Mises Wire

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PhilosophySocialismWorld HistoryPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog57 min ago

Philosopher Susan Neiman may be a leftist, but she recognizes the dangers of woke progressivism.

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Credit Suisse Collapsed Because of Government Intervention, Not Despite It

Bureaucracy and RegulationInflationMoney and Banks

Blog5 hours ago

The standard narrative around current bank failures is that they occur because of a lack of regulation. Credit Suisse was heavily-regulated; that was the problem.

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Submission Guidelines for the Mises Wire

Blog7 hours ago

I've received a few questions recently about submission guidelines for the Mises Wire, so here are the guidelines.

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The Pentagon's Budget from Hell

Blog03/30/2023

Defense funding policies are increasingly influenced by weapons contractors who benefit mightily off the sweat and toil of the American taxpayer.

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Elizabeth Warren’s Contradictory Demands for Easy Money and Strict Financial Regulation

Bureaucracy and RegulationMonetary PolicyMoney and BanksProgressivismU.S. Economy

Blog03/30/2023

Elizabeth Warren blames lack of regulation for the latest banking crisis. But she believes that the easy money regime that is really causing the crisis is perfectly fine.

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Understanding the Difference between Praxeology and Psychology

Philosophy and MethodologyPraxeology

Blog03/30/2023

Some economists have tried to apply psychology to economic analysis, but psychology is not what drives economic activity.

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Governments Can't Blame Inflation on Energy and Putin Anymore

Money and Banks

Blog03/29/2023

We are all poorer, even if headline price inflation is slightly lower. Slowing CPI growth does not mean lower prices, just a slower pace of destruction of the purchasing power of money.

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Is It Real Money or Just Artifice?

Monetary PolicyMoney and BanksMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

Blog03/29/2023

Money proper is not artifice. It is a physical "thing" of value, acquired through labor and emerging out of the needs of individuals, who through voluntary exchanges determine its value.

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