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Forerunners of the Austrian School: The French Liberal School

Austrian Economics OverviewOther Schools of Thought

12/15/2018Audio/Video
Although often neglected by the English-speaking world, the French Liberal School of the nineteenth century has long provided a robust foundation for modern laissez-faire economics and the pro-freedom ideology we now sometimes call libertarianism.
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The Economics of the Public Sector

Taxes and SpendingFiscal Theory

12/14/2018Audio/Video
In the real world, it is impossible to separate economic analysis from an understanding of the effects of state intervention in the marketplace.
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Carmen Dorobăț: A Young Scholar on Mises's Legacy and Impact

BiographiesMoney and Banks

12/14/2018Audio/Video
Jeff Deist and Carmen Dorobăț discuss how Ludwig von Mises's work and legacy have paved the way for an entire generation of younger scholars.
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French Protestors Fume over Climate Taxes and a Rising Cost of Living

Taxes and Spending

12/14/2018Audio/Video
French protests over a new climate-change-inspired fuel tax highlight high costs imposed on ordinary people by climate-change policies.
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50. Thieves of Virtue: How Bioethics Stole Medicine

Health

12/13/2018Audio/Video
Are bioethicists too complacent about their grasp of economics? A fascinating discussion with Dr. Tom Koch.
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After #MeToo, Men Begin Avoiding Female Co-Workers

Labor and WagesLegal System

12/13/2018Audio/Video
When the Americans with Disabilities Act was passed, employers hired fewer disabled workers, because they feared lawsuits. We may now be seeing a similar trend in the face of more sexual harassment claims.
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We Need Unilateral Free Trade with Post-Brexit Britain

12/12/2018Audio/Video
As the EU tries to exploit the UK in Brexit negotiations, the US should adopt total unilateral free trade with the UK.
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Keynesianism and World Inflation

Global EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and BankingOther Schools of Thought

12/12/2018Audio/Video
Keynes believed that all economic problems could be overcome with global inflation. This would bring about a new utopian age in which only social and scientific problems would remain.
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Building a Blockade

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

12/12/2018Audio/Video
Chris Calton details how technological innovations changed the course of naval warfare during the Civil War.
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49. Why Are We Insuring Primary Care? Lee Gross on the DPC Movement

Health

12/09/2018Audio/Video
Dr. Lee Gross is a pioneer in the most hopeful trend in health care today: the Direct Primary Care movement.
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