The Human Action Podcast

The Human Action Podcast

The Human Action Podcast features in-depth interviews on current topics in economics through an Austro-libertarian lens.

War Sanctions

03/04/2022Mises Media

Jeff and Bob discuss Biden's SOTU, the immorality of sanctions, and Fed chair Powell's pregnant comments.

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Is Economics Sexist?

02/11/2022Mises Media

Dr. Peter Klein joins the show and gives us his behind-the-scenes view of the increasingly politicized economics profession. 

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The State of Austrian Economics

Tags StrategyPolitical Theory
01/14/2022Mises Media

Jeff Deist surveys the role economics (and economists) should play in society.

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Paul Gottfried: The End of the Old Right

12/31/2021Mises Media

Nobody is a better sociologist of American conservatism than Dr. Gottfried, and nobody is more compelling and erudite when it comes explaining how the Right went so horribly wrong.

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Tom Woods on the Old Right

12/17/2021Mises Media

As the "New Right" spirals into the worst of Buckleyite foreign policy and know-nothing economics, Tom Woods and Jeff Deist discuss the old antiwar and anti-New Deal works of figures like Menken, Hazlitt, Howard Buffett, Chodorov, and Nock.

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Jim Bovard on H.L. Mencken

12/03/2021Mises Media

Jeff Deist and Jim Bovard discuss Mencken's work, his complicated elitism, his Old Right politics and social views, and the magnificent pleasure of reading this master.

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Garet Garrett's "The Revolution Was"

11/24/2021Mises Media

Garet Garret's essay "The Revolution Was" explains with tremendous clarity the the ongoing revolution happening under our noses. Ryan McMaken joins Jeff Deist for a deep exploration of the essay and its lessons for us today. 

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Realistic Prospects for Secession and Decentralization

Tags EducationStrategyPolitical Theory

This week's show features a panel discussion recorded in late October at our annual Supporters Summit. Panelists Ryan McMaken, Jeff Deist, Mike Maharrey, and Tho Bishop lay out real strategies for achieving decentralization.

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Daniel McAdams on the Ron Paul Doctrine

10/29/2021Mises Media

Daniel McAdams of the Ron Paul Institute joins the show to discuss what might be termed the Ron Paul Doctrine

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Joe Salerno on Rothbard's History of Economic Thought

Tags Book ReviewsMoney and BanksHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsOther Schools of Thought
10/19/2021Mises Media

We wrap up our look at Murray Rothbard's sprawling two volume An Austrian Perspective on the History of Economic Thought with Dr. Joe Salerno, Rothbard's friend and colleague. 

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