Mises Wire

Bernie Sanders and Robert Reich Don't Just Want to Tax the Rich, They Want to Abolish Billionaires

Big GovernmentSocialismTaxes and Spending

Blog12/20/2019

The American Left used to argue that we needed higher taxes on the rich so they would "pay their fair share." Nowadays, they are arguing that billionaires shouldn't exist at all.

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Bad Capitalism and Good Socialism

12/17/2019Power & Market

The real question is whether each is based in liberty or coercion.

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Bank Crisis!

The FedFree MarketsInterventionismMoney and Banking

12/12/2019Mises Daily Articles
Why does this domino process affect only banks, and not real estate, publishing, oil, or any other industry that may get into trouble?
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Budget Deficits, not "Neoliberalism," Are To Blame for Argentina’s Crisis

Blog11/14/2019

Socialists contend that Argentina's economic woes were caused by too much "neoliberalism." Yet not even Argentina's alleged neoliberal president Macri did anything to implement any significant reforms in the direction of free markets.

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Bretigne Shaffer on California's Mandatory Vaccinations

Big GovernmentHealth

11/09/2019Audio/Video
Bob Murphy and longtime libertarian journalist Bretigne Shaffer discuss the vaccinations now enforced for school children in California, and the parents who are protesting the policy.
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Bitcoin and the Denationalization of Money

Money and Banks

Blog10/28/2019

In his new book The Bitcoin Standard, Saifedean Ammous displays a fine understanding of money, and also a good grasp of how currencies like Bitcoin could revolutionize the government-dominated banking sector.

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Bernie Sanders is a Bad Economist: Housing Market Edition

Blog10/16/2019

Bernie Sanders's proposed "House Fixing tax" would not only hurt flippers and their homebuying customers but also some landlords and tenants as well.

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