending practices that grew out of central-bank money creation.

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How Social Media Is Becoming an Arm of the State

Blog11/23/2018

Silicon Valley is allured by the prospect of state privilege and has worked to cultivate it like every other crony entity in the U.S.

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How a Fragile Euro May Not Survive the Next Crisis

Blog11/23/2018

In the event of a global slowdown or recession, Europe would be in a particularly dangerous situation.

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How the Nazis Converted German Agriculture to Socialism

Blog11/19/2018

In line with Nazi economic totalitarianism overall, the National Socialists took total control of German agricultural while leaving in place an ersatz form of private ownership.

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Hayek's Case for Decentralized Communities

Decentralization and SecessionPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog11/18/2018

Hayek’s theory of knowledge cautions against grand designs based on the alleged expertise of a select class of people. 

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How to Solve the Social Media De-Platforming Problem

Bureaucracy and Regulation

Blog11/15/2018

Big social media companies enjoy government protections while leveraging their privileges to push political agendas.

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