Mises Wire

Why Did Ukraine Nationalize its Largest Private Bank?

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

07/09/2017FedWatch
The central bank's expropriation of PrivatBank leaves many unanswered questions.

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Dr. Richard Ebeling on the State of the Austrian School

StrategyHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

07/07/2017Audio/Video
Richard Ebeling and Jeff Deist discuss the health of—and future prospects for—the Austrian school.

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Does a Falling Money Supply Cause Recessions?

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog07/07/2017
A falling money supply is not the cause of economic contractions. It is usually just a symptom of a larger problem resulting from money-creation out of thin air.

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More Arrests of Mises Activists by Cuban Police

Blog07/07/2017
Seven Cuban libertarians and activists with the Mises-Mambi Institute of Cuba were arrested on Friday morning.

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Anti-Cash Fanaticism in Scandinavia

Blog07/07/2017
With very little mainstream press coverage, the Danish government in May stated its intention to ban cash from its largest prisons.

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The Flint Water Disaster Shows Why We Need Markets

U.S. HistoryMonopoly and Competition

Blog07/06/2017
Public television keeps alive the idea that disasters caused by government bureaucrats will be solved if only we get the "right" people to run things.

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Testosterone and the Madness of Central Bankers

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog07/06/2017
People really do experience a type of high when experiencing windfall profits. Does this play a role in central-bank-induced booms and busts?

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The US Is Not "One Nation" — And it Never Was

U.S. History

Blog07/06/2017
Many hold to a nostalgic view of the United States as a single nation once unified by a common culture. This was never true.

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We Don't Need a Presidential Commission on Voter Fraud

Decentralization and SecessionU.S. History

Blog07/06/2017
First it was "Russian hacking" as the excuse for a federal takeover of elections. Now its "voter fraud." The states should tell the feds to get lost.

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Lew Rockwell on The Origins of the Mises Institute

History of the Austrian School of Economics

Lew Rockwell explains how he created the Mises Institute as "a shadow university setting in which students could study economics" within the Austrian school.

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