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Unlike Real Insurance, Social Security "Insurance" Creates Greater Risk for the Future

Big GovernmentBureaucracy and RegulationInterventionism

05/01/2019Audio/Video
Social Security acts as a sort of "reverse insurance," doling out money now, leaving less for the future.
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Union Diplomacy, Part 2: The Trent Affair

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

11/07/2018Audio/Video
After months of growing tension between the United States and Britain, a single event almost plunges the two countries into war.
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Union Diplomacy, Part 1: Fountains of Discontent

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

10/31/2018Audio/Video
William Seward's repeated diplomatic blunders cause Britain to send troops to Canada in preparation for a possible war with the United States.
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Using Blockchain to Fix Money and Capital Markets

Financial MarketsMoney and BanksStrategy

05/24/2018Audio/Video
Caitlin Long discusses the blockchain's disruptive influence on our existing notions of money and wealth.
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Understanding "Quid Pro Quo"

Free MarketsValue and Exchange

10/23/2014Audio/Video
The term “quid pro quo” has been twisted to now include government handouts and state-mandated exchanges, writes Gary Galles. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Robert Hale.
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US Sanctions on Russia May Sink the Dollar

Global EconomyMoney and BanksInterventionism

08/25/2014Audio/Video
US sanctions against Russia are just the latest incentive for the world's economies to avoid dealing with the dollar, writes Ron Paul. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Allan Davis.
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Understanding Argentina’s Coming Default

Booms and BustsGlobal Economy

08/08/2014Audio/Video
The Argentine government has a habit of spending without restraint and then trying to cheat its creditors. But this time, it's run into a problem, writes Nicolás Cachanosky. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Robert Hale.
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Unintended Consequences of NSA Spying

Big Government

06/19/2013Audio/Video
Interviewed by hosts Steve Gruber and Jo Anne Paul, Mark Thornton talks about the intrusive nature of the state.
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Uncertainty, Asset Specificity, and Entrepreneurial Adaptation

Entrepreneurship

04/01/2013Audio/Video
From the session on "Studies in Business Cycles," presented at the Austrian Economics Research Conference. Recorded 22 March 2013 at the Ludwig von Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama.
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Utopian in Power: Henry Wallace, New Deal, and the Sacred Union of the East

03/21/2012Audio/Video
Session on Research in American Economic History. Recorded March 10, 2012, at the Ludwig von Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama. [13:28]
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