The Bob Murphy Show

The Bob Murphy Show

The Bob Murphy Show features in-depth interviews and solo analysis by Bob Murphy. Much of the content relates to economics in the tradition of the Austrian School, as well as libertarian political theory, but the show covers a broad range of topics.

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Identity Politics Is Hurting Young People—of All Colors

2 hours agoAudio/Video

Pointing to a recent Twitter thread from a progressive detailing his white male cisness, Bob shows how narrow the focus is on only particular "privileges" and not others. More generally, the effort to demonize white men is causing young people great harm, whether white or otherwise. The movement...

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Bob Murphy Reviews Stephanie Kelton's New Book on MMT

Tags Book ReviewsThe FedMonetary Theory
07/09/2020Audio/Video

Bob wrote a lengthy review of Stephanie Kelton's new book on MMT, The Deficit Myth, for the Mises Institute. In this episode he narrates his review.

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Michael Hardin on Sacrifice vs. the Gospel of Peace

07/06/2020Audio/Video

Michael Hardin and Bob have a lively and deep discussion on the true meaning of the gospel and how today’s Christians often misunderstand it.

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Keith Knight Interviews Bob on Krugman’s Zombie Book

07/03/2020Audio/Video

Keith Knight walks Bob through a meticulous critique of Krugman’s new book on Arguing With Zombies.

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Mateusz Machaj on the Structure of Production in Economic Theory, and the Political Philosophy of the Star Wars Prequels

Tags Media and CultureAustrian Economics Overview
06/30/2020Audio/Video

Austrian economist and Mises Institute Fellow Mateusz Machaj discusses two of his books, and offers deep insights that will inform even advanced students of both economic theory and the Star Wars universe.

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The Right Way to Defund the Police, and an Eyewitness Account of the Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone (CHAZ)

06/22/2020Audio/Video

Bob interviews Whitney Davis, a Rothbardian and Seattle resident who happens to live down the street from the Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone (CHAZ).

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Common Errors in Cost/Benefit Justifications of the Coronavirus Lockdowns

06/22/2020Audio/Video

Bob explains some of the basic–but crucial–errors in the cost/benefit analyses that have been offered by economists to justify the political coronavirus lockdowns.

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Alex Salter on the Empty Slogan of "State Capacity" and the Famous Somalia Challenge

Alex Salter explains discusses his recent article (with Vincent Geloso) criticizing "state capacity" as an explanation for economic development.

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Michael Boldin on Hanging Out with 2 Live Crew and Sticking it to the NSA

05/28/2020Audio/Video

Michael Boldin explains how he ended up advising state governments to kick the NSA out of their backyard.

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The Guys Behind the Babylon Bee Interview Bob on the Fed, Krugman, and Jesus

05/22/2020Audio/Video

The editors of the Babylon Bee podcast discuss the economic situation with Bob Murphy. Then, they ask a series of fun questions, against the backdrop of their shared Christianity.

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