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The Attack on Marijuana During the 1930s

HealthU.S. HistoryInterventionism

08/16/2017Audio/Video
How did Americans fall for the government's reefer madness? Listen as Chris Calton explains.

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The Roots of Drug Prohibition in America

HealthMedia and CultureU.S. History

08/09/2017Audio/Video
Chris Calton discusses America's early perception of drug use, and the origins of prohibition.

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The Mises View: "Basket Case"

Free MarketsEntrepreneurshipInterventionismPrivate PropertyProduction Theory

09/13/2016Audio/Video
As Peter Klein explains, resources in a modern economy are complex and specific — which is why we need free markets...

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The Real Meaning of Competition

Free MarketsInterventionismMonopoly and Competition

04/06/2016Audio/Video
Why is the aviation world all atwitter? Peter Klein explains what free market competition is and is not.

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Charting the Future

12/22/2014Audio/Video
More students need that "aha" moment, and your year-end gift to the Mises Institute can help deliver it. There are so many ways to help: a single gift, a convenient monthly credit-card charge, your company's matching gift, a donation of appreciated securities, or including the Mises...

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Join Us!

12/18/2014Audio/Video
Mark Thornton encourages you to join the Mises Institute in 2015

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Year-End Message

12/11/2014Audio/Video
There are so many ways to help: a single gift, a convenient monthly credit-card charge, your company's matching gift, a donation of appreciated securities, or including the Mises Institute in your Will. Even gold and Bitcoin ! Your generosity now will lead to future generations of freedom...

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Obamacare and Interventionism

Taxes and SpendingInterventionism

10/29/2014Audio/Video
Recently, Peter G. Klein appeared on the "The Wilkow Majority" radio program. In this excerpt, host Anthony Wilkow and Peter Klein discuss government intervention in healthcare and some of the resulting unintended consequences and market distortions. Klein is the Mises Institute's...

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Coffee Market Fluctuations

Free MarketsProduction Theory

10/29/2014Audio/Video
Peter G. Klein responds to a recent NPR story by Uri Berliner entitled "Coffee Futures: The Highs And Lows Of A Cup Of Joe". Dr. Klein explains how a free market in coffee commodities would function. Klein is the Mises Institute's Executive Director and Carl Menger Research Fellow...

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Connecting Austrian Economics & Liberty

Austrian Economics OverviewPolitical Theory

10/29/2014Audio/Video
Tom Woods discusses the power of Austrian Economics. Woods is a senior fellow at the Mises Institute. This video is excerpted from a lecture presented at the 2013 Mises University.

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