Mises Wire

Whether it's Baking or Dating, Consent Matters

Blog12/16/2017
Forcing people to use their bodies in certain ways without their consent is not justice. It's violence.

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Capitalism and Asymmetric Information

PricesValue and Exchange

Blog12/05/2017
It's capitalism and the competitive market that generate solutions to the knowledge problems of the society, including “informational asymmetry.”

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Dr. Lucas Engelhardt on Why the Fed Should Scare Us

The FedMoney and BanksStrategy

12/01/2017Audio/Video
Jeff Deist and Lucas Engelhardt discuss the monetary policy landscape.

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Capitalism and the Misunderstanding of Monopoly

Monopoly and Competition

Blog11/28/2017
Many of the criticisms against capitalism are connected with confusions and misunderstandings about the meaning of ‘monopoly” in the marketplace.

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Thanksgiving: Celebrating the Birth of American Free Enterprise

U.S. History

Blog11/21/2017
In the wilderness of the New World, the Plymouth Pilgrims had progressed from the false dream of communism to the sound realism of capitalism.

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Capitalism and Competition

Free Markets

Blog11/14/2017
Listening to the critics of capitalism, you would think that competition is one of the main sources of social evil in the world.

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Disaster in Red: The Hundredth Anniversary of the Russian Socialist Revolution

SocialismWorld History

Blog11/08/2017
We are still fighting the battle between the ideologies of freedom and individualism versus political planning and collectivism today.

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Price Inflation Is Not the Worst Part of Easy Money Policy

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog10/31/2017
The uneven distribution of new money causes bubbles, all the while also driving asset price inflation.

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Capitalism and the Free Society, Part 1

World History

Blog10/31/2017
Capitalism is not a force that imposes anything on society. It is only the natural product of individuals working freely with each other.

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A Call for "Do-Nothing" Presidents Without Legacies

Big GovernmentPolitical Theory

Blog10/17/2017
Presidential legacies mean government planning and control over the decisions and destinies of large numbers of people.

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