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Trini Amador: The Business Tools to Shift Customer Behavior in Your Favor

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurshipPolitical Theory

05/26/2020Audio/Video
Hunter Hastings interviews Trini Amador, a global branding and marketing consultant who has developed an effective process for every entrepreneur to achieve a breakthrough level of insight into customer motivations.
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The Big Reason Mises Rejected Marx's Dialectical Materialism

SocialismPhilosophy and Methodology

05/25/2020Audio/Video
The weird thing about dialectical materialism is that Marx seems to have cobbled it together from two philosophies that contradicted each other.
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Do Lockdowns Work? Mounting Evidence Says No

Health

05/25/2020Audio/Video
Most of the world's regimes enthusiastically destroyed their economies and consigned millions to destitution (and a rising tide of resulting health problems) in pursuit of a trendy and unproven theory. There's still not evidence that the lockdowns worked.
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The Shutdown May Soon Collapse in Pennsylvania Thanks to Local Resistance

StrategyPolitical Theory

05/24/2020Audio/Video
With such chaos, confusion, and incompetence playing out, it is little wonder that more and more Pennsylvanians are refusing to obey lockdown decrees.
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Why Official Inflation Measures Don't Work

Other Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology

05/23/2020Audio/Video
In theory, it is possible to adjust inflation measures to account for the many constant changes in prices resulting from changing demand, quality, and innovations. But it's essentially impossible to execute these adjustments accurately.
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The Guys Behind the Babylon Bee Interview Bob on the Fed, Krugman, and Jesus

Media and CultureU.S. Economy

05/22/2020Audio/Video
The editors of the Babylon Bee podcast discuss the economic situation with Bob Murphy. Then, they ask a series of fun questions, against the backdrop of their shared Christianity.
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We’re All in This Together. But Not in the Way You Think.

CapitalismFinancial MarketsMedia and CultureProduction Theory

05/22/2020Audio/Video
Some claim "the rich" will be fine—or even better off—after the COVID panic destroys the economy for most of us. But there's a problem: the wealthy depend heavily on an economy fueled by the production and consumption of all workers and entrepreneurs.
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How Government Intervention Triggers Depressions

Business CyclesMoney SupplyProduction Theory

05/22/2020Audio/Video
Thanks to past interventions, the economy is now rife with malinvestments and prices that don't reflect real demand. The solution is to allow deflation and other types of painful readjustment. Otherwise true growth will elude us.
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What a Retracted JAMA Paper Tells Us about the Research Enterprise

Health

05/21/2020Audio/Video
Accad and Koka interview Eric Weinhandl, an epidemiologist whose investigation of a JAMA paper on dialysis patients led to its retraction—and subsequent republication. They also discuss the field of epidemiology during the COVID pandemic.
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Let's Hope Deflation Is Headed Our Way

InflationLabor and WagesMonetary TheoryProduction Theory

05/21/2020Audio/Video
Central banks have decided that one of their main missions is to prevent deflation. But this only ends up causing the malinvestments that lead to economic busts.
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