Mises Wire

Why "Precedent" Is a Bad Measure of a Law's Worth

Legal System

Blog06/01/2018

Just because some judges agreed with a law in the past doesn't make that law good or moral. 

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How Business Owners Take Cues From Interest Rates

Blog06/01/2018

To keep market share, business owners must respond to increases in consumer demands — even if owners suspect demand is being goosed by money printing.

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Nomi Prins Previews 'Collusion' at our Upcoming Ft. Worth Event

The FedFinancial MarketsGlobal EconomyMoney and BanksU.S. Economy

05/31/2018Audio/Video
Nomi Prins previews her talk at our event in Ft. Worth, based on her new book Collusion: How Central Bankers Rigged the World .

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History is Clear, Central Banks Fail to Assure Economic Stability

Money and BanksU.S. HistoryMoney and Banking

Blog05/31/2018

It is unfortunate that a scholar as careful as Robert Skidelsky has chosen to downplay the historical reality of the failure of central banking.

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The Mises Institute's Case for Optimism

Blog05/31/2018

Mises always maintained that the war for liberty is won or lost on the battlefield of ideas.

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Government Police Are the Latest Persecuted "Victim" Group

Blog05/31/2018

Some members of Congress are pushing for new laws to make police a protected group in a way similar to "hate crime" legislation. 

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The Vatican's Latest Anti-Capitalist Report Can't Hide Its Interventionist Slant

Interventionism

Blog05/31/2018

The Vatican's latest document on the financial system calls for a variety of laws and sanctions to stop people from being greedy. 

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The Broken Window

Other Schools of ThoughtPrivate Property

Blog05/30/2018

The broken-window fallacy, under a hundred disguises, is the most persistent in the history of economics. It is more rampant now than at any time in the past.

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Secession: The Second Wave

U.S. History

05/30/2018Audio/Video
After Lincoln’s call for 75,000 volunteers to suppress the “Southern Rebellion,” the Upper South states reconsider their decision to remain in the Union.

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