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Patrick Byrne

Patrick M. Byrne

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In late 1999, Patrick M. Byrne launched Overstock.com, which achieved its first profitable quarter in 2002 and its first full year of profitability in 2009. In 2016, Overstock.com had revenues...

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Patrick Byrne: Liberty vs. Submission
Patrick Byrne discusses the historical origins of liberty and explains the greatest threats to it today.
Patrick Byrne: How Tech Can Thwart the State

Patrick Byrne discusses Austrian theory and the blockchain, and what it means for the eventual demise of government...

Aaron Ensley

Aaron Ensley

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Aaron Ensley teaches economics in Wisconsin, and is one of the directors for the Wisconsin Forum, an organization that hosts nationally recognized free-market speakers in the Milwaukee area.

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Wisconsin's Free-Market Evangelist

In this interview for The Austrian , economics teacher Aaron Ensley discusses the role of economics...

Jingjing Wang

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Jingjing Wang (jwwh4@mail.missouri.edu) is a Ph.D. student at the University of Missouri.

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From Beijing to Auburn

Former Mises Institute Fellow Jingjing Wang discusses how she discovered Austrian economics in China, and her plans...

Review of The Concept of Equilibrium in Different Economic Traditions: A Historical Investigation by Bert Tieben

In The Concept of Equilibrium in Different Economic Traditions , Bert Tieben offers a full-length,...

Hans-Hermann Hoppe

Hans-Hermann Hoppe

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Hans-Hermann Hoppe is an Austrian school economist and libertarian/anarcho-capitalist philosopher. He is the founder and president of The Property and Freedom Society....

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Hans-Hermann Hoppe: Why Democracy Fails

Hoppe shows how democratic elections often lead to bad results, and also illustrates how political democracy is...

Hans-Hermann Hoppe: Praxeology as Methodology

Hans-Hermann Hoppe explains why praxeology is the proper economic methodology.

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Jeff Deist

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Jeff Deist is president of the Mises Institute. He previously worked as a longtime advisor and chief of staff to Congressman Ron Paul. Contact: email; twitter....

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Bastiat: The Unseen Radical
David Hart presents an entertaining and revealing look at one of the true founders of modern libertarian thought:...
Patrick Byrne: Liberty vs. Submission
Patrick Byrne discusses the historical origins of liberty and explains the greatest threats to it today.
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Jonathan Newman

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Jonathan Newman is a recent graduate of Auburn University and a Mises Institute Fellow.

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Mises Destroys Socialism, Again and Again

Many criticisms directed against socialism are weak sauce compared to the penetrating and rigorous arguments...

The Economics of "Free Stuff"

It’s laudable when we give gifts that are truly ours to give. This should not be confused with giving away the...

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David Stockman

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David Stockman was director of the Office of Management and Budget under President Ronald Reagan, serving from 1981 until August 1985. He was the youngest cabinet member in the 20th...

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The Great Deformation

In The Great Deformation, Stockman describes how the working of free markets and democracy has long been under...

Blowback: The Washington War Party's Folly Comes Home to Roost

After years of regime changes and destabilization in the Middle East, the war party in Washington has succeeded in...

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James Bovard

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James Bovard is the author of ten books, including 2012’s Public Policy Hooligan, and 2006’s Attention Deficit Democracy. He has written for the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Playboy,...

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The Great Democracy Scam of 2016

A democratic government that respects no limits on its own power is a ticking time bomb, waiting to destroy the...

How Government Buys Your Support

Bribes can work both ways. Sometimes it pays to bribe politicians for what you want. But voters will often happily...

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Ron Paul

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Dr. Ron Paul is a former member of Congress and Distinguished Counselor to the Mises Institute.

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Ron Paul: Socialism and War Will Not Prevail

On this week’s episode, we feature a talk by Dr. Ron Paul at the Mises Circle in Houston....

Pursue the Cause of Liberty: A Farewell to Congress

Dr. Paul sums up and presents with strong conviction the principles he has held fast to during his entire career....

Paul Cantor

Paul A. Cantor

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Paul A. Cantor is Clifton Waller Barrett Professor of English at the University of Virginia. He is the author of The Invisible Hand in Popular Culture: Liberty vs. Authority...

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Beavis and Butt-Head Take Over Silicon Valley

Mike Judge's Silicon Valley , takes a look at the entrepreneurs and capitalists of the high-tech world...

Soft Tyranny in Albuquerque: The Politics of Better Call Saul!

Better Call Saul , a spinoff of mega-hit Breaking Bad , explores the many ways that government...

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