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  • Rothbard on Self-Defense and War

    30 October 2014, 1:04 pm by: David Gordon

    Libertarians — and Murray Rothbard in particular — are not pacifists, but reject the killing of innocents and other unjustified forms of military aggression, writes David Gordon. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Dianna Keiler.
  • Price Deflation and Price Inflation Are Always “Optimal”

    30 October 2014, 1:03 pm by: Mateusz Machaj

    Price changes are the solution to a problem, not the problem itself. We should focus on what causes the price changes in the first place, writes Mateusz Machaj. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Robert Hale.
  • Patrick Barron: The End of the US Dollar Imperium

    23 October 2014, 9:38 pm by: Jeff Deist

    Jeff Deist and Patrick Barron address the issue of monetary imperialism. How does the US use the dollar as a weapon of economic and cultural power? How long can it last? What might the unprecedented collapse of a worldwide reserve currency look like? And, how…
  • The Problem With Steve Forbes’s New Gold Standard

    22 October 2014, 12:49 pm by: David Gordon

    In their new book "Money", Steve Forbes and Elizabeth Ames write with insight about the dangers of inflation and easy money, but ultimately, they fail to follow through on their analysis and instead make peace with monetary expansionism, writes David Gordon.…
  • Left and Right Agree: War Is Popular

    22 October 2014, 12:49 pm by: Andrew Syrios

    Don't expect sustained opposition to war to come from either side, writes Andrew Syrios. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Keith Hocker.
  • Tom Woods: Champion of Libertarian Dissent

    17 October 2014, 5:26 pm by: Jeff Deist

    Jeff Deist and Tom Woods to discuss Tom's new book entitled 'Real Dissent: A Libertarian Sets Fire to the Index Card of Allowable Opinion.'
  • Mises’s Contribution to Understanding Business Cycles

    16 October 2014, 4:15 pm by: Murray N. Rothbard

    In "The Theory of Money and Credit", Mises provided the basics for the long-sought explanation for that mysterious and troubling economic phenomenon — the business cycle, writes Murray Rothbard. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Robert Hale.
  • What the Feds and Bernie Madoff Have in Common

    16 October 2014, 4:14 pm by: Brandon Dutcher

    Not unlike governments, ponzi schemer Bernie Madoff used his victims' money to exhibit his "generosity" through charitable giving projects, writes Brandon Dutcher. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Keith Hocker.
  • Regulate It First, Learn About It Never

    14 October 2014, 3:54 pm by: Gary Galles

    Politicians and regulators usually don’t know what they don’t know about everything from health care to your small business, but that sort of compound ignorance won’t stop them from regulating the minutiae of everyday life and commerce, writes Gary…
  • Sports Stadiums: Temples to Crony Capitalism

    14 October 2014, 3:54 pm by: Salmaan A. Khan

    Although it's clear that they offer no economic net benefit, American cities are building taxpayer-funded sports stadiums every chance they get. Billionaire team owners and politicians benefit greatly while ordinary taxpayers do less well, writes Salmaan A.…
  • Scottish Referendum Gives Reasons to be Hopeful

    14 October 2014, 3:53 pm by: Ron Paul

    The smaller the size of government, the less power it has to hobble free enterprise with taxes and regulations, writes Ron Paul. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Robert Hale.
  • Claudio Grass: The Upcoming Swiss Gold Referendum

    11 October 2014, 10:23 am by: Jeff Deist

    Jeff Deist and Claudio Grass discuss the uniquely Swiss mindset behind the upcoming Swiss gold referendum, and how decentralization of political power is part of Swiss DNA; the tremendous geopolitical aftershocks that would occur if the referendum passes —…
  • Why Historical Revisionism Matters

    9 October 2014, 10:59 am by: Ralph Raico

    Historical revisionism is the process of unmasking government excuses for war and war-making, writes Ralph Raico. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Robert Hale.
  • Joseph Becker: Economic Liberty Denied

    3 October 2014, 12:26 pm by: Jeff Deist

    Jeff Deist and Joseph Becker discuss the illusion of judicial remedies for most Americans; how Becker is attacking cronyism in Nevada; how a Rothbardian legal system might deal with torts, crimes, and externalities; and how the statist 20th century courts…
  • The NCAA Racket

    3 October 2014, 10:35 am by: Andrew Syrios

    The NCAA ensures there is no functioning job market for athletes and no competition to which students might go seeking higher pay, writes Andrew Syrios. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Keith Hocker.
  • The Ethics of Entrepreneurship and Profit

    3 October 2014, 10:35 am by: Hans-Hermann Hoppe

    In a free market, entrepreneurs profit by providing something of value that people will voluntarily purchase, writes Hans-Hermann Hoppe. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Robert Hale.
  • How Third-Party Payers Drive Up Medical Costs

    30 September 2014, 10:56 am by: Willem G. Cornax

    The modern health insurance industry, a by-product of government regulation and tax policy, has led to a system in which the consumer of medical services doesn’t know the costs or final prices charged for services. Without a functioning system of price…
  • Patrick Barron: Currency Wars and the Death of the Euro

    25 September 2014, 9:16 pm by: Jeff Deist

    Jeff Deist and Patrick Barron discuss what's going on in the EU, how Germany in particular suffers from being yoked to the other Eurozone nations, and what the comeback of the Deutsche Mark might mean for Europe—and for America.
  • Drug Warriors Claim Colorado Going to Pot

    24 September 2014, 11:03 am by: Mark Thornton

    Drug warriors rely on bad and manipulated data to make the claim that respecting private property rights in Colorado is “terrible public policy,” writes Mark Thornton. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Keith Hocker.
  • Austrians, Fractional Reserves, and the Money Multiplier

    24 September 2014, 11:03 am by: Robert Batemarco

    Austrian economists have been wrongly accused of many intellectual crimes when it comes to fractional reserve banking. Robert Batemarco adds some clarity to the debate. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Robert Hale.
  • David Farrer: A Scottish Libertarian Deconstructs the Vote

    19 September 2014, 12:45 pm by: Jeff Deist

    Jeff Deist and David Farrer deconstruct Thursday’s referendum vote from a libertarian perspective.
  • Some Trends Facing our Economy

    15 September 2014, 12:46 pm by: Mark Thornton

    Interviewed by Merlin Rothfeld and John O'Donnell, Mark Thornton discusses the seven mega-trends facing our economy and what it means looking forward. Dr. Thornton also talks about the great classes available at Mises.org which will further improve your…
  • The Unseen Costs of the Minimum Wage

    15 September 2014, 11:34 am by: Josh Grossman

    Supporters of minimum wage hikes claim they have little or no effect on employment, the law of demand makes it clear the effects of price controls are very real, writes Josh Grossman. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Keith Hocker.
  • Dr. David Howden: Let Banks Fail! (Central and Otherwise)

    11 September 2014, 11:18 pm by: Jeff Deist

    Jeff Deist and David Howden discuss the history of banking in America before 1913, the supposed justifications for the Federal Reserve Act, and why American economists all seem to be thrall to—and on the payroll of—the Fed. David also lays out the…
  • Is This the Libertarian Moment?

    11 September 2014, 1:28 pm by: Llewellyn H. Rockwell Jr.

    Political consultants and mainstream reporters are fixated on electoral politics, as if no other form of societal change were conceivable, writes Lew Rockwell. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Keith Hocker.
  • Blaming That Cold Weather Culprit

    11 September 2014, 1:27 pm by: Devin Leary-Hanebrink

    The Fed and it's friends blamed cold weather for much of the year's lackluster economic growth. But cold weather does not explain the economic slowdown because cold weather does not stop economic activity, it merely shifts it to other activities and products,…
  • A Lesson in Economic Analysis from the Minimum Wage Debate

    11 September 2014, 1:26 pm by: Kenneth A. Zahringer

    Supporters of government interventions like minimum wages. Careful analysis reveals another story, however, writes Kenneth Zahringer. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Robert Hale.
  • The U.S. and World Economy

    5 September 2014, 5:37 pm by: Mark Thornton

    Interviewed by host Jack Thompson, Mark Thornton discusses some Austrian economics basics and analyzes today’s economy through the lens of Austrian Economics.
  • Currency Issues

    5 September 2014, 4:21 pm by: Mark Thornton

    Interviewed by host Chuck Morse, Mark Thornton discusses money, the role of the Federal Reserve, the gold standard, and he offers some suggestions for an improved monetary system.
  • You Can’t Run an Economy with Spreadsheets

    5 September 2014, 2:31 pm by: Nicolás Cachanosky

    An economy cannot be successfully planned with computers and technicians. Mises and Hayek proved this decades ago, writes Nicolás Cachanosky. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Allan Davis.

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