Mises Wire

To UBI or Not to UBI, That Is the Question

HayekStrategy

Blog11/25/2022

Is there a case to be made for universal basic income? David Gordon examines the pro-UBI arguments by philosopher Matt Zwolinski.

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It's Not Discrimination, Even When the Government Claims Otherwise

Free MarketsProgressivism

Blog11/25/2022

Governments are demanding there be "proportional" representation of women in professions that women historically have avoided. Those efforts will be unsuccessful.

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A (True) Thanksgiving Tale of Socialism in America and Israel

Free MarketsSocialismU.S. HistoryWorld History

Blog11/24/2022

The Pilgrims tried socialism at Plymouth. After two years, they returned to private enterprise. Likewise, Israel was founded as a socialist state but has back turned toward free markets.

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How the Middle-Class Dining Room Revolutionized Domestic Life

World History

Blog11/24/2022

For families and friends gathering for Thanksgiving this year, many will assemble in a room called the "dining room." This is a modern luxury made possible by the bourgeois merchants of old.

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The Near Collapse of the UK Pension Sector Exposes Failures by Financial Regulators

Financial MarketsGlobal Economy

Blog11/24/2022

The woes of Britain's financial sector have been exacerbated by UK financial regulators' failures.

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The Federal Reserve's (Permanent) Knowledge Problem

The FedHayek

Blog11/23/2022

Federal Reserve officials, for all of their alleged wisdom and education, have a knowledge problem. Hayek and other Austrians could have told them their grandiose plans will fail.

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Eliminating Economic Crises

The FedMonetary PolicyBusiness CyclesGold Standard

Blog11/23/2022

Ending the string of economic crises that have occurred the past two decades will happen only when economies can depend upon sound money.

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