Mises Wire

Furloughed Federal Employees are Still Paid More Than You

Taxes and Spending

Blog01/12/2019

Federal workers are paid so much more (17 percent more) than private sector workers, they could lose almost nine weeks of pay, never receive back pay, and still be better paid than their private-sector colleagues.

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Trump's "Gut Feeling"

01/12/2019Power & Market

Trump’s gut has it right. The stock market is in trouble and he knows he needs to blame someone — Fed Chair Jerome Powell — early and often.

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Joe Salerno on Mises and Nationalism

ImmigrationPrivate Property

01/11/2019Audio/Video
Jeff Deist and Dr. Joe Salerno examine Ludwig von Mises's views on nationalism and immigration.
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Still Fighting the Last War Against Socialism

01/11/2019Power & Market

Why does socialism keep cropping up, and why people keep falling for something so patently evil and unworkable?

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The Government Shutdown Exposes Another Reason to Abolish the TSA

Blog01/11/2019

There is no evidence that the TSA makes air travel safer, but the federalization of airport security in 2002 has made airport security more fragile and unmanageable in the face of a government "shutdown."

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Codes to Live By

Philosophy and Methodology

01/11/2019Reviews
Hazlitt sees clearly that because capitalism promotes freedom, justice and productivity it has far more right to be called "social" (or "moral") than socialism which in its despotism actually promotes a code of immorality.
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