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What the Feds and Bernie Madoff Have in Common

Financial MarketsCapital and Interest Theory

10/07/2014Audio/Video
Not unlike governments, ponzi schemer Bernie Madoff used his victims' money to exhibit his "generosity" through charitable giving projects, writes Brandon Dutcher. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Keith Hocker.
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How Third-Party Payers Drive Up Medical Costs

InterventionismPricesValue and Exchange

09/30/2014Audio/Video
The modern health insurance industry, a by-product of government regulation and tax policy, has led to a system in which the consumer of medical services doesn’t know the costs or final prices charged for services. Without a functioning system of price signals, prices cannot be contained, writes...
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Scottish Referendum Gives Reasons to be Hopeful

Big GovernmentPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

09/30/2014Audio/Video
The smaller the size of government, the less power it has to hobble free enterprise with taxes and regulations, writes Ron Paul. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Robert Hale.
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Mises’s Contribution to Understanding Business Cycles

Media and CultureBusiness Cycles

09/29/2014Audio/Video
In "The Theory of Money and Credit", Mises provided the basics for the long-sought explanation for that mysterious and troubling economic phenomenon — the business cycle, writes Murray Rothbard. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Robert Hale.
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Regulate It First, Learn About It Never

Big Government

09/26/2014Audio/Video
Politicians and regulators usually don’t know what they don’t know about everything from health care to your small business, but that sort of compound ignorance won’t stop them from regulating the minutiae of everyday life and commerce, writes Gary Galles. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by...
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Drug Warriors Claim Colorado Going to Pot

Legal SystemCalculation and KnowledgeCapital and Interest Theory

09/24/2014Audio/Video
Drug warriors rely on bad and manipulated data to make the claim that respecting private property rights in Colorado is “terrible public policy,” writes Mark Thornton. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Keith Hocker.
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Why Historical Revisionism Matters

War and Foreign PolicyWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

09/23/2014Audio/Video
Historical revisionism is the process of unmasking government excuses for war and war-making, writes Ralph Raico. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Robert Hale.
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The Unseen Costs of the Minimum Wage

Money and BanksInterventionismProduction Theory

09/15/2014Audio/Video
Supporters of minimum wage hikes claim they have little or no effect on employment, the law of demand makes it clear the effects of price controls are very real, writes Josh Grossman. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Keith Hocker.
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The NCAA Racket

Media and CultureMonopoly and Competition

09/15/2014Audio/Video
The NCAA ensures there is no functioning job market for athletes and no competition to which students might go seeking higher pay, writes Andrew Syrios. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Keith Hocker.
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The Ethics of Entrepreneurship and Profit

EntrepreneurshipValue and Exchange

09/13/2014Audio/Video
In a free market, entrepreneurs profit by providing something of value that people will voluntarily purchase, writes Hans-Hermann Hoppe. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Robert Hale.
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