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Rothbard's America's Great Depression

Book ReviewsBooms and BustsU.S. HistoryAustrian Economics OverviewMonetary Theory

01/29/2021Mises Media
Professor Jonathan Newman joins the show for a look at America's Great Depression , Rothbard's classic explanation of a terrible period in US history. It can happen here, and it can happen again, if Rothbard's counsel goes unheard.
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When Fascism Comes, It Will Be Wearing a Mask

Media and Culture

01/29/2021Mises Media
Almost immediately after his inauguration, President Joe Biden began creating new government dictates via executive orders. Many of these executive orders concern coronavirus, fulfilling Biden’s promise to make ramping up a coronavirus-inspired attack on liberty a focus of his first one hundred...
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How to Join the Alt-Tech Exodus

Media and Culture

01/29/2021Mises Media
So, you've heard that big tech companies have transcended the niggling free market and reached the lofty heights of partisan politics—and act accordingly. Unlike prominent political figures, you might not make the top of the purge list, but it's no secret that censorship is surging. Both to protect...
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What Biden Has Planned for Us

BitcoinBureaucracy and RegulationEconomic PolicyWar and Foreign Policy

01/28/2021Mises Media
Ryan McMaken and Tho Bishop discuss some of the new policies the Biden administration wants to inflict on us, on topics ranging from bitcoin to foreign policy.
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Yet Another Study Shows—Yet Again—That Lockdowns Don't Work

Health

01/28/2021Mises Media
"We find no clear, significant beneficial effect of [lockdowns] on case growth in any country….In none of the 8 countries and in none out of the 16 comparisons [examined] were the effects of [lockdowns] significantly beneficial."
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Why Americans Abandoned Smuggling in Favor of Lobbying and Welfare

U.S. History

01/28/2021Mises Media
Colonial America was a society of smugglers and scofflaws who regarded government regulations as worthy of contempt. Twenty-first century America is quite different.
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With Trump out of the Way, Suddenly We're Hearing Good News about Covid

U.S. History

01/27/2021Mises Media
With Donald Trump safely out of the way, it is now safe for politicians and their friends in the media to begin scaling back their panicked hysteria over covid-19.
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Is Gold Money?

Free MarketsMoney and BanksGold Standard

01/27/2021Mises Media
A store of value is not necessarily a medium of exchange, and in our current fiat money system, gold is not money. But it has most of the desirable properties of money, and there is much to learn form the process of how it became money in the past.
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Dale Caldwell: Entrepreneur Zones Will Drive Accelerated Growth For Cities

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurship

01/26/2021Mises Media
Can entrepreneurship be a collaborative undertaking across multiple firms? Hunter Hastings and Dale Caldwell discuss "Entrepreneur Zones."
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The Myths behind the "Capitalism Is Racist" Claim

U.S. HistoryWorld History

01/26/2021Mises Media
Both theory and the empirical research shows a competitive marketplace is incongruous with racism, but the Left insists capitalism is "inherently" racist.
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