Mises Wire

Central Planners Don't Know What's Best for You

Socialism

Blog01/21/2022

Flawed as we are and with limited knowledge about the world and ourselves, we might not know what is objectively “best for us long term.” Government planners know even less.

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Unmask America

Big GovernmentHealthPolitical Theory

Blog01/20/2022

It is time to get back to normal life, and that starts with visible human faces.

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Stop Trying to Turn Economics into a Branch of Psychology

Education

Blog01/20/2022

It seems the primary work of behavior economics is to "prove" that people are "irrational." Their solution to this irrationalism? More government power and planning.

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The Municipal Convention Center Racket Is Alive and Well

Taxes and Spending

Blog01/19/2022

In Las Vegas, the city's convention center authority has found new ways to blow money on shiny objects like Elon Musk's death-trap tunnels and NFL events.

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Germany's New Green Stimulus Plan Won't Save Their Economy

Taxes and Spending

Blog01/19/2022

Germany's government is pushing a new plan for massive spending on a "Climate Fund." This is justified with the usual Keynesian myths about the benefits of government spending.

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Why They Want to Keep the "Health Emergency" Going Forever

U.S. History

Blog01/18/2022

When the Democratic Colorado governor slightly scaled back covid mandates, he met furious opposition from the Left. Expect these people to push mandates forever. 

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Why Moderates Attack Radicals

U.S. History

Who do the moderates fear most? Not the state and its countless atrocities and injustices. No, they mostly fear the radicals.

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Who Needs Personal Responsibility When We Can Just Trust Our Overlords?

Socialism

Blog01/18/2022

Across so many fields, from money to nutrition, I’ve found that the corollary to the government-heavy approach is a desire not to make choices for oneself.

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