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Rod Martin: Hope Lies In Entrepreneurs, Not Politicians

Rod Martin on Mises Weekends

Tags Big GovernmentThe EntrepreneurGlobal EconomyMedia and Culture

10/02/2015Rod D. MartinJeff Deist
Rod Martin, a co-founder of PayPal and world renown philosopher-capitalist, joins Jeff for a wide-ranging interview covering such topics as the refugee situation in Europe, unrest in the Middle East, and why some cultures are more prosperous than others. Martin contrasts the difficulties world governments have in confronting global macro-crises with the hope and resilience of technological innovation and entrepreneurship.

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Rod D. Martin

Rod D. Martin, founder and CEO of The Martin Organization, is a technology entrepreneur, futurist, hedge fund manager, and professor.

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Jeff Deist is former president of the Mises Institute. He is a writer, public speaker, and advocate for property, markets, and civil society. Jeff was chief of staff to Congressman Ron Paul. Contact: email; Twitter.