Mises Wire

Government-Created Monopolies Are Everywhere

Monopoly and Competition

Blog05/23/2019

Throughout American history, politicians have incessantly awarded preferential policies (e.g., “corporate welfare”) to special interests that has allowed them to create monopolies dominating virtually every major market.

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Can 12th-Century Medicine Save 21st-Century Health Care?

Health

05/23/2019Audio/Video
Accad and Koka interview Dr. Victoria Sweet, author of the best-sellers God’s Hotel and Slow Medicine , two of the most important books on medicine in recent times.
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A "European Empire" Won't Make Europe Richer

World History

Blog05/23/2019

Emmanuel Macron is pushing for a "European Empire" which he thinks will bring more economic success. But European prosperity has always thrived most where there are small states and decentralization.

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The World Is Growing Tired of Government-Controlled Fiat Currencies

Money and BanksGold StandardMoney and Banking

Blog05/23/2019

Central Banks and the fiat reserve dollar hegemony won’t cede their power to cryptocurrencies easily,  and they're now resorting to a return to precious metals to stave off the threat of individual monetary sovereignty, Bitcoin, and the digital revolution.  

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Envy, Inc.

Free MarketsSocialismPolitical Theory

Blog05/22/2019

Why do so many people resent capitalism, even when they benefit enormously from it?

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End Federal Control of Tribal Lands

05/22/2019Power & Market

Granting greater sovereignty to Indian reservations could have benefits for Americans both inside and outside the reservation borders.

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Central Banks' Forecasts Are Basically Garbage

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog05/22/2019

Central banks' economic models repeatedly and incessantly over-estimate economic growth. We can only speculate as to their motivation.

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