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Technology and the Market

Free Markets

05/01/2010Audio/Video
Tech advances only happen under freedom, they do not just happen. Collectives do not make technology, only individuals do. Eliminating taxes would encourage investments. Tearing down all interventions and regulations would free enterprise.
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The Core of What Economics Teaches

Austrian Economics Overview

05/01/2010Audio/Video
Austrian economists do have a realistic way of looking at human action. A policy of getting further into debt when you are already deeply in debt just doesn't make sense to them.
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The Core of What Economics Teaches

Austrian Economics Overview

11/21/2009Audio/Video
Free market capitalism coordinates every stage of every production desired by consumers as if by magic. Knowing Austrian economics will allow you to see which public policies are disastrous to this productivity. Unintended consequences, opportunity cost, and pricing theory are fundamental concepts...
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Money, Banking and the Current Mess

Money and BanksAustrian Economics Overview

11/21/2009Audio/Video
Money originates by free markets via barter and gold and silver, not by governments via fiat. A story of Halloween candy demonstrates this. The double coincidence of wants is solved by money. Money that will last will be six things: generally marketable, divisible, high value per unit weight (...
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The Economics of Recycling

The EnvironmentAustrian Economics Overview

11/21/2009Audio/Video
Recycling happens naturally when there is market demand for waste items like plastic, paper, metal or glass, but mandated recycling does more harm than good. When do you know that recycling is worthy? You know when some person or business asks to buy your particular waste from you, not when some...
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Applying Economics to American History

U.S. HistoryAustrian Economics Overview

11/21/2009Audio/Video
Understanding economics helps you see history better. American workers, although only lightly unionized, were more productive than others. All high standards of living are due to free markets. Governments destroy this.
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Technology and Social Change

Media and CultureAustrian Economics Overview

11/21/2009Audio/Video
Producers really are slaves to their consumers. Destruction & Production can be called Power & Market. Technology like the printing press was initially feared. It would put scribes out of business. Technology describes each generation in our human-built world.
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The Fraud of Global Warming

The Environment

09/24/2008Audio/Video
Here are inconvenient truths that counter the fallacies of Al Gore's documentary film - An Inconvenient Truth. Man is not causing catastrophic global warming. Carbon Dioxide is the stuff of life, not a pollutant.
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The Price is Right

Money and BanksAustrian Economics Overview

09/24/2008Audio/Video
Honest money and private property rights are the foundation for a peaceful society. The price system is what makes this work because it reflects the real availability of each scarce product and service, especially during emergency times.
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Who Killed the Constitution?

U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

09/24/2008Audio/Video
The Constitution spelled out that the federal government is limited to certain powers. Is it allowed? should be the first question about any proposed legislation. Today there are no recognized limits. The Supreme Court declared in the late 1930s that everything the federal government does will be...
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