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  • The Intolerance Behind Elizabeth Warren’s 11 Commandments of Progressivism

    29 August 2014, 4:36 pm by: William L. Anderson

    Elizabeth Warren outlines 11 Commandments of Progressivism and each requires coercion and politics to succeed, writes William Anderson. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Allan Davis.
  • The Fed and the “Salvador Dali Effect”

    29 August 2014, 4:35 pm by: Dante Bayona

    The Fed and the Treasury are betting on the fact that the dollar will remain the world’s reserve currency forever, and that the US can inflate without consequences indefinitely. The international victims of the scheme, however, are looking for a way out,…
  • Andy Duncan: The Charade of Independence for UKIP and Scotland

    29 August 2014, 3:32 pm by: Jeff Deist

    Jeff Deist and Andy Duncan discuss the rise of UKIP in England, and whether it represents a real populist anti-state uprising or just rightist politics. Andy skewers the strutting political class in London, and the charade of voting Labour or Conservative…
  • The Importance of Literary Criticism from a Free-Market Perspective

    29 August 2014, 11:07 am by: Matt McCaffrey

    There’s a lot of exciting work being done in the field of literary studies, which isn’t usually known for its sound economics, writes Matt McCaffrey. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Robert Hale.
  • Carl Menger’s Revolution

    29 August 2014, 11:07 am by: Mateusz Machaj

    Menger, Walras and Jevons are credited with creating the marginal revolution in economics. Carl Menger's contribution to this revolution, however, should be regarded as something distinct, unique, and more rigorous, writes Mateusz Machaj.…
  • Austrian Capital Theory and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

    27 August 2014, 12:29 pm by: Mark Tovey

    Austrian capital theory explains why creating a more technologically-advanced society is easier said than done, writes Mark Tovey. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Keith Hocker.
  • Pioneers in Free-Market Literary Criticism

    27 August 2014, 12:28 pm by: Jo Ann Cavallo

    Thanks to Henry Hazlitt, Paul Cantor and others, a body of work by free-market literary critics is now beginning to emerge, writes Jo Ann Cavallo. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Robert Hale.
  • Tax Cuts Are Only for the Powerful

    27 August 2014, 12:26 pm by: Crosby Kemper III

    Politicians tell us that tax cuts aren't necessary for economic growth. But when a politically-powerful company offers to move to town and hire people, the politicians fall all over themselves to offer a tax cut. Ordinary business owners, meanwhile, get no…
  • US Sanctions on Russia May Sink the Dollar

    25 August 2014, 11:06 am by: Ron Paul

    US sanctions against Russia are just the latest incentive for the world's economies to avoid dealing with the dollar, writes Ron Paul. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Allan Davis.
  • Don’t Assume What Is “Unseen” Doesn’t Exist

    25 August 2014, 11:04 am by: Gary Galles

    Economists often rely on the assumption of “other things equal.” The problem arises when politicians ignore the economy and unintended results, writes Gary Galles. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Allan Davis.
  • Marc Victor: Attorney For Freedom

    22 August 2014, 10:00 pm by: Jeff Deist

    Jeff Deist and Marc Victor discuss what's happening in Ferguson, our disappearing legal rights, and how having Butler Shaffer as a law professor radicalized him and shaped his libertarian views.…
  • 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.

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