Mises Wire

Why Most of Chicago's Banks Failed during the Great Depression: The Puzzle Resolved

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog1 hour ago

Postel-Vinay's study further undermines the Friedman-Schwartz explanation of why banks failed during the Great Depression.

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The War on Cash is Ancient

Taxes and SpendingWorld HistoryFiscal Theory

Blog5 hours ago

The war on cash is a war on commerce, or rather, on any commerce that can't be monitored and controlled by government.

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Clinton Adviser, Nobel Prize Winning Economist Endorsed Venezuelan Socialism

Blog14 hours ago

Socialist governments have long been able to count on American economists to serve as apologists for their schemes.

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The Case Against Legal Tender Laws

The FedMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog05/23/2016

If the government sticks to the original money, its legal tender law is superfluous and unnecessary.

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How to Make a Bl(UN)der Out of World Peace

Big GovernmentWorld HistoryInterventionism

Aside from bickering inside the U.N., "colossal mismanagement" of peacekeeping budgets and a "sclerotic personnel system" has been revealed.

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Overtime Regulations Disproportionately Harm Young People and Startups

InterventionismPrivate PropertyValue and Exchange

Blog05/22/2016

The ability to work long hours is one of the few advantages young people have in the work place.

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