Tate Fegley and Karl-Friedrich Israel were named Mises Fellows for their work in research and teaching. Both Dr. Fegley and Dr. Israel are former summer Fellows.
Tate Fegley was awarded The Gary G. Schlarbaum Prize For excellence in research and teaching for a promising young scholar at the 2023 Mises University.
This July, almost 100 students from around the world gathered in Auburn, Alabama for the Best Week of the Year. The event was kicked off with a special virtual appearance by our mystery guest, Dr. Hans-Hermann Hoppe, who offered a deep dive into the proper methodology of the social sciences.
The rest of the week featured a schedule with some of the greatest Austrian scholars of the age, discussing topics such as money, banking, inflation, the market for security, and the history of cronyism in America. Special speakers included Ben Koether, Karen Kwiatkowski, and Steve Berger, who shared their experiences fighting the state from outside of academia.
Every year, Mises University students have the opportunity to test their knowledge of Austrian economics with an option oral exam. This year's finalists were:
Douglas E. French First Prize for First Place James Garagnon
The Kenneth Garschina Prize for Second Place Joseph Rich
The Kenneth Garschina Prize for Third Place Adam Morys
Our Mises University faculty this year included:
Dr. Per Bylund
Dr. Lucas Engelhardt
Dr. Tate Fegley
Dr. David Gordon
Dr. Jeff Herbener
Dr. Karl-Friedrich Israel
Dr. Peter Klein
Dr. Sandra Klein
Dr. Jonathan Newman
Dr. Patrick Newman
Dr. Shawn Ritenour
Dr. Joseph Salerno
Dr. Timothy Terrell
Dr. Mark Thornton
Mises Book Club
In September, the Mises Institute introduced the Mises Book Club, which aims to encourage in-depth understanding of Austrian economics and the arguments for a free society. Dr. Jonathan Newman has led two groups of undergraduate students through Murray Rothbard's influential work, For a New Liberty: The Libertarian Manifesto, with both virtual and in-person meetings.
The decision to use this book was motivated by its 50th anniversary and its reputation as a great introduction to libertarian ideas. Although written in the 1970s, much of it is relevant to current social, cultural, and economic challenges. Students have enjoyed discussing their thoughts on how Rothbard would respond to current issues.
The Mises Institute launched its Mises Apprenticeship program in July, featuring five talented content creators. Led by Content Manager Tho Bishop, Mises Apprentices have weekly sessions with Mises Institute faculty, scholars, and professionals engaged in the battle of ideas.
Our Mises Apprentices have published numerous articles for the Mises Wire, most of which have been republished in additional outlets. They are also creating content on Instagram, Twitter, and TikTok to help reach the younger generation with the ideas of the Austrian School.
Medical Freedom Summit
In August, the Mises Institute hosted Dr. Peter McCullough and Dr. Aaron Kheriaty at our Medical Freedom Summit in New Hampshire. Both men spoke out against the bio-medical security state and the pharmaceutical industrial complex. Mises supporters from around the country made the trip to listen to these brave men speak.
Dr. McCullough’s speech has quickly become one of the most popular videos on our YouTube channel, while Dr. Kheriaty’s was deemed too controversial for Big Tech and is available on alternative platforms.
Special thanks to Joe and Tracy Matarese for making this event possible.
Against Our Limitless Regime: An Empire of Lies
In September, the Mises Institute held a special event in Nashville, Tennessee, dedicated to the lies of the regime. The event featured a number of bold truthtellers, attacking a variety of the false narratives from Washington. The lineup included Dr. Jonathan Newman, Dr. Michael Rectenwald, Dr. Ted Galen Carpenter, and Karen Kwiatkowski.
Special thanks to Bryan Lee Briggs for making this event possible.
The Mises Bookstore introduced a new arrival, Principles of Economics by Saifedean Ammous
Fueling a Freer Future, our latest Mises animated video, was completed during this quarter. The series focused on one of the most important debates in the world today: proper energy policy and debunking the anti-human hysteria of climate change.
This nine-video series was made possible thanks to the generosity of Mr. Jim Kluttz
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