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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 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. 

All Works

Rising Interest Rates May Blow Up the Federal Budget

Philosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory


Congress enjoys exorbitant political privilege in the form of cheap deficit spending—but it may soon come to an end.

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The Curious Case of Ilya Shapiro


The Beltway is no place for loyalty.

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Dave Mustaine's Crucial Lesson for Entrepreneurs

06/01/2022Power & Market

Results, not process, are the measure of success.

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Private Guns, Do-Nothing Police, and Government Power

Big GovernmentLawThe Police State

06/01/2022Mises Media
Jeff Deist and Ryan McMaken talk police, guns, gun control, and the 2nd Amendment.
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The New Postliberalism


05/31/2022Mises Media
There are two competing visions for the Right.
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