Jeff Deist and David Farrer deconstruct Thursday’s referendum vote from a libertarian perspective. via David Farrer: A Scottish Libertarian Deconstructs the Vote – Mises Media.
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Jeff Deist and Dr. David Howden discuss the history of banking in America before 1913, the supposed justifications for the Federal Reserve Act, and why American economists all seem to be thrall to—and on the payroll of—the Fed. David also lays out the realities behind transitioning to a future without the Fed. Next, they discuss […]
Jeff Deist and Philipp Bagus discuss not only the history and possible future of the Euro, but also the ECB under Draghi; the nationalist sentiments sweeping some European nations that want their own currency back; how the ECB has effectively monetized the sovereign debt of the PIIGS; and how Germans may well be nostalgic for […]
Jeff Deist and Andy Duncan discuss the rise of UKIP in England, and whether it represents a real populist anti-state uprising or just rightist politics. Andy skewers the strutting political class in London, and the charade of voting Labour or Conservative based on minute policy differences. They also discuss the upcoming Scottish independence vote, and […]
Jeff Deist and Marc J. Victor discuss what’s happening in Ferguson, our disappearing legal rights, and how having Butler Shaffer as a law professor radicalized him and shaped his libertarian views. Website: http://AttorneyForFreedom.com Keynote Speech at Casey’s Conference: https://youtube.com/watch?v=jUow1DhAubA via Marc Victor: Attorney For Freedom – YouTube.
Jeff Deist and Marc Abela discuss the Bank of Japan’s failed twenty-five year program of monetary stimulus, the resulting creation of insolvent zombie banks, and the impossibility of “Abenomics”. You’ll enjoy hearing about Toshio Murata—a Japanese student of Mises in the 1950s—who painstakingly translated ‘Human Action’ into Japanese, who is still alive today. And, you […]
Jeff Deist and Guido Hülsmann discuss Hülsmann’s years spent writing Mises’s biography (‘Mises: The Last Knight of Liberalism’), the serendipitous discovery of Mises’s papers in Moscow that made the book possible, how Mises endured and kept working as Europe burned, and how Mises’s personal sacrifices helped pave the way for Austrian academics working today. via […]
Jeff Deist and Yuri Maltsev discuss not only his defection from the former USSR, but also his defection from the Marxist economic mindset, the crime of reading Hayek, why so many westerners still have a naïve, uninformed, and romantic view of socialism, how the Ruble was nothing more than a fiat rationing coupon, and why […]
William Norman Grigg and Jeff Deist discuss the rise of the American police state and how the militarization of the local law enforcement is turning communities into battlefields, like what we see in Fort Pierce today. A community plagued by failed prohibition policies, economic interventionism and violence. Grigg also discusses MRAPs. via William Norman Grigg: […]
Jeff Deist and Brian Doherty discuss Brian’s role as both a participant in—and observer of—libertarian circles, the impact of Austrian economics on today’s intellectual debate, Ron Paul’s lasting legacy, and why for the first time ever it’s cool to be a young libertarian. via Brian Doherty: Reporting the Revolution – YouTube.