Mises Wire

More Federal Debt Means More Taxes, Less Growth, and Weaker Real Wages

Money and BanksTaxes and Spending

Blog06/19/2023

2022 was a warning sign that debunked the myth of eternal monetization of debt with low inflation. It is time to be serious. High deficit spending is not a tool for growth, but a tool for cronyism and a burden on the future.

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Misreading Mill

LibertarianismLiberalismPhilosophyPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog06/16/2023

Patrick Deneen writes that the nonaggression principle promotes a liberalism that is harmful to society, as evidenced by John Stuart Mill's idea of the tyranny of public opinion.

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Money-Supply Growth Fell to a 50-Year Low in February. Will the Fed Panic?

Money Supply

Blog04/17/2023

With negative growth now dipping below negative 6 percent, money-supply contraction is approaching the biggest declines we've seen in decades.

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Marxists Have a Plan for Housing: Make Sure There Is Less Available

Bureaucracy and RegulationSocialism

Blog04/06/2023

As governments create a housing crisis, Marxists call for policies that will make the crisis worse.

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Murray Rothbard’s America’s Great Depression and Its Importance Today

Book ReviewsBooms and BustsAustrian Economics Overview

Blog03/14/2023

Rothbard’s America’s Great Depression is the essential book to read for those wanting to understand the economic issues we face today.

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Money Supply Growth Went Negative for the Third Month in a Row, and Is Near a Thirty-Five-Year Low

U.S. HistoryMoney Supply

Blog03/08/2023

With negative growth now dipping below –5 percent, money-supply contraction is approaching the biggest declines we've seen in the past thirty-five years.

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Making Nonsense from Sense: Debunking Neo-Calvinist Economic Thought

Free MarketsPhilosophySocialism

Blog02/25/2023

Neo-Calvinist economic thought claims that prices and private property cause scarcity. However, they provide no methodology for their claims.

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Mill at a Loss

ProgressivismPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog02/24/2023

Murray Rothbard was no fan of John Stuart Mill's philosophy and neither is Philip Kitcher. However, there is a huge divide in how Rothbard and Kitcher view Mill.

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