Mises Wire

The US Median Income Is Falling

Blog42 min ago

Last weekend, John Crudele at the New York Post noticed, in an article titled "Americans haven’t gotten a raise in 16 years"  that in spite of the current administration's...

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Asset Forfeiture and the Income Tax

Legal SystemThe Police StatePolitical Theory

Blog1 hour 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

Blog9 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

Blog11 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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