Mises Wire

Who is Frédéric Bastiat?

Legal SystemHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

07/03/2018Audio/Video
The life and work of the 19th century economist and statesman, Claude-Frédéric Bastiat (1801–1850), are highlighted by Guido Hülsmann.

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More Evidence that Guns Don't Cause Suicide

U.S. History

Blog07/03/2018

Anti-gun claims about suicides in gun-heavy Western states don't add up.

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The Revolution of 1935

Taxes and SpendingU.S. EconomyU.S. HistoryFiscal Theory

07/02/2018Mises Daily Articles
Social Security was a revolution that shifted the responsibility for income maintenance from the private to the public sector.

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The New Tariff of Abominations?

Protectionism and Free TradeTaxes and Spending

Blog07/02/2018

Trump's new tariffs just happen to protect certain industries that are big political donors.

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Tariffs: Stealing Entrepreneurs' Profits

Labor and Wages

Blog07/02/2018

With tariffs, favored industries receive more and the entrepreneurs receive less, lowering their profits and making them less likely to take future risks.

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The Place of Human Action in the Development of Modern Economic Thought

Austrian Economics OverviewPolitical Theory

06/30/2018Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
The core of any system of economic theory is the explanation of how prices are determined.
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Economic Growth Isn't the Cause of Inflation

The FedMoney and Banking

Blog06/30/2018

A fall in prices is the manifestation of real wealth expansion. General price inflation, on the other hand, results from monetary pumping. 

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On Connecting the Dots: The Case of the Missing Historian

StrategyU.S. History

Blog06/30/2018

History is an easy subject to teach if you are intellectually lazy. It is the most challenging subject if you care about understanding causes and effects.

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Jacob Huebert on a Libertarian Victory at the Supreme Court

Legal SystemStrategy

06/29/2018Audio/Video
Jacob Huebert and Jeff Deist break down the libertarian perspective on Janus vs. AFSCME.

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Wages, Unemployment, and Inflation

Labor and WagesValue and Exchange

Blog06/29/2018

There is only one way that leads to an improvement of the standard of living for the wage-earning masses: an increase in the amount of capital invested.

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