Mises Wire

What Determines a Currency Exchange Rate?

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog05/02/2018

As far as the currency exchange rate determination is concerned, the essential variable is the relative changes in the purchasing power of various monies. 

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A Christian View of Labor Unions

Free MarketsU.S. Economy

Blog05/01/2018

Voluntary unionism is legitimate, so long as civil government does not do more than enforce the contracts agreed to by employers and laborers.

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Is "Social Entrepreneurship" the Next "Social Justice"?

Entrepreneurship

Blog05/01/2018

Contrary to much recent scholarship, there is no difference in kind between “social” entrepreneurship and mundane entrepreneurship.

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James Comey’s Forgotten Rescue of Bush-Era Torture

Big GovernmentThe Police State

Blog05/01/2018

James Comey and his allies in the media are trying to whitewash his record on torture. 

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The Latest Panic over "Assault Weapons"

Bureaucracy and Regulation

Blog05/01/2018

Merriam-Webster’s online dictionary, even changed the definition of assault rifle to fit pro-gun control talking points.

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Foreign Aid Forever?

Bureaucracy and RegulationTaxes and Spending

Blog04/30/2018

Once a government bureaucracy has been set up to do any job whatever, it will find endless excuses for expanding, prolonging, or perpetuating that job.

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Baby Alfie, the Latest Victim of Omnipotent Government

Big GovernmentHealthLegal System

Blog04/30/2018

 Ever since Plato, supporters of big government have sought to put government in charge of the lives of children

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Is the Eurocrisis Over?

Money and BanksBusiness CyclesMoney and Banking

Blog04/30/2018

There are several reasons why the euro crisis is far from being over and government finances still unsustainable.

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Freedom and Civilization

Free Markets

Blog04/28/2018

Freedom leads to economic development, and both of these conditions multiply individual development and the powers of the individual man.

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