Mises Wire

Since Covid Lockdowns, New York Lost More of Its Population than Any Other State

U.S. History


The migration data from 2020 to 2022 backs up the idea that a great many people are moving from restrictionist covid states to states where the public health technocrats have less power.

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Secession: Why the Regime Tolerates Self-Determination for Foreigners but Not for Americans

U.S. History


Self-determination means the ability to make laws for one's own community free from intervention by Washington, DC. Most of the world can do this. Why can't Americans?

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Student Debt: It Is and Has Been a Personal Choice



Progressives demanding that the government forgive student debt forget that student loans were made voluntarily by students that promised to pay back what they owe.

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Spending More Government Money on Healthcare Does Not Improve Health Outcomes

Bureaucracy and RegulationProgressivism


Progressives seem to believe that we improve healthcare outcomes by spending more. This is a recipe for failure.

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Sports Betting and Spontaneous Order

Free MarketsHayek


One place a price system manifests itself is the sports betting markets. The results are surprisingly accurate.

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Secession: Coming to a State Near You?

Big GovernmentSecession


Ryan McMaken has made a serious case for secession as a means to counter totalitarianism. David Gordon explains why this is the case.

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Student Loan Debt: The Financial Time Bomb Politicians Want to Ignore

Corporate WelfareTaxes and SpendingU.S. Economy


President Biden's nonsolution of partial "debt forgiveness" is in limbo, but the slow financial destruction that massive student loan debt is unleashing continues.

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Slavery Did Not Promote Capitalism: The New Economic History of Capitalism Is Simply Wrong

CapitalismFree MarketsU.S. History


Academic historians of the "acclaimed" new history of capitalism have a major weakness: their claims do not match the historical record.

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