Mises Wire

NFL Teams are Right to Blackball Colin Kaepernick

Free Markets

Blog05/18/2017
Kaepernick's protests alienated the NFL's consumers. Football may be king — but the customer is always right.

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Napolitano: The GOP Didn't Touch the Core of Obamacare

HealthPolitical Theory

Blog05/10/2017
The GOP Obamacare repeal did nothing to repeal the four core premises of Obamacare and federal control of health care.

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Neil Ty, The Scientism Guy

Big GovernmentEducationHealth

Blog04/24/2017
DeGrasse Tyson is leading a dangerous anti-intellectual movement that conflates science with scientism, all to promote government-enforced "solutions."

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New Japanese Translations of The Case Against the Fed and The Essential Rothbard

Blog04/19/2017
Tatsuya Iwakura — translator of many works by Mises and Rothbard into Japanese — has completed two new translations now available on Amazon.

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Nudges for Thee, But Not for Me

Calculation and KnowledgeEntrepreneurshipInterventionism

Blog04/07/2017
To most observers, nudging sounds like clever management techniques. The power to nudge by the state, however, is an entirely different matter.

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NFL Free Agency and the Market Process

Free MarketsEntrepreneurshipPrices

Blog03/09/2017
Any serious analysis of the NFL is incomplete without a sound understanding of basic economics.

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Nietzsche and the State

War and Foreign PolicyWorld HistoryPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog02/19/2017
Nietzsche thought that the state would probably be replaced by private protection agencies.

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Nick Sorrentino: Against Crony Capitalism

Big GovernmentCorporate Welfare

01/13/2017Audio/Video
Nick Sorrentino and Jeff Deist discuss the systematic distortion of real capitalism.

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No Country Should Be Bigger Than This

Big GovernmentPolitical TheoryPrivate Property

Blog01/13/2017
Even if we agreed that states can provide certain amenities of value, state powers still become dangerously prone to abuse the larger the state grows.

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Negative Interest Rates: How Low Can They Go?

Money and BanksMoney and BankingPolitical Theory

Negative rates can work because the opportunity cost of holding physical cash is not zero. Abolishing large banknotes further increases the cost.

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