Mises Wire

Politicians Should Need a Supermajority to Raise Taxes

Blog07/16/2018

Allowing lawmakers to raise taxes with a 50% + 1 vote is a recipe for disaster.

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PC and the Bureaucratization of the Economy

Bureaucracy and RegulationLabor and Wages

Blog07/11/2018

Profit-oriented business organizations that demand political conformity in the workplace are mimicking government agencies, and we must turn to Mises's book Bureaucracy for guidance.

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Problems with Mainstream Theories of Supply and Demand

Value and Exchange

Blog06/28/2018

Despite its great appeal because of its simplicity, the supply-demand graphic as employed by mainstream economics is a tool that is detached from the facts of reality.

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Professor Israel Kirzner Receives Distinguished Fellow Award

06/20/2018Power & Market

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Pence's Hypocritical Speech on Cuba

War and Foreign Policy

Blog06/14/2018

While Pence pointed out the massive violations of civil liberties in Venezuela, Nicaragua, and Cuba, he forgot to mention what has been occurring at the US's Guantanamo Bay.

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Peter Bos and the Road to Freedom

Political Theory

Blog06/04/2018

"The greatest fallacy of the classical liberals was their assumption that a constitutionally limited state government was necessary."

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Problems With the Market Monetarist Approach to "Explaining" the Economy

Money and BanksMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

Blog05/21/2018

Scott Sumner's Market Monetarist framework is seductively simple, but relies on a definitional trick.

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Per Bylund on AI and the Structure of Production

Big GovernmentThe Police State

04/20/2018Audio/Video
Jeff Deist and Per Bylund dispel some of the myths surrounding artificial intelligence and mass data collection.

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Poverty Forced Farmers in the "Good Old Days" To Sleep the Winter Away

World History

Blog04/19/2018

Peasants in pre-industrial societies often worked fewer hours than modern-day workers. They also had a shockingly low standard of living. 

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Paul Ryan was a Failure — It’s Important to Understand Why

Big GovernmentU.S. Economy

Blog04/13/2018

By all accounts Paul Ryan is a good natured man, but one who ended up betraying almost all the causes he claimed to care about.

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