Recorded at the Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama, on 21 July 2021. Download the slides from this lecture at Mises.org/MU21_PPT_25.
Corporate America—from Facebook to Google to Major League Baseball—got rich by giving the consumers what they want. Now these big firms will use their riches to crush their ideological enemies. That’s life in a “mixed economy.” Original Article: “How Facebook Turned its Market Success Into a Culture War on America“ This Audio Mises Wire is […]
[Chapter 14 of Rothbard’s newly edited and released Conceived in Liberty, vol. 5, The New Republic: 1784–1791.] The nationalists who went into the convention agreed on certain broad objectives, crucial for a new government, all designed to remodel the United States into a country with the British political structure. They had the ultimate advantage of any group that […]
Mises.org editor Ryan McMaken joins the show to tackle some of the toughest and most controversial chapters of Rothbard’s groundbreaking treatise The Ethics of Liberty. McMaken and Jeff Deist cover abortion, the rights of children, defamation, and all the “what ifs” contained in lifeboat situations. They also move into Part III of the book, where […]