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William Norman Grigg: Against the Police State

The Police State

07/18/2014Audio/Video
Jeff Deist and Will Grigg discuss "police state Keynesianism" and how the once embryonic American police state became overt.
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William Norman Grigg: Against the Police State

07/18/2014Audio/Video
Jeff Deist and Will Grigg discuss “police state Keynesianism,” how the once embryonic American police state became overt, how military equipment, personnel, and mindsets increasingly find their way into local law enforcement agencies, and why there are more than 100 SWAT deployments every day in...
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What Is the Rate of Return on the Louisiana Purchase?

U.S. HistoryCalculation and Knowledge

07/11/2014Audio/Video
The true benefits of the Louisiana and Alaska Purchases are less clear than their value to pro-government propaganda, writes David Howden and Daniel Atienza. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Keith Hocker.
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Why the Mainstream Fails to Understand Recessions

Booms and BustsPolitical Theory

07/09/2014Audio/Video
Many Austrians saw the bust coming, and thanks to Austrian economics, we also better understand the details of how booms and busts work, writes Hal Snarr. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Allan Davis.
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When Steelers Steal

U.S. EconomyInterventionismPolitical Theory

07/03/2014Audio/Video
In a free-market economy, firms threatened with competition often respond by searching for ways to increase efficiencies, attempting to lower costs and improving on economies of scale and scope. Meanwhile, protectionists and labor unions seek to avoid having to become more efficient by simply...
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Why Timid Reforms of Central Banks Won’t Work

Calculation and KnowledgePolitical Theory

07/01/2014Audio/Video
It is now clear that the Fed and the European Central Bank are hard-wired to inflate the money supply while encouraging banks to make excessively risky loans, writes Frank Hollenbeck. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Clay Barnett.
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Why the Fed Is Nothing to Celebrate

Big GovernmentThe Fed

06/27/2014Audio/Video
For 100 years, the Fed has served to protect the interests of powerful banks through inflationary monetary policy, writes Benjamin Wiegold. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Keith Hocker.
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Why Foreign Politicians Hate Your Freedom

Philosophy and Methodology

06/17/2014Audio/Video
Governments don’t like it when neighboring countries offer freedoms not available at home, writes Ryan McMaken. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Allan Davis.
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What Henry Hazlitt Can Teach Us About Inflation in 2014

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

06/11/2014Audio/Video
In 1946, as now, the government held up the threat of deflation to justify a policy of ultra-low interest rates, writes James Grant. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Clay Barnett.
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Why the Cost of Government Is Higher Than You Think

06/09/2014Audio/Video
When governments spend, regulate, and tax, they decrease household take-home pay while diverting savings and investment to the government class, writes Gary Galles. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Allan Davis.
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