Audio Articles

Audio Articles

Narrated versions of selected Mises.org articles and essays, including Audio Mises Wire and Audio Mises Daily.

Lighting the Gas under European Feet: How Politicians and Journalists Get Energy So Wrong

05/20/2022Mises Media

Green energy advocates want us to believe we easily can transition from conventional fuels to renewables. In truth, such a transition not only would devastate world economies, but also is not technologically possible.

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Student Loans and Government Subsidies: Another Government "Benefit" Creates Financial Chaos

05/20/2022Mises Media

Since the Obama administration nationalized the student loan program, we have seen student debt metastasize. Unfortunately, the Biden administration looks to make things even worse.

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Baby Formula: Thank Protectionists and the FDA for the Shortage

05/19/2022Mises Media

With the shortage have come the usual half-baked bromides about "evil corporations" and how they aren't regulated enough. The real fault lies with welfare statists, Trump-style protectionists, and the FDA. 

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The Transgender Debate Should Be about Women's Freedom and Private Property Rights

05/17/2022Mises Media

Enforceable and accepted private property rights can help bring some solutions to the acrimonious debate over transgenderism and transgender rights.

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Noninterventionism Is Not Isolationism: The US Government Should Stop Arming Ukraine

05/17/2022Mises Media

Proponents of arming Ukraine against Russia call critics "isolationists" as a pejorative term. But these "entangling alliances" have a history of sad endings with tragic results.

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France Is Catching Up to Japan, but Not in a Good Way

05/16/2022Mises Media

France is seeing its wealth-to-income levels rise to Japan's level because it is becoming harder for people to save and build wealth.

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Africa's Way Out of Monetary Colonialism

05/16/2022Mises Media

Since the early 1960s, African nations have gained political independence from colonial powers, but the monetary colonialism of fiat money continues.

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The Fed Gets It Wrong on Money Velocity, Too

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05/15/2022Mises Media

Money velocity's role in forcing up prices is misunderstood because today's monetary "authorities" fail to consider how new money is injected into the economy.

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African Politicians Must Stop Blaming Others for Africa's Economic Woes

05/14/2022Mises Media

Colonialism, imperialism, unfair trade, and more. African politicians look everywhere for the causes of Africa's poverty and chaos but in the mirror.

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From El Salvador to Africa, the Next Currency War Pits Populists against Bankers

05/14/2022Mises Media

In the face of the coming hardship, central bankers and globalist institutions are going to demand more power to respond to the crisis they created. Bitcoin gives their political opponents a weapon against them.

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