Mises Wire

How Not to Desocialize: Argentina Edition

Economic FreedomPoliticsSocialismWorld History


While Argentina president-elect Javier Milei plans to privatize state-owned enterprises, there is a right way and a wrong way to privatize these entities. Murray Rothbard and Hans-Hermann Hoppe show the way.

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Henry Kissinger: War Criminal and Enemy of Mankind


Get ready to see George W. Bush, Michelle Obama, Mitch McConnell, and Hillary Clinton all mourn together at Kissinger's funeral as they hail one of the regime's most devoted apologists. 

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Help the Institute Fight Censorship and Expose Government Tyranny


In a totalitarian society, truth is determined by government pronouncements. Help the Institute fight back against censorship and continue to expose government lies!

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How Fossil Fuel Revolutionized Our Kitchens and Our Food

World History


Coal drove the development of a whole new way of cooking and a radically different diet. A menu based upon coal-fired food was the cuisine that accompanied industrialization. Food and fuel were intricately linked in a fossil fuel-burning age.

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How Washington Hawks Helped Create the New "Axis of Evil"

Big GovernmentPoliticsU.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy


Washington never sleeps when it comes to declaring new overseas enemies to destroy. The new “axis of evil” now consists of Russia, Iran, and China.

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Hostage Extraction Needs to be Privatized

War and Foreign PolicyWorld History


In the aftermath of Hamas's taking hostages in its conflict with Israel, the question arises: Who pays the ransom? State-financed payments lead to the worst outcomes and create moral hazards.

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How German Exports Lost the Race with China

Bureaucracy and RegulationEuropeGlobal EconomyWorld History


The German economic powerhouse is slowing, weighed down by its costly green energy policies and a bloated welfare state. Germany's economy needs market reforms, not more state intervention.

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Hamas, Israel, and the Collapse of the Fiat Global Order

War and Foreign PolicyWorld History


The recent attacks in Israel are a horrific reminder of how lightly guarded civilization is from savagery.

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