Allen Mendenhall joins the show to expand last week’s discussion on the intellectual state of America. Are we living in a decidedly anti-intellectual age, or has America always been predisposed toward doers over thinkers? Have Americans simply stopped reading books? Have we lost our ability to think deeply, due to the constant distractions of the digital age? And what does the shift away from any shared baseline cultural knowledge mean for our future? Don’t miss this fascinating but sobering discussion.
In a speech to the nation just ahead of Bastille Day on July 14 celebrating the French Revolution, President Emmanuel Macron delivered a paradoxical blow to the Republic’s famous slogan: Liberté, égalité, fraternité. He announced a series of measures to speed up the pace of covid-19 vaccinations which undermine individual liberties and threaten a strong […]
Countless Americans have been repeatedly told to “follow the science,” supposedly to prove they are not obstinately closed-minded. But the main purpose of it all was just to open people’s minds to what government bureaucrats wanted. Original Article: “An “Open Mind” Is of No Use When It’s Open to Lies“ This Audio Mises Wire is […]
Rothbard called Mises’s The Theory of Money and Credit “the best book on money ever written.” But Rothbard himself may have written the best money book for lay readers, namely What Has Government Done to Our Money? Bob Murphy joins the show to discuss this superb and eminently readable tract: a mini-course on money itself, from its […]