Mises Wire

Government Police Fail to Make Arrests In Nearly Half of Murder Cases

Bureaucracy and Regulation

Blog10/11/2018

Many urban police departments fail to make arrests in even half of the murder cases in their jurisdictions. Imagine if a private sector policing firm had a similar rate of failure.

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Trump's Trade War Threatens Walmart's Low Prices

Protectionism and Free TradeTaxes and Spending

Blog10/10/2018

Thanks to Trump's tariffs, discount stores have to raise prices — thus increasing the cost of living for ordinary Americans.

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The Battle of Ball’s Bluff, Part 1: A Slight Demonstration

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

10/10/2018Audio/Video
Chris Calton details all of the mistakes that were made leading up to The Battle of Ball’s Bluff, setting the stage for a Union catastrophe.
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Is Cultural Marxism America's New Mainline Ideology?

Blog10/10/2018

The aim is no longer the "dictatorship of the proletariat," because this project has failed. The new goal is "the dictatorship of the intellectuals."

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The Fed's Easy-Money Policies Aren't Helping Income Growth

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog10/09/2018

The Fed's policies over the past decade have resulted in a rapidly widening wealth and income inequality.

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Congratulations!

Blog10/09/2018

Walter Block has reached an amazing milestone.

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The Phillips Curve Myth

Blog10/09/2018

The Phillips curve cannot be a basis for a sound theory of what sets in motion price inflation.

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NAFTA 2.0: Free Trade or Central Planning?

10/09/2018Power & Market

A true free trade deal would simply reduce or eliminate tariffs and other trade barriers.

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