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Jeff Deist


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Jeff Deist is president of the Mises Institute, where he serves as a writer, public speaker, and advocate for property, markets, and civil society. He previously worked as a longtime advisor and chief of staff to Congressman Ron Paul, for whom he wrote hundreds of articles and speeches. In his years with Dr. Paul he worked with countless grassroots activists and organizations dedicated to reducing the size and scope of government.

Jeff also spent many years as a tax attorney advising private equity clients on mergers and acquisitions. 

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A Libertarian Approach to Disputed Land Titles

Property Rights


Rothbard gives us the rough foundation of justice, but only common law juries—temporalized and local—can fill in the gaps.

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Rothbard's The Ethics of Liberty with Stephan Kinsella

Legal SystemProperty Rights

05/28/2021Mises Media
Rothbard presents a remarkable exposition of a theory of liberty, a normative justification for laissez-faire which was sorely lacking. Kinsella does a remarkable job of explaining Rothbard's concepts with force and clarity, so you won't want to miss this episode!
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Walter Block on The Ethics of Liberty

DemocracyOld RightU.S. HistoryOther Schools of Thought

05/21/2021Mises Media
Professor Walter Block joins the show to discuss the first section of The Ethics of Liberty , and gives us his unstinting take on Rothbard's vitally important treatment of natural law philosophy. There are also lots of great Blockean anecdotes you'll want to hear!
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Babbitt Is Back

PhilosophyPolitical Theory


The people selling us democracy believe in it the same way George F. Babbitt believes in a new listing from the Babbitt-Thompson Realty Company.

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Rothbard on the Betrayal of the American Right

DemocracyOld RightU.S. HistoryOther Schools of Thought

05/07/2021Mises Media
Patrick Newman and Tho Bishop join the show to dissect The Betrayal of the American Right , which is both a critical history and a fascinating political memoir of Rothbard's own journey to libertarianism.
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