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  • The Business Cycle

    20 August 2014, 5:57 pm by: Mark Thornton

    In this interview, Mark Thornton contrasts the Austrian and Keynesian views of the business cycle, and also discusses the housing bailout, the Federal Reserve, inflation, and more.
  • World War One and the End of the Bourgeois Century

    20 August 2014, 3:22 pm by: Ryan McMaken

    The First World War began one hundred years ago, and it was a total disaster for Europe. The war destroyed not only the bodies and capital of millions of human beings, but it also destroyed the ideology and economy of the peaceful and prosperous century that…
  • The State’s Worst Atrocity

    20 August 2014, 3:22 pm by: Llewellyn H. Rockwell Jr.

    War has been at the heart of much pro-government ideology, and remains so today, writes Lew Rockwell. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Allan Davis.
  • The Savings and Loan Debacle: Twenty-Five Years Later

    19 August 2014, 11:16 am by: Dale Steinreich

    Many still blame “deregulation” for the financial disaster that was caused by an intricate web of federal laws and regulations, writes Dale Steinreich. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Robert Hale.
  • The Dating Market: Anarchy in Action

    19 August 2014, 11:15 am by: Julian Adorney

    Dating someone can come with a very high opportunity cost and can lead to great emotional distress and more, writes Julian Adorney. So why doesn't the government regulate dating? This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Robert Hale.
  • Marc Abela: Abenomics and Japan's Narrowing Horizons

    15 August 2014, 10:08 am by: Jeff Deist

    Jeff Deist and Marc Abela discuss the Bank of Japan's failed twenty-five year program of monetary stimulus, the resulting creation of hugely insolvent zombie banks, and the impossibility of "Abenomics". You'll enjoy hearing about Toshio Murata—a Japanese…
  • The Golden Rule vs. Catholic Case Against Free Markets

    13 August 2014, 11:52 am by: Randy England

    It is now fashionable in some intellectual Catholic circles to disparage free markets at every turn, but this requires the critics to ignore the core of free-market philosophy: the Golden Rule, writes Randy England.…
  • When State-Subsidized Industries Attack

    13 August 2014, 11:51 am by: Dave Albin

    The corn, sugar, and ethanol industries in the US are all part of a complex system of government subsidies and other favors, writes Dave Albin. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Robert Hale.
  • When High Taxes Lead to Revolution

    13 August 2014, 11:50 am by: Peter St. Onge

    The lack of revolutions, even in highly-taxed societies points to the possibility that many are willing to tolerate rather high taxation rates, writes Peter St. Onge. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Allan Davis.
  • Confusing Capitalism with Fractional Reserve Banking

    12 August 2014, 3:08 pm by: Frank Hollenbeck

    Low interest rates combined with high-risk fractional reserve banking creates a powder keg on which we’re sitting today, writes Frank Hollenbeck. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Keith Hocker.
  • The War on Drugs Is Not Like The War on Poverty

    12 August 2014, 11:44 am by: Randall G. Holcombe

    Unlike the War on Poverty, the War on Drugs is a real and bloody war by the United States against a minority group known as drug buyers and sellers, writes Randall Holcombe. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Allan Davis.
  • Hollywood and the State: A Longtime Partnership

    8 August 2014, 10:56 am by: Salmaan A. Khan

    Hollywood has a long history of joining forces with the US government. In recent decades a complex system of subsidies and direct assistance from various government agencies in the making of movies has helped bring the state and the entertainment industry even…
  • Understanding Argentina’s Coming Default

    8 August 2014, 10:55 am by: Nicolás Cachanosky

    The Argentine government has a habit of spending without restraint and then trying to cheat its creditors. But this time, it's run into a problem, writes Nicolás Cachanosky. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Robert Hale.
  • David Gordon: The Life and Times of Murray Rothbard

    7 August 2014, 10:33 pm by: Jeff Deist

    Jeff Deist and David Gordon discuss Rothbard's life from an insider's perspective, touching on his experience founding the Cato Institute, his relationship with Mises and the areas where they disagreed, his time with Ayn Rand and her Objectivist followers, and…
  • The “Entrepreneurial” State is Anything But

    6 August 2014, 10:28 am by: Tyler Kubik

    With the failure of central planning, many economists see government as an entrepreneurial institution that fosters efficiency and economic growth, writes Tyler Kubik. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Keith Hocker.
  • A Brief History of Progressivism

    5 August 2014, 2:14 pm by: Andrew Syrios

    “Progressives” throughout history repeatedly show a fondness for social engineering and state control, writes Andrew Syrios. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Allan Davis.
  • Why Faster Is Sometimes Better, But Not Always

    5 August 2014, 2:13 pm by: Jonathan Newman

    Booms and busts are brewing in the real economy, but computers that can quickly solve math problems won’t tell you much about how business cycles work, writes Jonathan Newman. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Allan Davis.
  • Labor Unions Are Anti-Labor

    1 August 2014, 11:42 am by: George Reisman

    Labor unions work to prevent increases in the productivity of workers, which is ultimately the only way to increase real wages, writes George Reisman. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Robert Hale.
  • How Government Uses “Efficiency” as an Excuse to Steal

    1 August 2014, 11:41 am by: Gary Galles

    Only individuals can determine what is efficient for themselves, writes Gary Galles. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Robert Hale.
  • Guido Hülsmann: Inside the Mind of Mises

    31 July 2014, 5:51 pm by: Jeff Deist

    Jeff Deist and Guido Hülsmann discuss Hülsmann's years spent writing Mises's biography ('Mises: The Last Knight of Liberalism'), the serendipitous discovery of Mises's papers in Moscow that made the book possible, how Mises endured and kept working as Europe…
  • The Spanish Scholastics

    31 July 2014, 8:47 am by: Jesus Huerta de Soto

    As part of the celebration of the fifth centenary of Diego de Covarrubias y Leyva, Professor Jesús Huerta de Soto reviewed the important legacy of the leading thinkers of the School of Salamanca, the Spanish intellectual forerunners of the Austrian School of…
  • Should We Build a McDonald’s on the Rim of the Grand Canyon?

    30 July 2014, 10:32 am by: Ryan McMaken

    It is worth remembering that much of the tourist economy in the West is a subsidized invention of the federal government, writes Ryan McMaken. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Keith Hocker.
  • How to Start Reforming the Federal Reserve Right Now

    29 July 2014, 10:58 am by: Brendan Brown

    Real reform of the Fed begins with setting interest rates free, the abolition of deposit insurance, and ending the Fed’s position as lender of last resort, writes Brendan Brown. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Robert Hale.
  • The Problem with Right-to-Work Laws

    29 July 2014, 10:55 am by: Logan Albright

    Right-to-work laws substitute one government mandate for another, writes Logan Albright. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Robert Hale.
  • The Neo-Mercantilist Hysteria Over US Trade Deficits

    28 July 2014, 11:59 am by: Joseph T. Salerno

    Keynesians are fond of overstating both the magnitude of the trade deficit and its alleged negative effects, writes Joseph Salerno. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Keith Hocker.
  • Graduation and Awards Ceremony

    26 July 2014, 8:21 pm by: Mises Institute

    Recorded at the Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama, on 26 July 2014. Featuring Jeff Deist, Joseph Salerno, and Douglas E. French.
  • The Economics of the Drug War

    26 July 2014, 4:15 pm by: Mark Thornton

    Recorded at the Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama, on 26 July 2014.
  • Political Entrepreneurship and the Economics of Wealth Destruction

    26 July 2014, 4:12 pm by: Thomas J. DiLorenzo

    Recorded at the Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama, on 26 July 2014.
  • Game Theory

    26 July 2014, 4:09 pm by: Lucas M. Engelhardt

    Recorded at the Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama, on 26 July 2014.
  • The Cultural Consequences of Fiat Money

    26 July 2014, 4:07 pm by: Jörg Guido Hülsmann

    Recorded at the Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama, on 26 July 2014.

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