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2020 Election – The Least Important Presidential Election

John Rubino and Ian Klassen are returning guests on this week’s radio program.   With America more politically divided than ever, Americans believe the 2020 Presidential election is the most important election in our history. But with regard to America’s economic future whether it is Trump or Biden who wins, it won’t make much difference. ... [Read More]

The America of 1776 Is All but Gone!

For quite a few years I have backed away from discussing politics in this letter because I wanted to stay focused on my main intent, which is to help subscribers’ profit from information I strive to provide. But alas it’s impossible to completely ... [Read More]

The Gold Bull Market? Are We Nearing the End?

Rick Rule, Dr. Quinton Hennigh and Michael Oliver return as guests on the radio program. Bernard Baruch was successful because he bought stocks that no one wanted and sold to panic buyers. Rick is known to follow that strategy. He is known buy ... [Read More]

Rand Paul Is Right about the Nazis and Socialism

Mises in 1944: "The German and the Russian systems of socialism have in common the fact that the government has full control of the means of production." This Audio Mises Wire is generously sponsored by Christopher Condon. Narrated by Millian ... [Read More]

Negotiators Take Another Run At A Stimulus Package…

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts Rocktober 22, 2020 * Currencies & metals rally on Wednesday * But get sold on Thursday... UGH!  Good day… And a Tub Thumpin’ Thursday to you! Yesterday was another gray and gloomy day here, and Tuesday ... [Read More]

The Privilege of Politics

Actor Chris Pratt finds himself a target of left Hollywood and various social media enforcers for his apparent lack of support for Joe Biden, a sin in his industry. Pratt has endorsed neither Biden nor Trump, which seems eminently sensible for a ... [Read More]

Why Racism Can’t Explain Europe’s Drive for Conquest and Colonial Power

There has been a resurgence in investigating the imperial past of Europe. By consuming blistering critiques of European imperialism, one is likely to surmise that conquests are solely driven by hatred and racism. Some commentators imply that the ... [Read More]

Central Banks and the Problem with Playing God

It seems the reach and influence of central banks has never been higher, yet they are increasingly flying blind in an environment where central bank tools are growing ever more imprecise and dangerous. This Audio Mises Wire is generously sponsored by ... [Read More]

How Decades of Media and Faculty Bias Have Pushed America to the Left

It’s been clear for decades that national news organizations such as CNN and the New York Times tend to be biased in favor of social democracy (i.e., “progressivism”) and what we would generally call a “left-wing” ideology. Journalists, for instance, ... [Read More]

Everything is Staged

All the staging is a means to an end, and everyone in America is nothing more than a means to an end: close the sale so the few can continue exploiting the many.You know how realtors stage a house to increase its marketability: first, they remove all ... [Read More]

Google está haciendo más difícil encontrar el contenido del Instituto Mises

By: Tho Bishop El 5 de octubre, el artículo de Ryan McMaken «Los oficiales de policía amenazan con renunciar si el público sigue exigiendo responsabilidades» logró alcanzar el primer puesto en Reddit. Pronto fue retirado de la popular plataforma de ... [Read More]

Off The Cuff: Media Censorship & Misinformation

In this week’s Off The Cuff podcast, Chris and John Rubino discuss: Media misinformation is rampant now Disgruntled people are migrating to independent sources Ideological influence and financial inequality are making us a more divided society ... [Read More]

Daily Digest 10/20 – The Military Industrial Complex Has Won, Why Central Bankers Got Serious About Digital Cash

Economy Iran To Import North Korean missiles In 25-Year Military Deal With China (ms) Following the end on the 18th of October of the 13-year United Nations’ embargo on Iran buying or selling weapons, the roll-out of the military component of the ... [Read More]

Was Hoppe Wrong About Democracy?

Hans-Hermann Hoppe has shown in his writings on democracy that democracy leads to economic impoverishment and political disaster under certain conditions.  But what are those conditions, and are they dominant in electoral institutions in the United ... [Read More]

Comedy vs. the State

Dave Smith is a New York–based stand-up comedian, radio personality, and political commentator. Dave can be seen regularly on The Greg Gutfeld Show and Red Eye on Fox News, as well as Kennedy on Fox Business Network. In 2013 Dave was featured as one ... [Read More]

The Trillion-Dollar F-35 Fighter Program Does Not Make Americans Safer

Overspending on the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program does not make America any safer. The president’s military spending increase is based on the false premise that more spending equals more security. More spending may even make America less safe by ... [Read More]

The Stimulus Deadline Comes & Goes…

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts October 21, 2020 * Currencies & metals are rallying this morning...  * The Bond Boys don't like the no stimulus decision...  Good Day… And a Wonderful Wednesday to you! Well, my former ... [Read More]

The New Tyranny Few Even Recognize

Clearly, the Fed reckons the public is foolish enough to believe the Fed's money will actually be "free." It's pretty much universally recognized that authorities use crises to impose "emergency powers" that become permanent. This erosion of civil ... [Read More]

Google Is Making it Harder to Find Mises Institute Content

By: Tho Bishop On October 5, Ryan McMaken’s article "Police Officers Threaten to Quit If the Public Keeps Demanding Accountability" managed to hit the top spot on Reddit. It was soon removed from the popular social media platform under very ... [Read More]

No, the Stock Market Isn’t a “Leading Indicator” of Economic Prosperity

In an unhampered economy, stock prices would reflect the availability of savings for investment and capital. But in an inflationary economy, rising stock prices suggest something very different. This Audio Mises Wire is generously sponsored by ... [Read More]


For a bull trend to perpetuate it occasionally needs to climb a wall of worry. Bearish investors are always on the lookout for a theme that will provide them with an opportunity to short a stock or sector. If prices rise, investors who shorted-shares ... [Read More]

Powell Talks About A Digital Currency For Us!

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts   Rocktober 20, 2020   * Currencies and metals have a "meh day" * It's not time, yet, for Chuck to gloat...    Good Day… And a Tom Terrific and Manfred the Wonder Dog Day to you! Well, I voted ... [Read More]