Mises Wire

No, It's Not the Putin Price Hike, No Matter What Joe Biden Claims

The FedInflationPrice Controls


Last year, Joe Biden and his administration claimed that inflation was "transitory." This year, Vladimir Putin gets the blame. Next year, Biden will blame American businesses. And the beat goes on.

Read More

New Covid Study Shows Lockdown-Heavy States Had Some of the Worst Health Results

U.S. History


Among the states that performed the best during the pandemic were lockdown-light states like Utah and Florida. Among the states with the worst outcomes were lockdown-heavy California, New Mexico, New Jersey, and New York. 

Read More

No, Hitler Was Not a Closet Capitalist

SocialismWorld History


Despite the Left's denials that Hitler was a socialist, a careful reading of his writings and speeches tells a different story. His sympathies lay with the workers, not the bourgeoisie.

Read More

NATO: Our International Welfare Queens

War and Foreign Policy


The states of Europe have more than enough wealth and military potential to deal with a second-rate power like Russia. The American taxpayers, on the other hand, deserve a break from Europe's grifting. 

Read More

No, More Bureaucracy Would NOT Have Saved Trump's Paycheck Protection Program

Bureaucracy and Regulation


The standard bureaucratic line after a program's failure is that the government agents didn't have enough authority or resources to handle the job. Neither explains the failure of Trump's Paycheck Protection Program.

Read More

No, Inflation Is Not "Transitory," and It Is Worse than the Government Admits

Central BanksInflationMonetary Theory


Current rates of inflation are worse than what the government claims. Not surprisingly, the government gains when people are fooled.

Read More

No, the US Supreme Court Is Not a Meritocracy

Big GovernmentLaw


Pundits demand that US Supreme Court nominees be the "best and brightest" jurists. However, SCOTUS appointments have been and always will be purely political.

Read More

New York State Has Imposed New Covid Rituals. This Time There's Some Resistance.

Bureaucracy and Regulation


With new mask and vaccine mandates, New York's Governor Kathy Hochul has reaffirmed the state’s status as the nation’s most zealous practitioner of covid cultism.

Read More