Mises Wire

The US Median Income Is Falling

U.S. Economy

Blog10 hours ago

Real median incomes do appear to be falling, and that might help explain why the voters are so grumpy.

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Asset Forfeiture and the Income Tax

Legal SystemThe Police StatePolitical Theory

Blog11 hours ago

Both Civil Asset Forfeiture and the Income Tax take away the hard-earned money of people presumed to be innocent.

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Progressives, Left and Right

StrategyPolitical Theory

Blog19 hours ago

Progressivism is a ravenous lion, conservativism is a neutered housecat. Failure to understand this is an enormous tactical and moral mistake for advocates of liberty.

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Why Government Hates Gold

U.S. HistoryMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

Blog20 hours ago

Government could never cement its power over a nation's currency, if the people could repudiate the fiat paper and turn to gold for its money.

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How Brexit Could Help All of Europe

Global EconomyWorld HistoryPolitical Theory


A British exit from the EU would help decentralize Europe overall, and thus help the cause of freedom and free trade.

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The Week in Review: April 30, 2016

The FedMoney and BanksTaxes and SpendingMoney and Banking


The only good news this week came for Uncle Sam, who set new records in tax collection for 2015.

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