Mises Wire

Fine Art's Resurgence Offers a Refuge for Investors

Financial MarketsPrices

A search for a refuge from modern fiat currencies has led many investors to the perceived safety of art by the Old Masters.

Read more

The US Constitution Was Never Necessary for Military Defense

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

Blog12/07/2017
If the US Constitution had never been anything more than a military alliance, it might have done some good.

Read more

Ideas on Postwar Economic Policy

Protectionism and Free TradeHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

Blog12/07/2017
Mises Institute-Peru presents this English-language version of an article written by Ludwig von Mises that, until now, was only available in Spanish.

Read more

America's First Civil War

U.S. History

12/06/2017Audio/Video
Chris Calton discusses the Kansas-Nebraska Act, which compounded the growing tensions over the slavery question.

Read more

John Prince Smith and the German Free-Trade Movement

12/06/2017Books
John Prince Smith was the creator of the German free trade movement and its leader from the 1840s until his death in 1874.

Read more

Why the Deep State Is at War With Trump

Big Government

Blog12/06/2017
To wit, the Deep State has turned its own crimes during and after the 2016 election into nothing less than a coup d'etat against American democracy.

Read more

Man, Economy, and Sexual Harassment

Labor and WagesValue and Exchange

Blog12/06/2017
New government regulations designed to end sexual harassment would only raise the legal risk of hiring women, and encourage employers to hire more men.

Read more

Wedding Cakes Have Nothing to Do With Free Speech

Bureaucracy and RegulationU.S. History

Blog12/06/2017
It’s his business. It’s his private property. He has just as much right to discriminate here as he does with his home.

Read more

Capitalism and Asymmetric Information

PricesValue and Exchange

Blog12/05/2017
It's capitalism and the competitive market that generate solutions to the knowledge problems of the society, including “informational asymmetry.”

Read more

In Europe, Exploited Regional Populations Are Growing Restless

Booms and BustsWorld History

Blog12/05/2017
Since 2008, we’ve been living in lean times, and the longer people go on without a true recovery, the more resentful they’re going to be.

Read more

Shield icon wire