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Defending the Blackmailer

Cálculo y ConocimientoFilosofía y MetodologíaValor e Intercambio

07/28/2010Audio/Video
If the blackmail offer is rejected, the blackmailer may exercise his rights of free speech and publicize the secret. There is nothing amiss here. All that is happening is that an offer to maintain silence is being made. If the offer is rejected, the blackmailer does no more than exercise his right...
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Defending the Litterer

Sistema LegalFilosofía y Metodología

07/14/2010Audio/Video
There is one small, seemingly insignificant detail that destroys the case against litter and the litterer. Litter can only take place in the public domain — never in the private domain, writes Walter Block. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Jeff Riggenbach.
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Defending the Gypsy Cab Driver

Sistema LegalIntervencionismoMonopolio y Competencia

07/07/2010Audio/Video
A proper solution to the taxicab crisis is not to co-opt the movement of gypsy cab drivers by the offer to take them into the system, but rather to destroy the system of restrictive cab licenses, writes Walter Block. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Jeff Riggenbach.
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Defending the Slumlord

Teoría del Capital y el InterésEmpresarialidadFilosofía y Metodología

06/30/2010Audio/Video
The owner of ghetto housing differs little from any other purveyor of low-cost merchandise, writes Walter Block. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Jeff Riggenbach.
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Defending the Rate Buster

El EmprendedorTeoría MonetariaFilosofía y Metodología

06/23/2010Audio/Video
There is as much work to be done as there are unfulfilled desires. Therefore, no matter how much work the rate buster completes, he cannot possibly exhaust or even make an appreciable dent in the amount of work to be done, writes Walter Block. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Jeff Riggenbach.
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Defending the Speculator

Mercado FinancieroTeoría del Capital y el InterésFilosofía y Metodología

06/09/2010Audio/Video
The truth of the matter is that, far from causing starvation and famines, it is the speculator who prevents them. And far from safeguarding the lives of the people, it is the dictator who must bear the prime responsibility for causing the famine in the first place, writes Walter Block. This audio...
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Does the State Protect Us?

Gran GobiernoGuerra y Política ExteriorFilosofía y MetodologíaTeoría Política

01/06/2010Audio/Video
When the enemy is at the gates, the individual abdicates his self-reliance and places himself unreservedly under the direction of the captain; he gives up his freedom in order to attain freedom. Or so he thinks, writes Frank Chodorov (1887–1966). This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Floy Lilley.
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Dispelling Popular Great Depression Myths

Auges y DeclivesMedios y CulturaHistoria de EEUUIntroducción a la Economía Austriaca

11/18/2009Audio/Video
Stolyarov reviews Robert P. Murphy’s The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Great Depression and the New Deal (2009).
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Demand for Money and Supply of Money

Economía GlobalDinero y BancosTeoría del Capital y el InterésPreciosValor e Intercambio

10/06/2009Audio/Video
Money is the thing which serves as the generally accepted and commonly used medium of exchange. All the other functions which people ascribe to money are merely particular aspects of its primary and sole function, writes Ludwig von Mises (1881–1973). This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Jeff...
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