Mises Wire

Who is Frédéric Bastiat?

Legal SystemHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

07/03/2018Audio/Video
The life and work of the 19th century economist and statesman, Claude-Frédéric Bastiat (1801–1850), are highlighted by Guido Hülsmann.
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What Free Trade Really Means

Global EconomyProtectionism and Free TradeU.S. History

Blog04/23/2018

America must reject the false dilemma of managed trade versus regulated trade — and choose free trade.

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What Free-Banking Advocates Get Wrong

Legal SystemMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog02/26/2018
Free-banking systems may make bank runs less frequent, but do they prevent credit expansion, artificial booms, and economic recessions?
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We Need Bastiat's The Law More than Ever

World HistoryPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog02/24/2018
The solution to the problem of human relationships is freedom, and it thrives most when the role of government is limited.
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Wedding Cakes Have Nothing to Do With Free Speech

Bureaucracy and RegulationU.S. History

Blog12/06/2017
It’s his business. It’s his private property. He has just as much right to discriminate here as he does with his home.
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Why Some People Are Poorer than Others

Blog07/26/2017
The only permanent way to cure poverty is to increase their earning power and productivity.
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Will the Work Day Shrink to Four Hours?

Labor and WagesValue and Exchange

Blog06/26/2017
How many hours a job requires depends on the nature of the work. In other words, work is highly heterogeneous.
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What Individualism Is, and What It Is Not

Calculation and KnowledgePhilosophy and Methodology

Blog05/08/2017
What individualism teaches us is that society is greater than the individual only in so far as it is free.
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