Mises Wire

Seeing the Student Loan Crisis as a Form of Boom and Bust

Booms and BustsBusiness Cycles

Blog09/24/2022

Conservatives have missed the point that it is not students particularly that are at fault for the student loan crises, but the entire bureaucratic economic-political system.

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The Right of Self-Determination

Big GovernmentWorld History

Blog09/24/2022

The right of self-determination is the right of the inhabitants of every territory to decide on the state to which they wish to belong.

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Are "Progressive" Prosecutors Real Reformers or Leftists Acting in Bad Faith?

AntipoliticsLegal SystemThe Police State

Blog09/23/2022

The surge of "progressive" prosecutors, many funded by George Soros, has been followed by increases in violent crime.

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Misunderstanding Murray (Again)

Free MarketsHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPolitical TheorySubjectivism

Blog09/23/2022

Professor Melinda Cooper of Australia believes she has "discovered" Murray Rothbard, but the Rothbard she claims to have found is nonexistent. David Gordon explains why.

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Review: How to Think about the Economy

HayekAustrian Economics Overview

Blog09/23/2022

Per Bylund has written a book on economics that is understandable to the layperson as well as presents economics the way it should be done: a science grounded in understanding human action.

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The Fed Is Finally Seeing the Magnitude of the Mess It Created

Money and Banks

Blog09/22/2022

The Fed's entire "strategy" can be summed up as "hike 'til it breaks, cut 'til it inflates." That's the best all those PhDs at the Fed have managed to come up with. 

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Despite Their Hubris, Monetary Authorities Do Not Have Total Control

The FedInflationMonetary Policy

Blog09/22/2022

While officials in the White House, Treasury, and the Fed give the appearance of being in control, but in truth, they cannot undo the damage they have done.

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Do People Accept Money Because Government Endorses It?

Central BanksInflationMonetary Policy

Blog09/22/2022

Why does money have value? Typical economists claim that money is valuable because the government declares it so. But that is impossible, given the true origins of money, which are best explained by Austrian economists.

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