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.

Man, Economy, and State: Exchange and Prices

Tags Free MarketsPraxeologyPrices
07/10/2020Mises Media

Jeff Deist and Dr. Jonathan Newman break down Chapters 2–4 of Man, Economy, and State. This is vintage Rothbard: precise definitions; hardcore explanations of property, prices, and exchange; the problems of "hegemonic" state violence;  and a "beautiful" (per Dr. Newman) conception of...

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Man, Economy and State with Jeff Deist

Tags Austrian Economics OverviewMonopoly and CompetitionPraxeologyValue and Exchange
07/03/2020Mises Media

Jeff Deist tackles the first Chapter of Man, Economy, and State. So much of what economics texts get wrong is laid out brilliantly here by Rothbard, who gives readers the basics of action, means/ends, time, ranking, factors of production, and capital in this 77 page master class. 

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Why You Should Read Man, Economy, and State

Tags EducationAustrian Economics OverviewHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPhilosophy and Methodology
06/26/2020Mises Media

Rothbard fans, this is the podcast you don't want to miss! Patrick Newman joins Jeff Deist to kick off a series of shows featuring Rothbard's landmark treatise Man, Economy, and State

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Human Action Part Seven with Tom Woods

Tags EducationMedia and CultureAustrian Economics OverviewPhilosophy and Methodology
05/08/2020Mises Media

We've reached the end of Human Action! Tom Woods joins the podcast to discuss Part Seven, "The Place of Economics in Society," and it's a show you don't want to miss. 

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Human Action Part Six with Jeff Deist

Tags Big GovernmentGlobal EconomyWar and Foreign PolicyAustrian Economics OverviewInterventionism
05/01/2020Mises Media

We continue our survey of Human Action by finishing up Part Six of the book, Mises's analysis of interventionism.

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Human Action Part Six with Dr. Peter Klein

Tags Big GovernmentSocialismAustrian Economics OverviewInterventionism
04/24/2020Mises Media

Dr. Peter Klein breaks down Part Six of Human Action, offering insights into Mises and "the Hampered Market Economy." This is a conversation you don't want to miss! 

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Human Action Part Five with Ryan McMaken

Tags Free MarketsSocialismAustrian Economics OverviewCalculation and Knowledge
04/17/2020Mises Media

Ryan McMaken and Jeff Deist tackle Part Five of Human Action, delving into Mises's brilliant and radical view on socialism. 

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Human Action Part Four with Dr. Mark Thornton

Tags Free MarketsAustrian Economics OverviewInterventionismValue and Exchange
04/10/2020Mises Media

If you've wanted to read Human Action, this is your opportunity to hear it explained by great economists and scholars!

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Human Action Part Four with Dr. Joe Salerno

Tags Austrian Economics OverviewBusiness CyclesCapital and Interest TheoryMoney and Banking
04/03/2020Mises Media

If you've wanted to read Human Action, this is your opportunity to hear it explained by great economists and scholars!

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Human Action Part Four with Dr. Jeffrey Herbener

Tags Austrian Economics OverviewMoney and BankingMonopoly and CompetitionPrices
03/27/2020Mises Media

If you've wanted to read Human Action, this is your opportunity to hear it explained by great economists and scholars!

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