Audio Essays

A Libertarian Critique of Intellectual Property

Tags Legal SystemPrivate Property
06/11/2014Mises Media

Butler Shaffer's contribution to libertarian legal theory and an indispensable guide to a vital topic.

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Repudiating the National Debt

07/19/2012Mises Media
Narrated by Harold Fritsche. Music by Kevin MacLeod.
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The Health Plan's Devilish Principles

Tags Big GovernmentHealthInterventionism
07/17/2012Mises Media
Narrated by Harold Fritsche. Music by Kevin MacLeod.
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Seeing the Unseen

07/03/2012Mises Media
Narrated by Harold Fritsche. Music by Kevin MacLeod.
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The Truth About Taxes

07/02/2012Mises Media
This essay originally appeared in the Review of Austrian Economics 7, No. 2 (1994), pp. 75–90, as "The Consumption Tax: A Critique". Narrated by Harold Fritsche . Music by Kevin MacLeod .
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The Death of Politics

Tags Political Theory
03/07/2012Mises Media
Originally published in Playboy in March 1969, this essay is narrated by Jeff Riggenbach. Music by Kevin MacLeod.
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Dispelling Popular Great Depression Myths

Tags Booms and BustsMedia and CultureU.S. HistoryAustrian Economics Overview
11/18/2009Mises Media
Stolyarov reviews Robert P. Murphy’s The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Great Depression and the New Deal (2009).
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The Candlemakers' Petition

Tags Free MarketsMedia and CultureInterventionism
11/10/2009Mises Media
"The Candlemakers' Petition" is a well known satire of protectionism written and published in 1845, as part of Bastiat's Economic Sophisms . This audio essay is narrated by Gennady Stolyarov, II.
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Methodological Individualism

Tags Austrian Economics OverviewPhilosophy and Methodology
10/03/2009Mises Media
Includes a summary by Frank van Dun. Preface by F.A. Hayek. Read by Josiah Schmidt.
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That Which Is Seen, and That Which Is Not Seen

Tags Free MarketsAustrian Economics OverviewPolitical Theory
09/01/2009Mises Media
From Chapter I of The Bastiat Collection: Volume I . Pages 1-48 in the text. Read by Josiah Schmidt.
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