Mises Wire

Socialist Robert Heilbroner's Confession in 1990: "Mises Was Right."

Blog4 hours ago

The 1920 article by Mises is as unknown today by graduate students in economics as it was in 1990, 1950, or 1930. But at least one man in the socialist camp admitted to the New York literati that Mises was right. 

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Why Government Stimulus Sometimes Looks like It Revives the Economy

Booms and BustsInflationOther Schools of Thought

Blog7 hours ago

Even when an economic bust appears, there may still be enough real savings in the economy to quickly put the economy back on track. This is what brings economic recovery, not artificial "stimulus."

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Double Your Gift Today!

Blog8 hours ago

Dr. Gary Schlarbaum, one of our generous supporters, has again offered to match all donations received through December 7. Help the Mises Institute be better in 2021!

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Modern Monetary Collectivism

InflationMoney and BanksOther Schools of Thought

Blog12/01/2020

No, “societal” value is not what you want or think is good, and “we” are not a homogenous entity of observable, aggregated preferences.

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In October, Money Supply Growth Remained Near All-Time Highs

Money Supply

Blog11/30/2020

During October 2020, year-over-year (YOY) growth in the money supply was at 37.08 percent. That's down slightly from September's rate of 37.54 percent, and up from October 2019's rate of 4.8 percent.

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When Governments Confiscate Wealth to Fund Government Programs

Blog11/30/2020

When governments subsidize projects, citizens pay twice—once as taxpayers who indirectly pay the subsidy, and then again as consumers in higher prices for the goods they buy and in reduced consumption.

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How Socialist Dogma Replaces Real Science with "Settled Science"

Media and Culture

Blog11/30/2020

Socialist regimes under the Soviets and the National Socialists silenced scientific theories that appeared to contradict the regime's ideological dogmas. The modern politicization of science is going down that road.

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Why Central Bank Digital Currencies Are a Bad Idea

Blog11/30/2020

The reasons why digital currencies are a bad idea are the same reasons why central banks are sure to implement them.

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