Mises Wire

Elivs's Own Personal Drug War

Legal SystemU.S. History

Blog8 hours ago
Elvis was a devoted fan of Nixon's Drug War — right up to the day he died from a drug overdose.

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The Supreme Court Failed Us On Vietnam

Legal SystemWar and Foreign Policy

Blog10 hours ago
The Supreme Court justices knew that there was no way that the president would comply with a court ruling against the war.

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Mark Thornton: Can the Fed Unwind?

The Fed

14 hours agoAudio/Video
Jeff Deist and Mark Thornton unwind the Fed's narrative.

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There's a Bubble in New York City Taxi Medallions

Protectionism and Free TradeMonopoly and Competition

Blog20 hours ago
Like condos in Vegas a decade ago, taxi medallions in NYC once looked like a rock-solid investment.

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Why is NASA Covering Up Elon Musk’s Mistakes?

Cronyism and CorporatismMonopoly and Competition

Elon Musk's SpaceX appears to have some very good friends in Congress who are working to grant SpaceX monopoly powers.

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Government Regulation and Crony Capitalism is Keeping Thousands in Florida without Power

Cronyism and Corporatism

The pain and suffering currently being felt is the direct result of government policy and the perverse incentives of crony capitalism.

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If the Majority Votes to Secede — What About the Minority?

Decentralization and SecessionU.S. History

To protect minority rights, the answer to some secession is even more secession.

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Mises and Cosmopolitanism

Free MarketsPolitical Theory

Like Mises himself, the Mises Institute seeks "the perfect cooperation of all mankind, taking place peacefully and without friction."

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Questions Remain as the Fed Finally Begins to Reverse QE

The Fed

Of course the noise of the Fed’s actions only serves to distract from the real issue, which is the continuing economic stagnation of the US economy.

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