Commentary

Media appearances, Debates, Interviews and Documentaries featuring Mises Institute scholars.

This Is Why Murray Rothbard Was a Populist

10/28/2020Mises Media

Did Murray Rothbard think that populism could work to limit the power of the state?

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Was Hoppe Wrong about Democracy?

Tags Anti-PoliticsStrategyPolitical Theory
10/21/2020Mises Media

Hans-Hermann Hoppe has shown in his writings that democracy leads to economic impoverishment and political disaster under certain conditions. But what are those conditions, and are they dominant in electoral institutions in the United States today?

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3 Ways to Make Democracy Less Bad

Tags Anti-PoliticsStrategyPolitical Theory
10/14/2020Mises Media

Ryan McMaken and Tho Bishop discuss some strategies for lessening the damage democracy can do.

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The Supreme Court Is Overrated

10/07/2020Mises Media

Ryan McMaken and Tho Bishop discuss why people aren't nearly cynical enough about the US Supreme Court.

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The 2020 Debate: A Breakdown

Tags Media and CulturePolitical Theory
09/30/2020Mises Media

Ryan McMaken and Tho Bishop talk about Tuesday's debate, why "the issues" don't matter, and why the debate probably won't change the minds of many voters.

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Radio Rothbard with Comic Dave Smith

09/11/2020Mises Media

This show features a personal and revealing interview of Comic Dave Smith by Jeff Deist. It shows a side of Dave you haven't seen before—so don't miss it. 

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Trump's Payroll Tax Order Is Good Politics, but Doesn't Offer Much Tax Relief

08/12/2020Mises Media

Trump's executive order providing a short deferment on payroll taxes is not really a tax cut. But many voters may perceive it as one.

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Kamala Harris Is Basically Obama-Clinton 2.0, but Worse

08/12/2020Mises Media

No doubt, many of Harris's detractors will call her radical or a tool of the far left. The reality is actually far more alarming.

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Why Chicago's Mayor Blames Her City's Murders on Wisconsin and Indiana

08/11/2020Mises Media

Although it's easier to buy guns in Indiana and Wisconsin than in Chicago, homicide rates are lower in those states than in either Illinois or Chicago.

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