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Jeff Deist

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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. He takes particular interest in private legal systems and private money as tools for radically decentralizing political power. He previously worked on the congressional staff of 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 an attorney advising private equity clients on mergers and acquisitions. 

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ESG and DEI are Worse Than You Think

EducationFinancial MarketsOther Schools of Thought

02/10/2023Mises Media
Jeff Deist and Allen Mendenhall discuss "stakeholder" capitalism and what we can do to push back against ideological purity tests.
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The New Rules of Engagement

DemocracyMedia and CulturePolitics

02/05/2023Mises Media
All people of goodwill have an obligation to fight the escalation of politics in American life.
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Why This Recession is Different

EducationFinancial MarketsOther Schools of Thought

02/03/2023Mises Media
Jeff makes the case for viewing today's economy as quite unlike that of 2007—due to steady increases in CPI, more fiscal stimulus relative to monetary stimulus, and ongoing supply shock issues from covid.
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The Price of Time

Capital and Interest Theory

01/31/2023The Austrian
Jeff and Edward Chancellor discuss The Price of Time and delve into the all-important topic of market-set interest rates as an important indicator of a healthy society, and why manipulating them is so harmful. The current system isn't working, so what can be done?
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The End of Monetary Hedonism

The FedU.S. Economy


What happens to a society when spending is encouraged and saving is for chumps? 

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