In Item 15, the City contracts the cleaning of bathrooms out over the weekend to keep costs down rather than paying overtime to City workers. Navigate to Item 15 to see the discussion. Commissioner Sessions would rather “put people to work internally” than hire externally. The Mayor goes on to say that residents have complimented […]
Government programs that try to give away money from grants, subsidies and other handouts costs more than you think, as a result of rent seeking. Take three minutes and learn why. When the government has money to give away, people or firms will spend time and resources competing for that rent, through applications, proposals, lobbying […]
Local resident Roy Darby discusses the burden of the Backus gallery on taxpayers and the decisions made in regards to the recently demolished ampitheatre and the transfer of waterfront land. Begins around 8:00 minute mark. January 22, 2013 City Commission – The City of Fort Pierce, FL.
By Robert Wenzel The clip below is from a longer clip that she is using to promote her speaking qualifications (via The Sweeney Agency). It is pretty incredible. She talks about the “trickle of capital making its way to the right location.” Then she tells the story of “six guys in Santa Monica” that “you […]
Robert Murphy gives a talk to high school students in Houston, more on the Mises Seminar here. Capitalism Needs Losses, Too.
Mises Institute Home Study Course Audio Files. Course materials for sale here Lecture Topic Lecturer CORE AUSTRIAN THEORY 1. What is Austrian Economics? [MP3] Jörg Guido Hülsmann 2. Menger and the Founders [MP3] Joseph T. Salerno 3. Ludwig von Mises [MP3] Murray N. Rothbard 4. Friedrich von Hayek [MP3] Peter G. Klein 5. Methodological Foundations […]
Ben Swann revisits Benghazi and the unanswered questions regarding the attacks. FOX19.com-Cincinnati News, Weather Reality Check Special: Benghazi, 4 months later – Liberty Crier.
The Economic Policy Journal delivers again this morning with Rothbard discussing crony government deals and the monopoly of government. EconomicPolicyJournal.com: Murray Rothbard on the Ed Koch-Era Parking Meter Violations Scandal.
Thanks to the Mises Institute and Jeremy Davis for making this possible. Robert Murphy and Peter Klein are the speakers for this seminar. The Social Functions of Profits by Robert P. Murphy Big Business- Friend or Foe by Peter G. Klein Capitalism Needs Losses, Too by Robert Murphy Are Profits Evil? Panel Discussion Are Profits […]
Frederick Hayek discusses the importance of price signals. EconomicPolicyJournal.com: Hayek on the Importance of Price Signals.