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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 & acquisitions. 

All Works

Coronavirus Propaganda Mimics War Propaganda

Media and CultureWar and Foreign Policy

06/01/2020Audio/Video
Propaganda kills, but it also works. Many of the same tactics employed to destroy opposition to the Iraq War are being used today against opponents of lockdowns.
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Notes on Trump's Executive Order for Tech Companies

05/29/2020Power & Market

Executive orders are inherently suspect and generally bad, not simply because of (at this point laughable) constitutional concerns, but because they establish another layer of de facto "laws" for which you and I have little legal recourse. 

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Coronavirus Propaganda Mimics War Propaganda

Media and CultureWar and Foreign Policy

Blog05/27/2020

Propaganda kills, but it also works. Many of the same tactics employed to destroy opposition to the Iraq War are being used today against opponents of lockdowns.

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The COVID Crash: A Webinar with Daniel Lacalle

Big GovernmentFinancial MarketsFree MarketsGlobal EconomyStrategyU.S. Economy

05/15/2020Audio/Video
Jeff Deist and economist Daniel Lacalle present a special live seminar on the COVID-19 crisis and what it means for your economic future.
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How Bad Is It?

Booms and Busts

05/14/2020Audio/Video
Crashes are fast, like that first hill on a coaster. Recoveries are not, for the simple reason that production is more difficult than destruction.
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