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COLUNA: As doações da velha imprensa ao Partido Democrata

COLUNA: As doações da velha imprensa ao Partido Democrata

Não deve ser nenhuma surpresa ao leitor ver a grande mídia rasgando elogios ao Partido Democrata, enquanto Donald Trump e os Republicanos são sempre ridicularizados. Uma rápida conferida nos doadores da velha imprensa nas...

How to Assemble a Winning Combination of Resources — Steven Phelan

How to Assemble a Winning Combination of Resources — Steven Phelan

Austrian Capital Theory holds that capital assets are heterogeneous and complementary. In business language, that means an entrepreneur can assemble set of assets that are special to his or her firm and combined in...

Mexican BMW Factory Shows Us the Benefits of Free Trade

Mexican BMW Factory Shows Us the Benefits of Free Trade

President Trump’s trade approach seems to be telling foreign producers and countries, “Do what I demand or I will punish you with higher tariffs that will make you wish you had.” The fact that...

Article Submission Guidelines for Mises Wire

Article Submission Guidelines for Mises Wire

[Revised June 18, 2019] Are you interested in submitting an article for publication at Mises Wire? Here are the basic guidelines. 1. Please use the phrase “Mises Wire submission” in your subject line. Feel...

Low Inflation Is No Threat to the Economy

Low Inflation Is No Threat to the Economy

“When interest rates are low central banks don’t have much room to maneuver to deal with a crisis,” the New York Fed President John Williams said on Wednesday, June 6, 2019. In addition, according...

The Righteous Bosses of the New Deal

The Righteous Bosses of the New Deal

[From The Roosevelt Myth (1948)] There never has been in American politics a religion so expansively and luminously righteous as the New Deal. From the beginning to the end it was constant in one...

Doctors Are Not "Playing God," But the Government Certainly Is

Doctors Are Not "Playing God," But the Government Certainly Is

I have a right to end my own life, because it is my life. It therefore follows that I also have a right to ask another person if they are willing to perform this...

Why Most People Embrace the State — And Why Some Will Always Reject It

Why Most People Embrace the State — And Why Some Will Always Reject It

[From “Concepts of the Role of Intellectuals In Social Change Toward Laissez Faire” in The Journal of Libertarian Studies, Fall 1990] Why, La Boétie cries out in anguish, why, when reason teaches us the...

Inflation: The Soviet Tool for Destroying Money

Inflation: The Soviet Tool for Destroying Money

In March 1919, the Communist Party headed by Vladimir Lenin stated in its newly drafted program that among the party objectives was the complete abolition of money. The State Bank of Russia would be...

Why the Next British Prime Minister Should Privatize the BBC

Why the Next British Prime Minister Should Privatize the BBC

Public service broadcasting should be removed from the public policy lexicon and the BBC should be privatised — though not necessarily fully commercialised. The concept of “public service broadcasting” might have been justifiable at...

Iran: America’s Latest Drive for War

Iran: America’s Latest Drive for War

This week, two oil tankers exploded in the Persian Gulf, reportedly as a result of a limpet mine attack. Neither tanker flew a US flag. One was Panama-flagged, and the other was Marshall Islands-flagged....

Mulher que acusou Neymar de estupro diz ter perdido o celular

Mulher que acusou Neymar de estupro diz ter perdido o celular

Ao sair da delegacia, o advogado de Najila afirmou que “há um manancial de provas” contra Neymar. Najila Trindade, modelo que acusa Neymar de estupro e agressão, prestou depoimento, nesta terça-feira (18), durante quatro...

Bitcoin & Blockchain

Bitcoin & Blockchain

  We are going to take advantage of one of the most known real-life examples in order to introduce the concept of blockchain, its characteristics and its practical usefulness, also explaining how to mine...

Bolsonaro explica decisão sobre cobrança das bagagens em voos

Bolsonaro explica decisão sobre cobrança das bagagens em voos

Presidente diz que costumava viajar sem mala e que pagava “pelos outros”. Trecho de MP que determinava gratuidade de bagagens de até 23 quilos em voos domésticos foi vetado. O presidente da República, Jair...

ONU anuncia plano para combater discurso de ódio

ONU anuncia plano para combater discurso de ódio

ONU convocou os governos, as empresas tecnológicas e as instituições educativas “a dar um passo à frente” para responder ao fenômeno do discurso de ódio. O secretário-geral da ONU, António Guterres, lançou um plano...