Mises Wire

Marx: The Economist's Economist

World HistoryAustrian Economics OverviewOther Schools of Thought

Marx's original thinking amounted to nothing more than equivocal statements, half-baked arguments, and crude claims unsupported by any empirical facts.

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Money-Supply Growth Fell to an 8-year Low in March

05/11/2017FedWatch
March's year-over-year percentage increase in the money supply hit a 103-month low of 5.9 percent.

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More Fed Talk: Mester, Kashkari, Rosengren

The Fed

05/09/2017FedWatch
Fed members Mester, Kashkari, and Rosengren all gave speeches early this week. Here is what they said.

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Migrants from Other States Are "Stealing Our Jobs"

U.S. EconomyPolitical Theory

Blog05/08/2017
By the standards of the protectionists' economic arguments against immigration, state-to-state migrants in the US are a very big problem.

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Mises on Open Borders

World HistoryPolitical Theory

Ludwig von Mises supported “liberal nationalism,” one of the most important political movements of the 19th century.

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Mises on Nationalism, the Right of Self-Determination, and the Problem of Immigration

War and Foreign PolicyPolitical Theory

Blog03/28/2017
Mises did not see immigration in terms of pure economics, but assessed it from the viewpoint of a classical liberal regime of private property.

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Money Supply Growth Falls to 17-month Low in February

03/22/2017FedWatch
Growth rates in the money supply have fallen each month since October.

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Murray Rothbard Explains Why the US Government Spies on Us

U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog03/17/2017
Attempts to spy on every taxpayer are what we should expect from a state that has been granted moral legitimacy by its victims.

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Moral Hazard: Kenneth Arrow vs. Frank Knight and the Austrians

EntrepreneurshipInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

Blog03/14/2017
Rather than impartial referees reducing moral hazard, governments are its most common cause.

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