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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Why the Current Unemployment I...

Apr 24, 2020 by

Robert P. Murphy The latest report on new unemployment claims was abysmal, coming in at 4.4 million last week, some 100,000 more than...

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The Experts Have No Idea How M...

Apr 20, 2020 by

In the early days of the COVID-19 panic—about three weeks ago—it was common to hear both of these phrases often repeated: Ryan...

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Exactly How Many Deaths Are Ne...

Apr 20, 2020 by

Jim Fedako – Listen to the Audio Mises Wire version of this article. The CDC estimates that 61,000 Americans died from the flu...

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In Bid to Extend Lockdowns, Le...

Apr 18, 2020 by

Ryan McMaken Some White House advisors like Anthony Fauci have often acted as if they were in a position to dictate to states whether...

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Combating COVID-19 Misinformat...

Apr 3, 2020 by

The freedom of private companies to disassociate from speech that they consider harmful is especially important during the current...

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How Governments (and the Fed) ...

Apr 2, 2020 by

Young people today are delaying starting “adult” life until later and later. The median age of first marriage has climbed to nearly...

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Politicians Have Used This Cri...

Mar 28, 2020 by

The virus has unleashed petite tyrants to haunt their tiny jurisdictions, using the cover of crisis to arrogate powers belonging to...

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Marxist Dreams and Soviet Real...

Feb 23, 2020 by

Under Communism, according to Leon Trotsky, “the average human type will rise to the heights of an Aristotle, a Goethe, or a...

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