Mises Wire

Brexit Shows Why Central Planning Won't Work

Global EconomyInterventionismPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog10 hours ago

Central planning relies on successfully predicting the future. Unfortunately for central planners, this is an impossible task.

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Abolish the FBI

Legal SystemU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog20 hours ago

Never constitutional, the FBI was formed to compete against more effective private agencies. It now functions to shield politicians from the law.

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Top Ten Most-Read Articles in June

Global EconomyMedia and CultureMoney and BanksInterventionism

Blog22 hours ago

Our most popular articles from June.

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The Supreme Court’s New Attack on the Fourth Amendment

Legal SystemThe Police StateU.S. History


Not surprisingly, the Supreme Court — part of the US government — recently decided to expand the powers and privileges of the US government.

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Social Darwinism and the Free Market

Free Markets


If Social Darwinism is all about selfish competition ... then Darwin was not a Social Darwinist.

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Why Profitability Matters, and Market Forces Are Not Random

Financial Markets


The success or failure of investment in stocks depends ultimately on the same factors that determine success or failure of any business.

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