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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

The Economics of Woke Disney

Financial MarketsMedia and Culture

04/01/2022Mises Media
Bob and Jeff get into the weeds of Disney's shareholders, revenues, and holdings in light of the company's recent spat with Florida governor Ron DeSantis.
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Rothbard on Today's Progressive War Jingoism

War and Foreign Policy


Rothbard the historian explained so well how the true progressive goal was always to remake America domestically by promoting war.

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The Crazy Housing Market

Booms and BustsInflationLabor and WagesU.S. Economy

03/25/2022Mises Media
Jeff and Bob discuss the dynamics of the housing market in the context of a recent talk by Alex Pollock.
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Economic Ignorance

Central BanksEducationThe Fed

03/18/2022Mises Media
Jeff and Bob Murphy talk about the state of gross economic ignorance in America today.
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The Trouble with Oil

Cronyism and CorporatismU.S. EconomyWar and Foreign Policy

03/04/2022Mises Media
This week, Jeff and Bob discuss oil prices. Why are gas prices spiking in the US, and what are D.C. politicians planning for oil companies?
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