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Audio recordings of Mises Wire articles, offering contemporary news and opinion through the lens of Austrian economics and libertarian political economy.

    When Is Short Selling Fraudulent?

    When Is Short Selling Fraudulent?

    Shorting more than the total outstanding shares isn’t perverse or fraudulent, whereas naked short selling—depending on the context—might be.

    Why "Stakeholder Capitalism" Is a Disaster for Entrepreneurs

    Why "Stakeholder Capitalism" Is a Disaster for Entrepreneurs

    The driving force behind the stakeholder capitalism philosophy is precisely that it creates opportunities for political actors to assert disproportionate control over the economy’s resources.

    "Weapons of Mass Destruction": The Last Refuge of the Global Interventionist

    "Weapons of Mass Destruction": The Last Refuge of the Global Interventionist

    The threat of “nuclear proliferation” remains one of the great catch-all reasons—the other being “humanitarian” intervention—given for why the US regime and its allies ought to be given unlimited power to invade foreign states and impose sanctions at any given time.

    India's Farming Reform: A Lesson in Interest Group Politics

    India's Farming Reform: A Lesson in Interest Group Politics

    If Punjabi farmers had been portrayed as affluent, the media would view them as greedy entrepreneurs. But leveraging the political capital of perceived powerlessness has allowed them to obscure their true status as rent seekers. 

    The Omnipotent Power to Assassinate

    The Omnipotent Power to Assassinate

    How did the federal government acquire this omnipotent power? Certainly not by constitutional amendment. It acquired it by converting the federal government after World War II from a limited-government republic to a national security state.

    Some Coloradoans Want to Break Off and Join Wyoming. They Should at Least Get to Vote On It.

    Some Coloradoans Want to Break Off and Join Wyoming. They Should at Least Get to Vote On It.

    A state's borders should change over time to reflect demographic and ideological realities. By denying this, political leaders are effectively saying that the rights of minority populations don't matter.

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