Mises Wire

Chile's New President Threatens the Nation's Market-Driven Prosperity

World History

Blog01/06/2022

Gabriel Boric is no friend of free trade, low taxes, or markets in general. Yet these policies are what made Chile the most prosperous country in South America.

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Turkey's Economy Is in Big Trouble

World History

Blog01/05/2022

Turkey's President Erdoğan faces a series of crises as the lira collapses and the state's central bank steps in to clean up the mess.

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Why Did the World Choose a Gold Standard Instead of a Silver Standard?

World History

Blog01/05/2022

The adoption of gold as the preferred commodity money was never inevitable or based on some sort of natural law of money. Many coincidences and political schemes were key factors.

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Taking Back Our Liberty in 2022

U.S. History

Blog01/04/2022
The history of these past two years is that the worst ideas have been adopted by force and anyone questioning those ideas has been suppressed by force.
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Will Artificial Intelligence Create a Socialist Paradise?

World History

Blog01/04/2022

This is freedom: "That he is independent of the arbitrary power of his fellows … [freedom] arose in the process of social development and its final completion is the work of mature Capitalism.”

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Inflation or Recession? The Fed Faces a Choice.

Booms and BustsThe Fed

Blog01/03/2022

Contractionary monetary policy may be necessary to slow the rise of inflation, but the recessionary results of this remind us why the Fed's inflationary policy is so dangerous.

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Japan's Inflation Is Hidden behind Central Bank–Financed Subsidies

Money and Banks

Overall, at least 50 percent of the consumer price index in Japan appears to be government controlled, which is reflected in the significant growth of government spending on subsidies.

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The First Economics Lesson

Political Theory

Blog01/01/2022

Economics is haunted by more fallacies than any other study known to man. This is no accident. 

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