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Audio (.mp3, .wav, etc.) Authors Forum: Property, Freedom & Society

Recorded 11 March 2010 at the Ludwig von Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama.

Stephan Kinsella Thursday, March 11, 2010
Windows Media Video (.wmv) Authors Forum: Property, Freedom & Society

Recorded 11 March 2010 at the Ludwig von Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama.

Stephan Kinsella Thursday, March 11, 2010
Audio (.mp3, .wav, etc.) Wage Earners and Employers

Recorded on 10 May 1962, and aired on 17 May 1962 during the intermission of the U.S. Steel Concert Hour.  Mises had been asked to respond to the question: "Are the interests of the American wage earners in conflict with those of their employers, or are the two in agreement?"  This rare recording of Mises is made available through the generosity of Bettina Bien Greaves. [5:55]

Ludwig von Mises Tuesday, February 02, 2010
Audio (.mp3, .wav, etc.) 1. The First Philosopher-Economists: the Greeks

1. The First Philosopher-Economists: the Greeks Various Artists Economic Thought Before Adam Smith

Murray N. Rothbard Tuesday, January 05, 2010
Audio (.mp3, .wav, etc.) Acknowledgements

Acknowledgements Various Artists Economic Thought Before Adam Smith

Murray N. Rothbard Tuesday, January 05, 2010
Audio (.mp3, .wav, etc.) Introduction

Introduction Various Artists Economic Thought Before Adam Smith

Murray N. Rothbard Tuesday, January 05, 2010
Audio (.mp3, .wav, etc.) XVII. Indirect Exchange (continued)

XVII. Indirect Exchange (continued) Various Artists Human Action: A Treatise on Economics

Ludwig von Mises Tuesday, September 29, 2009
Audio (.mp3, .wav, etc.) XVII. Indirect Exchange (continued)

XVII. Indirect Exchange (continued) Various Artists Human Action: A Treatise on Economics

Ludwig von Mises Tuesday, September 29, 2009
Audio (.mp3, .wav, etc.) XVI. Prices (continued)

XVI. Prices (continued) Various Artists Human Action: A Treatise on Economics

Ludwig von Mises Thursday, September 24, 2009
Audio (.mp3, .wav, etc.) XXI. Work and Wages (continued)

XXI. Work and Wages (continued) Various Artists Human Action: A Treatise on Economics

Ludwig von Mises Friday, October 02, 2009
Audio (.mp3, .wav, etc.) XX. Interest, Credit Expansion, and the Trade Cycle (continued)

XX. Interest, Credit Expansion, and the Trade Cycle (continued) Various Artists Human Action: A Treatise on Economics

Ludwig von Mises Thursday, October 01, 2009
Audio (.mp3, .wav, etc.) XVIII. Action in the Passing of Time (continued)

XVIII. Action in the Passing of Time (continued) Various Artists Human Action: A Treatise on Economics

Ludwig von Mises Wednesday, September 30, 2009
Audio (.mp3, .wav, etc.) XV. The Market (continued)

XV. The Market (continued) Various Artists Human Action: A Treatise on Economics

Ludwig von Mises Friday, August 14, 2009
Audio (.mp3, .wav, etc.) XV. The Market (continued)

XV. The Market (continued) Various Artists Human Action: A Treatise on Economics

Ludwig von Mises Friday, August 14, 2009
Windows Media Video (.wmv) The Role of Freedom in Economic Well Being: A Look at Evidence

Recorded at San Jose State University; September 25, 2003 [56:54]

Walter Block Monday, December 11, 2006
Windows Media Video (.wmv) The Classical Liberal Theory of Empire

Ralph Raico Tuesday, November 28, 2006
Windows Media Video (.wmv) Mises in 1919

Jörg Guido Hülsmann Wednesday, November 22, 2006
Windows Media Video (.wmv) The Firm vs. Nationalism

Peter G. Klein Wednesday, November 22, 2006
Windows Media Video (.wmv) The Anti-Imperialist League and the Battle Against Empire

Thomas E. Woods, Jr. Wednesday, November 22, 2006
Windows Media Video (.wmv) The New Global Marketplace

Sudha R. Shenoy Wednesday, November 22, 2006
Windows Media Video (.wmv) Taxation, Inflation, and War

Joseph T. Salerno Wednesday, November 22, 2006
Windows Media Video (.wmv) Small States, Global Economy

Jeffrey M. Herbener Wednesday, November 22, 2006
Audio (.mp3, .wav, etc.) A Libertarian Gallop Through American History

Thomas E. Woods, Jr. Monday, October 02, 2006
Windows Media Video (.wmv) A Libertarian Gallop Through American History

Thomas E. Woods, Jr. Monday, October 02, 2006
Audio (.mp3, .wav, etc.) 350 Years of Economic Theory in 50 Minutes

Mark Thornton Monday, October 02, 2006
Windows Media Video (.wmv) 350 Years of Economic Theory in 50 Minutes

Mark Thornton Monday, October 02, 2006
Audio (.mp3, .wav, etc.) How States Fall and Liberty Triumphs

Llewellyn H. Rockwell Jr. Tuesday, March 02, 2004
Windows Media Video (.wmv) Profit, Loss and the Entrepreneur (video)

Joseph T. Salerno Friday, June 16, 2006
Windows Media Video (.wmv) Price Controls: Case Studies (video)

Joseph T. Salerno Thursday, June 15, 2006
Windows Media Video (.wmv) The Determination of Prices (video)

Joseph T. Salerno Wednesday, June 14, 2006
Windows Media Video (.wmv) Exchange and Demand (video)

Joseph T. Salerno Tuesday, June 13, 2006
Windows Media Video (.wmv) Scarcity, Choice, and Value (video)

Joseph T. Salerno Monday, June 12, 2006
Audio (.mp3, .wav, etc.) 8. Welfare and the Welfare State

Narrated by Jeff Riggenbach [1:24:23]

Murray N. Rothbard Friday, June 30, 2006
Audio (.mp3, .wav, etc.) 7. Education

Narrated by Jeff Riggenbach [1:06:58]

Murray N. Rothbard Friday, June 23, 2006
Audio (.mp3, .wav, etc.) The Core of What Economics Teaches

Hosted at the Mises Institute on 30 April 2010. Sponsored by Jeremy S. Davis.

Robert P. Murphy Friday, April 30, 2010
Audio (.mp3, .wav, etc.) How High Can the Price of Gold Go?

Brown Bag Seminar; Recorded at the Mises Institute on February 10, 2005. [1:01:20]

Mark Thornton Thursday, February 10, 2005
Audio (.mp3, .wav, etc.) Ludwig von Mises as a Laissez-faire Radical: The Quest for the Historical Mises

From the Libertarian Heritage Series, sponsored by the Center for Libertarian Studies; October 16, 1981. [32:59]

Murray N. Rothbard Wednesday, April 14, 2004
Windows Media Video (.wmv) The Road to Serfdom

Finally, here is an edition of Road to Serfdom that does justice to its monumental status in the history of liberty. It contains a foreword by the editor of the Hayek Collected Works, Bruce Caldwell. Caldwell has added helpful explanatory notes and citation corrections, among other improvements. For this reason, the publisher decided to call this "the definitive edition." It truly is.

This spell-binding book is a classic in the history of liberal ideas. It was singularly responsible for launching an important debate on the relationship between political and economic freedom. It made the author a world-famous intellectual. It set a new standard for what it means to be a dissident intellectual. It warned of a new form of despotism enacted in the name of liberation. And though it appeared in 1944, it continues to have a remarkable impact. No one can consider himself well-schooled in modern political ideas without having absorbed its lessons.

What F.A. Hayek saw, and what most all his contemporaries missed, was that every step away from the free market and toward government planning represented a compromise of human freedom generally and a step toward a form of dictatorship--and this is true in all times and places. He demonstrated this against every claim that government control was really only a means of increasing social well-being. Hayek said that government planning would make society less liveable, more brutal, more despotic. Socialism in all its forms is contrary to freedom.

Nazism, he wrote, is not different in kind from Communism. Further, he showed that the very forms of government that England and America were supposedly fighting abroad were being enacted at home, if under a different guise. Further steps down this road, he said, can only end in the abolition of effective liberty for everyone.

Capitalism, he wrote, is the only system of economics compatible with human dignity, prosperity, and liberty. To the extent we move away from that system, we empower the worst people in society to manage what they do not understand.

The beauty of this book is not only in its analytics but in its style, which is unrelenting and passionate. Even today, the book remains a source of controversy. Socialists who imagine themselves to be against dictatorship cannot abide his argument, and they never stop attempting to refute it.

Misesians might find themselves disappointed that Hayek did not go far enough, and made too many compromises in the course of his argument. Even so, anyone who loves liberty cannot but feel a sense of gratitude that this book exists and remains an important part of the debate today.

The Mises Institute was honored that Hayek served as a founding member of our board of advisers, and is very pleased to offer this book again to a world that desperately needs to hear its message.

Friedrich A. Hayek Wednesday, January 19, 2005
Windows Media Video (.wmv) Mises: The Musical

This musical reconstruction of a setting from the Mises Circle in the interwar years, was performed at the Austrian Scholars Conference 2005: its debut! The stars are members of the senior faculty of the Mises Institute. The original German texts by Felix Kaufmann have been rendered in English. Enjoy! [38:17]

Mises Institute Thursday, March 24, 2005
Windows Media Video (.wmv) Money, Banking and the Federal Reserve

Thomas Jefferson and Andrew Jackson understood "The Monster". But to most Americans today, Federal Reserve is just a name on the dollar bill. They have no idea of what the central bank does to the economy, or to their own economic lives; of how and why it was founded and operates; or of the sound money and banking that could end the statism, inflation, and business cycles that the Fed generates.

Dedicated to Murray N. Rothbard, steeped in American history and Austrian economics, and featuring Ron Paul, Joseph Salerno, Hans Hoppe, and Lew Rockwell, this extraordinary new film is the clearest, most compelling explanation ever offered of the Fed, and why curbing it must be our first priority.

Alan Greenspan is not, we're told, happy about this 42-minute blockbuster. Watch it, and you'll understand why. This is economics and history as they are meant to be: fascinating, informative, and motivating. This movie could change America.

(NTSC format for DVD) or (NTSC format for US VCRs)

Mises Institute Tuesday, March 02, 2004
Audio (.mp3, .wav, etc.) The Costs of a Gold Standard

Roger W. Garrison talks about The Costs of a Gold Standard at  the Capitol Hill Conference on the Gold Standard: An Austrian Perspective in 1983.

Roger W. Garrison Wednesday, April 21, 2004
Audio (.mp3, .wav, etc.) Value, Utility, and Price

Value, Utility, and Price Various Artists Mises University 2009

Jeffrey M. Herbener Wednesday, July 29, 2009
Windows Media Video (.wmv) Value, Utility, and Price

Value, Utility, and Price Various Artists Mises University 2009

Jeffrey M. Herbener Wednesday, July 29, 2009
Audio (.mp3, .wav, etc.) The Gilded Age and the Gold Standard

The Gilded Age and the Gold Standard Thomas DiLorenzo The Gold Standard Revisited

Thomas J. DiLorenzo Tuesday, November 04, 2008
Audio (.mp3, .wav, etc.) Inflation and the Bolsheviks

Inflation and the Bolsheviks. Yuri Maltsev, editor of Marxism Unmasked and a Russian economist in the last days of the Soviet state, explains the hidden history of inflation in Russia before the revolution. Inflation crippled society and destabilized the

Yuri N. Maltsev Tuesday, November 04, 2008
Audio (.mp3, .wav, etc.) How Abolishing the Fed Would Change Everything (for the better)

How Abolishing the Fed Would Change Everything (for the better) Llewellyn H. Rockwell. Jr. The Gold Standard Revisited

Llewellyn H. Rockwell Jr. Tuesday, November 04, 2008
Audio (.mp3, .wav, etc.) The Founding of The Federal Reserve

Recorded in Houston, Texas; October 27, 1984. [1:04:58]

Murray N. Rothbard Wednesday, April 14, 2004
Windows Media Video (.wmv) The Founding of The Federal Reserve

Recorded in Houston, Texas; October 27, 1984. [1:04:58]

Murray N. Rothbard Wednesday, April 14, 2004
Audio (.mp3, .wav, etc.) Skyscrapers and Business Cycles

Skyscrapers and Business Cycles Mark Thornton Our Enemy, Inflation

Mark Thornton Monday, January 26, 2009
Audio (.mp3, .wav, etc.) The Gold Dollar

The Gold Dollar Llewellyn H. Rockwell. Jr. Our Enemy, Inflation

Llewellyn H. Rockwell Jr. Monday, January 26, 2009
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