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Culture, Coca-Cola, and the CIA: The History of Cocaine

HealthThe Police StateU.S. History

08/30/2017Audio/Video
In the fourth episode of Historical Controversies, Chris Calton traces the history of cocaine in the US.

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The Milk of the Poppy

HealthMedia and CultureWorld History

08/23/2017Audio/Video
In the third episode of the Historical Controversies podcast, Chris Calton looks at the history of opium use around the world.

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The Attack on Marijuana During the 1930s

HealthU.S. HistoryInterventionism

08/16/2017Audio/Video
How did Americans fall for the government's reefer madness? Listen as Chris Calton explains.

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The Roots of Drug Prohibition in America

HealthMedia and CultureU.S. History

08/09/2017Audio/Video
Chris Calton discusses America's early perception of drug use, and the origins of prohibition.

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The Mises View: "Basket Case"

Free MarketsEntrepreneurshipInterventionismPrivate PropertyProduction Theory

09/13/2016Audio/Video
As Peter Klein explains, resources in a modern economy are complex and specific — which is why we need free markets...

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The Real Meaning of Competition

Free MarketsInterventionismMonopoly and Competition

04/06/2016Audio/Video
Why is the aviation world all atwitter? Peter Klein explains what free market competition is and is not.

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Charting the Future

12/22/2014Audio/Video
More students need that "aha" moment, and your year-end gift to the Mises Institute can help deliver it. There are so many ways to help: a single gift, a convenient monthly credit-card charge, your company's matching gift, a donation of appreciated securities, or including the Mises...

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Join Us!

12/18/2014Audio/Video
Mark Thornton encourages you to join the Mises Institute in 2015

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