Mises Wire

Salute to Von Mises: For 92 Years He Has Fought the Good Fight

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

07/28/2018Articles of Interest
Thanks to Mises, we now understand that the only way that socialists can solve the problem of resource allocation is by adopting capitalism.
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The Minimum Wage Doesn’t Do What You Think It Does

Labor and WagesLegal System

Blog07/28/2018

We should stop asking if workers deserve a “living wage” and start asking if the minimum wage actually helps workers obtain one.

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The Deep State's Absorption of Donald Trump

Big GovernmentWar and Foreign PolicyWorld History

Blog07/28/2018

The deep state’s absorption of Donald Trump is just one more confirmation of what our ancestors and Eisenhower, Kennedy, and Truman were warning us against.

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Ronni Stöferle on Why Gold Still Matters

The FedFinancial MarketsMoney and BanksStrategy

07/27/2018Audio/Video
Why do central banks still hold so much gold if it's not money? Ronald Stöferle and Jeff Deist discuss why.
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Ronni Stöferle on Why Gold Still Matters

The FedFinancial MarketsMoney and BanksStrategy

07/27/2018Audio/Video
Why do central banks still hold so much gold if it's not money? Ronald Stöferle and Jeff Deist discuss why.
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40 Years of Pummeling the Postal Service

Bureaucracy and RegulationU.S. History

Blog07/27/2018

At this point, the Postal Service is rapidly becoming little more than an income maintenance program for the 630,000 employees.

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A Modest Proposal from Dr. Walter Block

07/27/2018Power & Market
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Expect More Instability, Corruption, and Crime from Mexico's AMLO

Blog07/27/2018

What does this sea-change in the political landscape mean for Mexico?

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