Mises Wire

Tho Bishop: The Alt-Right in Auburn

Big GovernmentMedia and CulturePolitical Theory

04/21/2017Audio/Video
Jeff Deist and Tho Bishop discuss Richard Spencer's visit to the Mises Institute's hometown of Auburn, Alabama.

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Florida Voted for Medical Marijuana, State Legislators Don’t Care

Big GovernmentHealthThe Police State

Blog04/21/2017
Given Florida's political reality, it is not surprising to see lobbyist pressure pre-empt patient care. It doesn’t make it any less sickening.

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Auto Loans: The Next Debt Bubble?

Booms and BustsU.S. Economy

Blog04/18/2017
The auto-loan market has recently ballooned, but the delinquency data raises questions about how much longer these spending habits can last.

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Glorious Tax Season

Taxes and Spending

Blog04/14/2017
Tax season is here. This is a time to celebrate. No, I mean it. But not because the State makes its claim on our hard-earned monies known.

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Danielle DiMartino Booth: Inside the Fed

The Fed

04/13/2017Audio/Video
Jeff Deist and Danielle DiMartino Booth talk about her years watching Ivy League PhDs make gross and fundamental errors in an almost comically cloistered environment.

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Trump Betrays His Base On The Fed

The FedU.S. Economy

Blog04/13/2017
Trump has made it clear that he understands the Fed’s low-interest-rate policy has very real consequences beyond Wall Street.

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Inflation-Hawk Lacker Was the Fed's Fall Guy

The Fed

04/11/2017FedWatch
Whether the original source of the Medley leak is found, the episode shows more transparency is needed at the Fed.

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Capital Flows and Ricardo's Law

Global EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and BankingValue and Exchange

Blog04/10/2017
Ricardo's law of comparative advantage is only part of the story when it comes to understanding the benefits of free trade.

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Two Common Objections to Unilateral Free Trade

Global EconomyTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Blog04/06/2017
Free trade is not an obstacle to either economic prosperity or military defense.

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Should We Trust the Government's Claims About Syria?

Blog04/06/2017
Should we trust the US government's accusations about foreign atrocities? History is not reassuring on that score.

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