Mises Wire

How Central Banking Increased Inequality

08/15/2017FedWatch
Focusing almost exclusively on consumer price inflation, economists have overlooked the redistributive effects of money creation through other channels.

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Before "Fake News," America Invented "Pseudo Events"

Media and CultureU.S. History

Blog08/15/2017
For decades, the American media has been skillfully perfecting the art of creating its own "pseudo events" when real news has been hard to find.

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Korea and Venezuela: Flip Sides of the Same Coin

War and Foreign Policy

Blog08/15/2017
Trump's suggested invasion of Venezuela illustrates why other regimes are looking for ways to obtain nuclear weapons.

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I Just Got Price-Gouged and I'm Still Smiling

Blog08/14/2017
Today I paid $10 for a $3 umbrella and I write this to you as a dry, happy man.

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Why Cryptocurrencies Will Never Be Safe Havens

Blog08/14/2017
Cryptocurrencies are an important step in the right direction. But thinking that we are magically creating new stores-of-value is a profound mistake.

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A New Murray Rothbard Book

Media and Culture

Lew Rockwell has great news: a brand-new Murray Rothbard book on The Progressive Era. And do we need it!

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World War I and the Triumph of Illiberal Ideology

Protectionism and Free TradeWar and Foreign PolicyWorld History

Blog08/14/2017
Mises warned that war is the outcome of abandoning economic freedom, which is inextricably tied to the spirit of liberalism and its philosophy of peace.

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Why Some Pharmaceuticals Are So Expensive

HealthTaxes and Spending

Blog08/13/2017
Before we can make health care affordable, we must confront why a previously affordable commodity has become unaffordable.

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That Google Diversity Memo

Blog08/13/2017
Libertarians support the process of market competition, not the specific competitive acts of each market participant.

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The Wrong Narrative in Charlottesville

Media and CultureStrategyInterventionism

Blog08/13/2017
Antifa and the alt-right are animated entirely by politics: the perception that others can impose their will on us politically.

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