Mises Wire

Congress Loves to Slap Sanctions on Foreign Regimes — But Do They Ever Work?

War and Foreign Policy

Blog5 hours ago
Economic sanctions as foreign policy are based on the idea that it's good to make civilians suffer in order to bring about regime change. It's a failed strategy.

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Our Obsession with Survey Data is Ruining Economics

Philosophy and Methodology

Blog21 hours ago
The many flaws of survey data makes it a rather questionable foundation for economic science.

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A Mixed Hero: A Libertarian Reassessment of Elon Musk

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurship

Blog22 hours ago
The fact that the state hands out money to entrepreneurs like Elon Musk is a problem that is best solved by focusing our ire not on people like Musk — but on the state itself.

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What I Learned from Murray Rothbard

BiographiesStrategy

22 hours agoAudio/Video
Tom Woods presents the opening lecture of Mises University 2017.

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Should Libertarians Care about the Constitution?

Legal SystemStrategyU.S. History

07/21/2017Audio/Video
What should libertarians think about America's founding document? Jeff Deist interviews Brion McClanahan and Allen Mendenhall.

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The Never-Ending Woes of a Government "Enterprise"

Bureaucracy and RegulationTaxes and Spending

Blog07/21/2017
Ignoring the historic failures of government enterprises, mainstream opinion still recoils in horror at the idea of private-sector mass transit.

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Obama's AWOL Anti-War Protest

Blog07/21/2017
Why did so many Bush-era anti-war activists abandon the cause after Obama took office?

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An Interview with Bettina Bien Greaves

History of the Austrian School of Economics

Blog07/21/2017
In celebration of her 100th birthday, an interview with Bettina Bien Greaves.

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Does Britain Have the World’s Best Health System? Only If You Ignore Outcomes

Blog07/20/2017
Once said to be Britain's national religion, at this point the National Health Service might be more accurately described as Britain’s national cult.

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Money Supply Growth Falls Again, Dropping to 105-Month Low

07/20/2017FedWatch
The last time the money supply grew at a smaller rate was during September 2008

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