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Ending the Lockdowns Isn't about Saving Money. It's about Saving Lives.

Economic FreedomInterventionism

04/27/2020Audio/Video
"Saving lives versus saving money" comparisons confuse ends with means. The end of saving the economy is not to have more money. The end is to have resources necessary to preserve the lives and health of countless human beings.
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Exactly How Many Deaths Are Needed to Justify Giving Governments Control of Everything?

Media and CultureWar and Foreign PolicyPolitical Theory

04/20/2020Audio/Video
What is the number of deaths due to disease which justifies the total abandonment of the rule of law and basic human freedoms? Sixty thousand? One hundred thousand? Three hundred thousand? Supporters of the current police state ought to pin down a number for us at which all rights are forfeit.
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End the Shutdown

Anti-PoliticsDecentralization and SecessionStrategyU.S. Economy

04/17/2020Audio/Video
The lasting and far-reaching harms caused by this authoritarian precedent far outweigh those caused by the COVID-19 virus. The American people must decide for themselves how and when to reopen society and return to their daily lives.
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Even Tyrannical Regimes Ultimately Rest on Public Opinion

Political Theory

02/12/2020Audio/Video
Bob Murphy argues that even the worst tyrants ultimately stay in power because people obey them.
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Egalitarianism as a Revolt Against Nature

Media and CulturePolitical Theory

01/17/2020Audio/Video
Rothbard argues that egalitarian theory always results in a politics of statist control, because it is founded on revolt against the ontological structure of reality itself.
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Eight Actions You Can Take Now to "Austrianize" Your Business

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurship

12/31/2019Audio/Video
In the final episode of 2019, Hunter Hastings suggests eight action steps you can take for the betterment of your business in 2020 and beyond.
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Equilibrium Theory

Austrian Economics OverviewPrices

12/20/2019Audio/Video
Presented at the Mises Institute's "First Annual Advanced Instructional Conference in Austrian Economics" at Stanford University.
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Evidence-Based Economics: What the Doctor Ordered?

HealthPhilosophy and Methodology

11/06/2019Audio/Video
Peter Klein discusses “evidence-based economics” and the relative place of randomized trials in economics and medicine.
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Everything About Negative Interest Rates with Bob Murphy

The FedFinancial MarketsMoney and BanksAustrian Economics Overview

09/23/2019Audio/Video
Economist Bob Murphy joins Jeff Deist to make sense of the nonsensical world of negative interest rates.
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Economist Ben Powell Reports on His Worldwide Tour of Socialist Countries

Global EconomyOther Schools of Thought

08/06/2019Audio/Video
Bob Murphy and Ben Powell discuss Ben's newly-released book Socialism Sucks , co-authored with Robert Lawson.
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