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Audio/VideoDecember 18, 2014
Mark Thornton encourages you to join the Mises Institute in 2015

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The Harrison Narcotics Tax Act

Audio/VideoDecember 17, 2014
Interviewed by host Paul Molloy on the Freedom Works radio program, Mark Thornton discusses how the Harrison Narcotics Tax Act impacted the American public and shaped the 'War on Drugs' we know today...

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Bob Murphy: The Case for Private Defense

Audio/VideoDecember 12, 2014
Recent events surrounding Ferguson, Missouri and the choking death of Eric Garner have brought police misconduct to the forefront. Libertarians rightfully point out that police (unlike private actors) are largely immune from criminal prosecution, civil liability, or even losing their jobs. And...

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Is There Limit to China's Purchasing Power?

Audio/VideoDecember 12, 2014
Interviewed by Marina Dzhashi on the Agree or Disagree radio program, Mark Thornton of the Mises Institute and Vladimir Rojankovsky, head of research at Nord Capital, debate China’s purchasing power...

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Year-End Message

Audio/VideoDecember 11, 2014
There are so many ways to help: a single gift, a convenient monthly credit-card charge, your company's matching gift, a donation of appreciated securities, or including the Mises Institute in your Will. Even gold and Bitcoin! Your generosity now will lead to future generations of freedom...

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Michael Oliver: Rothbard vs. Rand—Can Anarcho-Capitalism and Objectivism Be Reconciled?

Audio/VideoDecember 5, 2014
If you like debating Rothbard vs. Rand — or anarcho-capitalism vs. limited government — you’ll enjoy this interview with Michael Oliver...

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Central Banks Are Not Innocent Bystanders

Audio/VideoDecember 3, 2014
The Economist recently opined that interest rates don't affect investment. This claim is based on an empirical study that contradicts what we already know: that lower prices lead to more demand. In the end, the problem lies with the researches who fail to account for the behavior of central...

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The Economics of Tipping

Audio/VideoDecember 3, 2014
Many people think that tipping is a results from stingy employers not paying a "living wage." But tipping solves multiple economic problems while making employers more likely to hire untried workers, writes Kenneth Zahringer. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Robert Hale...

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Claudio Grass: Will the Swiss Vote for Gold?

Audio/VideoNovember 26, 2014
Jeff Deist and Claudio Grass discuss this Sunday’s historic Swiss gold referendum vote from his insider’s perspective...

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War Making and Class Conflict

Audio/VideoNovember 26, 2014
Adapted from “ Imperialism and the Logic of War Making .” War is the outcome of class conflict inherent in the political relationship — the relationship between ruler and ruled, parasite and producer, tax-consumer and taxpayer. The parasitic class makes war with purpose and...

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