Mises Wire

For a New Libertarian

Blog07/28/2017
We don't need a new twist on libertarianism to "modernize it." But, we do need a new breed of libertarians who recognize the practical realities of human nature.

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Foreign Investment Is Not a Problem for the Domestic Economy

Blog07/27/2017
We don't have to worry about paying for foreign capital any more than we must worry about paying for foreign oil. Both trades benefit the domestic economy.

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Five Takeaways from the House's Yellen Hearing

The Fed

07/12/2017FedWatch
What you need to know from Janet Yellen's testimony before the House Financial Services Committee.

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For Libertarians, the British Monarchy Is the Least of Our Worries

World HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog07/09/2017
The world would be a better place if the Queen expanded her veto power as a check against Parliament.

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Five Articles for the Fourth

Blog07/03/2017
Celebrate Independence Day with these five articles from the Mises archives.

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Four Reasons Central Banks are Wrong to Fight Deflation

Money and BanksMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

Blog06/22/2017
The harmful character of deflation is a sacred dogma of monetary policy. However, evidence substantiating these claims is either weak or nonexistent.

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Fed Raises Rates — Will Other Central Banks Follow?

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

06/18/2017FedWatch
The Federal Reserve says it can now turn to tighter monetary policy if the economy continues to expand "as anticipated." But that's a pretty big if.

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Fractional-Reserve Banking and Money Creation

Money and Banking

Blog06/16/2017
Private banks are important drivers in the creation of unbacked money. But, they'd be far more constrained in this were it not for central banks.

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Four Reasons Why College Degrees Are Becoming Useless

EducationTaxes and Spending

Blog06/14/2017
If education and career skills are what you want, a college or university may be a waste of your time and money.

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Fed Officials Can't See What's Right In Front Of Them

The FedMoney and Banking

06/12/2017FedWatch
Why is it so controversial to suggest that we should leave interest rates and credit markets alone?

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