Mises Wire

The Praxeological Origins of the Price System

CoordinationFree MarketsMonetary Policy

Blog09/02/2022

Commodity money isn't a government creation, as so many believe. It has a definite praxeological foundation.

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A Textbook Case

DemocracyFree Markets

Blog09/02/2022

Is democracy a superior substitute for free markets? Jedediah Purdy believes so. David Gordon sets him straight.

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Inflation in the USA: Where Do We Stand Today?

The FedInflation

Blog09/02/2022

Biden has declared that the USA has "zero inflation" at present. Austrian economists say, "Not so fast."

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Blame the Fed for Both the Inflationary Boom and the Inevitable Bust

Money and Banks

Blog09/01/2022

Powell isn't a villain for pulling his foot off the money-creation accelerator a little. No, Powell's villainy stems from his role in helping create the boom in the first place.

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Why Donald Trump Will Soon Be Indicted

AntipoliticsBureaucracy and RegulationLawThe Police State

While the FBI and the Department of Justice have been overreaching, Donald Trump has not helped his own cause.

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New York City Subways: The Woes of Socialist Enterprises

Big GovernmentBureaucracy and RegulationSocialism

Blog09/01/2022

New York City’s subways have become a nightmare, with rampant crime, delays, derailments, and poorly capitalized. This is a gift from "backdoor socialism."

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America's Secret Government by Proxy

Big GovernmentBureaucracy and RegulationStrategy

Blog09/01/2022

While we often concentrate on government agents' antiliberty actions, it is easy to overlook the shadow government of private business firms and NGOs that do the government's bidding.

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