Mises Wire

Let’s Ditch the Fed for the Right Reasons

The FedMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog10 hours ago

John Tamny is right that we don't need the Fed. Unfortunately, his new book on the Fed goes off course while explaining why.

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Virtual Mises University 2016

Austrian Economics Overview


July 24, 2016 to July 30, 2016

Virtual Mises U is for students, professionals, business people—absolutely anyone, anywhere—who is interested in the pursuit of economic truth.

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The End Game Of Bubble Finance: Political Revolt

Taxes and SpendingU.S. HistoryMoney and Banking

Blog18 hours ago

During Friday's bloodbath a CNBC anchor lady assured her audience that Brexit wasn't a big sweat. That's because it is a political crisis, not a financial one.

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Brexit Shows Why the US Income Tax Is So Bad

Taxes and SpendingU.S. EconomyU.S. History

Blog19 hours ago

The fact that the US government can tax citizens directly makes the act of state secession far more difficult.

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If the UK Economy Tanks, Don’t Blame Brexit

The FedGlobal EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and Banking


The Bank of England has been less reckless than the ECB. But both the UK and the eurozone economies are fragile thanks to loose monetary policy.

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The US Should Have 10,000 Members of Congress

U.S. HistoryWorld HistoryPolitical Theory


The ballooning size of legislative districts in the US is just one more illustration of how the United States is too large.

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