Mises Wire

The President's Economic Betrayal

SocialismU.S. History

Blog10/13/2018

In this 1971 New York Times editorial, Murray Rothbard described how, under Nixon's "New Economic Policy," "fascism came to America."

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Tall Buildings, Mighty Crashes

Booms and Busts

Blog10/13/2018

Skyscrapers that set world records for height don’t cause economic panics, but are, instead, a warning a boom has reached its peak.

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The Myth of Synchronized Growth and the Era of Secular Stagnation

The FedFinancial MarketsGlobal Economy

Blog10/13/2018

We have been hearing from central banks that we were living in a synchronized growth territory. Well, it wasn’t the case.

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James Comey and the Unending Bush Torture Scandal

Big GovernmentThe Police State

Blog10/13/2018

The vast regime of torture created by the Bush administration after the 9/11 attacks continues to haunt America.

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Daniel Lacalle on the Biggest Bubble of All

Booms and BustsThe FedFinancial MarketsGlobal Economy

10/12/2018Audio/Video
Daniel Lacalle and Jeff Deist discuss why all of us have a stake in seeing central bank balance sheets shrink.
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AUDIO: Why Should We Care About Economic Theory?

Austrian Economics Overview

10/12/2018Audio/Video
Whether they know it or not, economic theory has a major influence on the political views of countless people today. It's not something we can pretend is just for economics eggheads.
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Stop Hating on High-Deductible Health Plans

Bureaucracy and RegulationHealth

Blog10/12/2018

High-deductible or "catastrophic" health plans offer real protection from health disasters. But most government-approved forms of health "insurance" are really just welfare programs in disguise.

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