The Welfare State Did What Sla...

Sep 10, 2020 by

Thomas Sowell concluded that “A vastly expanded welfare state in the 1960s destroyed the black family, which had survived centuries...

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Why the State Seeks to Abolish...

Sep 1, 2020 by

Zachary Yost – In the opening monologue of the much-beloved musical Fiddler on the Roof, Tevye the milkman compares life for...

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America’s Riots Are Just...

Aug 29, 2020 by

Mark Thornton – The year 2020 is one of the most disrupted times in at least the last half century, maybe longer. Global...

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How Slavery Reparations Turned...

Aug 22, 2020 by

Ryan McMakenm – The idea that former slaves and their descendants ought to receive reparations for the wrongs committed against...

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The Problem with British Slave...

Aug 8, 2020 by

Lipton Matthews Recently a spate of prominent British companies apologized for their past involvement in slavery. Some have...

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Why Black Lives Matter Seeks t...

Jul 31, 2020 by

Bradley Thomas Listen to the Audio Mises Wire version of this article. One of the most oft-cited and criticized goals of the Black...

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The Death Wish of the Anarcho-...

Jul 18, 2020 by

Murray N. Rothbard – Now that the New Left has abandoned its earlier loose, flexible non-ideological stance, two ideologies...

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The Media’s Jihad agains...

Jul 15, 2020 by

Ryan McMaken As soon as it became clear that the Swedish state had no plans to implement harsh lockdowns, global media organizations...

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The Market Economy Has Been Re...

Jul 8, 2020 by

We’re now seeing an economic system where both supply and demand depend on government subsidies, handouts, and monetary...

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The Irony of Marxist Class Con...

Jun 30, 2020 by

Marx believed truth could only be fully understood by a certain socioeconomic class. Ludwig von Mises disagreed. Antony Sammeroff...

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The Moral Authority of the Loc...

Jun 5, 2020 by

Ryan McMaken – Six weeks ago, when thousands around the nation took to state capitols to protest the human rights abuses...

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Why Socialists Love the Phrase...

Jun 1, 2020 by

Peyton Gouzien – The main reason that the socialists have had the staying power that has, luckily, eluded the Nazis is the...

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Why Those COVID-19 Models Aren...

May 26, 2020 by

Gary Galles – Since the onset of the COVID-19 crisis, Americans have been told countless times that public policy was based on...

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Three Ways the Coronavirus May...

May 26, 2020 by

Although national tragedies tend to bring a country together, it seems clear that the coronavirus will leave America as divided as it...

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Why Didn’t the 1958 and ...

May 23, 2020 by

The 1958 pandemic killed twice as many people as COVID-19 has so far. Yet, the economy in 2020 has collapsed far worse than either in...

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In Times of Crisis, We Need Fr...

May 18, 2020 by

Determining which businesses shall be open and how many people shall be allowed to gather is just another form of central...

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The School Closures Are a Big ...

May 17, 2020 by

Twenty twenty is likely to be a watershed year in the history of public schooling. And things aren’t looking good for the public...

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How Bad Is It?

May 15, 2020 by

Crashes are fast, like that first hill on a coaster. Recoveries are not, for the simple reason that production is more difficult than...

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America Is a Technocracy, Not ...

May 4, 2020 by

Perhaps never before in American history have the unelected technocrats played such an enormous role in shaping public policy in...

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Why the Current Unemployment I...

Apr 27, 2020 by

All of the job gains made since the Great Recession were wiped out in just a few weeks by the economic shutdown of the...

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