Mises Wire

Austrian Economics and Scientific Realism

Philosophy and Methodology


Human action does not operate under fixed causal laws, and according to philosopher Uskala Mäki, “The absence of [these laws] has been forcefully underlined by several Austrian economists.” 

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A Legacy of Corruption in the FDA and Big Pharma

Corporate Welfare


As long as Big Pharma wants it, and if there's a profit to be made, apparently our government will be there to provide lots of taxpayer funding. Actual healthcare is apparently a secondary concern. 

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Against Biden's Mandates

AntipoliticsBig GovernmentLiberalismProgressivism


Contra Mr. Biden, this is entirely about freedom and personal choice.

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America's Economy Is Heading Down the Same Road as Italy's


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Afghanistan: A Tragically Stupid War Comes to a Tragic End


Trump shares some of the blame. He wanted to get out years ago, but never had the courage to stand up to the incompetent generals and “experts” he foolishly hired to advise him.

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An End to the Bizarre CDC Rent Moratorium

Big GovernmentPrice ControlsPolitical TheoryPrivate Property


Many landlords just received a crash course about how irrelevant their property rights are in Washington.

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As the Political Divide Grows, It Makes Sense to Redraw State Boundaries

U.S. History


Discarding the starry-eyed fantasy of unity is the first step in acclimating Americans to the idea of radical decentralization. Realistically speaking, this will be a drawn-out process marked by stumbling blocks along the way.

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As the Fed Powell Continues to Flail, Could an MMT Fed Chair Be Next?

The FedMoney and Banking


Could progressive pressure, mixed with escalating economic pressure, push White House decision-makers to replace Jay Powell with an advocate of MMT?

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