Mises Wire

Will Democrats Rally Behind a Herman Cain Fed Nomination?

04/04/2019Power & Market

It will be interesting to see how Trump critics handle Mr. Cain. He has the one quality Elizabeth Warren and other Democrats have chosen to focus on when it comes to a Federal Reserve nominee: he isn’t a white guy.

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Why Trump Wants the Fed To Pump Even More Easy Money

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog04/04/2019

Trump doesn't understand the problem with the boom-bust cycle is the boom phase, not the bust.

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Mises Explains Global Inflation and Global Firms

Protectionism and Free TradeMoney and Banking

Mises’s insight into the importance of Cantillon effects can be further extended to explain not only income and wealth inequalities among individuals but also some rather curious developments in global industrial organization over the last few decades.

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Entrepreneurs: Changing the World through Business

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurship

Blog04/04/2019

We take so many things that make daily life easier for granted. But entrepreneurs are usually behind what often amounts to revolutionary changes.

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Capital is a Mystery to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Capital and Interest Theory

Blog04/04/2019

While Ocasio-Cortez has a degree in economics, she apparently never learned the lessons stressed by Hernando de Soto in his The Mystery of Capital.

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Banks' Unrealized Losses Soon to Be Realized

04/04/2019Power & Market
The timing of Jerome Powell’s appearance on “60 Minutes,” along with Janet Yellen and Ben Bernanke, is curious. Read More

Rent Control Is Terrible: So Keep it Local

Decentralization and SecessionPoverty

Blog04/03/2019

Some states have proposed overturning laws that ban local governments from using housing policies like rent control. Rent control is terrible, but there's no reason to believe state governments ought to dictate housing policy to local governments.

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The De-Socialization of the Lithuanian Economy

Global EconomySocialism

04/03/2019Audio/Video
Vytas Žukauskas tells the story of Lithuania after the Soviet Union.
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