Free Market


The Fallacies of Bernie Sanders

By David Gordon Mises Institute November 27, 2016   The Fallacies of Bernie Sanders   Where Bernie Went Wrong: And Why His Remedies Will Just Make Crony Capitalism Worse. By Hunter Lewis.  Axios Press, 2016. 284 pages. Hunter Lewis has rendered a great service with his new book. Writing from an Austrian perspective, he has […]

The Fallacies of Bernie Sanders

Ron Paul

Blame Government, Not Markets for Monopoly

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute October 31, 2016   Blame Government, Not Markets for Monopoly   When Time-Warner announced it planned to merge with another major communications firm, many feared the new company would exercise near-total monopoly power. These concerns led some to call for government action to block the merger in order to […]


Bloomberg: Abolish Cash to Create a Freer Market

By Daily Bell Staff The Daily Bell September 6, 2016   Bloomberg: Abolish Cash to Create a Freer Market     Want a Free Market? Abolish Cash … If you believe that government meddling in financial markets was responsible for the last recession and the lackluster recovery, you might be right. But probably not in the […]

Bloomberg: Abolish Cash to Create a Freer Market

Judge Andrew Napolitano: What the 1st Amendment Really Means

Judge Andrew Napolitano: What the 1st Amendment Really Means

By Mises Institute August 14, 2016   Judge Andrew Napolitano: What the 1st Amendment Really Means   Judge Napolitano, the great constitutional scholar and legal analyst for Fox News, recently gave a dynamite talk to our Mises U students on the real meaning of the 1st Amendment. While many protections in the Bill of Rights […]


The Path to Fed-Exit

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute July 25, 2016   I recently proposed that the liberty movement capitalize on Brexit with “Fed-exit”: a campaign to “secede” from the Federal Reserve. Fed-exit could be accomplished with a few simple policy changes. Passing Audit the Fed is a good first step toward Fed-exit. Contrary to the Federal Reserve’s […]

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Privatize the Police

Privatize the Police

By Murray N. Rothbard Mises Institute July 13, 2016   Abolition of the public sector means, of course, that all pieces of land, all land areas, including streets and roads, would be owned privately, by individuals, corporations, cooperatives, or any other voluntary groupings of individuals and capital. The fact that all streets and land areas would be private […]


Hillary Clinton’s Easy Choices

By David Gordon Mises.org June 30, 2016   Few books have as misleading a title as Hard Choices. For Hillary Clinton, as this tedious memoir of her years as Secretary of State makes evident, there are no hard choices. The Solutions to all political and economic problems are easy. We must always rely on the directing […]

For Hillary Clinton, as this tedious memoir of her years as Secretary of State makes evident, there are no hard choices.

The Next Recession Looms Large

Make America Great Again

By Peter Schiff Euro Pacific Capital May 5, 2016   Make America Great Again   Donald Trump’s critics have heaped scorn on his calls for protective tariffs to deal with America’s widening trade imbalance and the resulting loss of higher–paying blue color jobs. Some have accused him of trying to turn back the clock in […]


The European Union Is Anti-European

By Louis Rouanet Mises.org April 4, 2016   The European Union Is Anti-European   What is Europe? It seems that no rigorous answer can be provided. Europe is not exactly a continent. It is not a political entity. It is not a united people. The best definition, in fact, may be that Europe is the outcome of […]

The European Union Is Anti-European

Lew Rockwell

The Truth About Politics

By Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr. LewRockwell.com February 1, 2016 The Truth About Politics   The very first votes of the 2016 presidential election season will be cast tonight in the Iowa caucuses. This is supposed to fill us with happy thoughts about self-government, civic virtue, rational deliberation, and about politics as the way the people’s will […]


The Market Doesn’t Solve Problems; People Do

By Louis Rouanet Mises.org January 29, 2016   The Market Doesn’t Solve Problems; People Do   It is wrongly accepted by many liberals (i.e., libertarians) that most, if not all, social problems can be “solved by the market.” But clearly, the “market” cannot magically solve our problems. Let it be clear that there is no doubt […]

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Ludwig von Mises, Genius?

By Bettina Bien Greaves Mises.org September 29, 2015   Ludwig von Mises, Genius?   For decades, Ludwig von Mises (1881–1973) was the leading spokesman for the Austrian school of economics. An advocate of free markets and a critic of government interference, he stood for peaceful and voluntary cooperation. Whenever possible, he spoke out for individual […]

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Venezuelans Launch Mises Institute to Take Down Chavismo

By Sabrina Martín PanAm Post August 22, 2015   Venezuelans Launch Mises Institute to Take Down Chavismo     Even in the face of tremendous adversity, Venezuelan activists are not giving up. In order to counter the official government narrative of the Nicolás Maduro administration, local libertarians have launched the Ludwig von Mises Institute Venezuela, […]

Mises Venezuela was inspired by the Alabama-based Ludwig von Mises Institute, as well as several others by the same name around the world. (Mises Venezuela)