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American Oligarchs? Elon, Twitter, and Unnatural Elites

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04/08/2022Jeff DeistRobert P. Murphy

Jeff and Bob discuss whether America has its own oligarchs instead of Hoppe's "natural elites."

Hoppe's essay
Jeff on the wrong elites:
Bob on Piketty's bad inequality numbers:

Contact Jeff Deist

Jeff Deist is president of the Mises Institute. He previously worked as chief of staff to Congressman Ron Paul, and as an attorney for private equity clients. Contact: email; Twitter.

Contact Robert P. Murphy

Robert P. Murphy is a Senior Fellow with the Mises Institute. He is the author of numerous books: Contra Krugman: Smashing the Errors of America's Most Famous Keynesian; Chaos Theory; Lessons for the Young Economist; Choice: Cooperation, Enterprise, and Human Action; The Politically Incorrect Guide to Capitalism; Understanding Bitcoin (with Silas Barta), among others. He is also host of The Bob Murphy Show.

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