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Mark Thornton on ‘Butler on Business’ This Week

Mark Thornton discusses recent economic indicators with Alan Butler.

Mark Thornton Talks About His Article “How the Drug War Drives Child Migrants to the US Border”

From Natural News Radio:

Guest Mark Thornton is a Senior Fellow at the Ludwig von Mises Institute. We’ll talk [Mp3 file] about his article, “How the Drug War Drives Child Migrants to the US Border” We’ll also discuss the current economic conditions. Mark Thornton was way ahead of economist predicting the crash of the housing bubble back in 2004.

George Reisman to Discuss Critique of Piketty’s ‘Capital’ tonight at 6 EST

George Reisman is scheduled to be on Power Trading Radio this evening at 6 PM EST. He will be discussing his newly published critique of Thomas Piketty’s book.

Mark Thornton on Power Trading Radio Tonight at 6 EST

UPDATE: Here’s the archived show: http://www.tradingacademy.com/resources/radio/power-trading-radio-video-archives.aspx?showid=1129#.U-uFAmaz77E.facebook 

Writes Mark: “I will be on Power Trading Radio http://www.tradingacademy.com/resources/radio/ Tuesday at 6 pm Eastern.”

Audio: Mark Thornton on ‘Butler on Business’

Mark Thornton on Butler on Business, August 4, beginning at 1:30:00. Mark discusses the most recent government economic data, including Gross Output measures vs. GDP.

Audio: Matt McCaffrey on the Economics of Toll Roads

Matt McCaffrey follows up this article with a conversation with Paul Molloy of the Freedom Works podcast.

Walter Block On Controversies Throughout His Career

(Summary by Luis Rivera III)

Here, Dr. Walter Block reveals what he believes is his most controversial view as well as what has been the harshest response he has ever received. Dr. Block talks about his books Defending The Undefendable I and Defending The Undefendable II. He touches on some of the chapter including prostitution, drug legalization, blackmail, WalMart, child labor and private roads. This and more in this great interview!

For more on why blackmail should be legal and how it distinguishes itself from extortion read Legalize Blackmail (ebook.)

New online interviews with Mark Thornton and Walter Block

On the “Wake Up Call Podcast”:

Mark Thornton.

Walter Block.

Mises Weekends: Soviet Defector Yuri Maltsev on the Loss of Freedom in America

Jeff Deist and Yuri Maltsev discuss not only his defection from the former USSR, but also his defection from the Marxist economic mindset, the crime of reading Hayek, why so many westerners still have a naïve, uninformed, and romantic view of socialism, how the Ruble was nothing more than a fiat rationing coupon, and why people with contempt for consumerism never visited a Soviet grocery store.

Jeff Deist and Will Grigg Discuss ‘Police State Keynesianism’

Mises Weekends: Jeff Deist and Will Grigg discuss “police state Keynesianism,” how the once embryonic American police state became overt, how military equipment, personnel, and mindsets increasingly find their way into local law enforcement agencies, and why there are more than 100 SWAT deployments every day in the US.

Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/mises-institute/mises-weekends/episode/34836821

iTunesU: https://itunes.apple.com/us/itunes-u/mises-weekends/id884207568?mt=10

Audio: Mark Thornton on Immigration and the War on Drugs

Here is another interview about his recent article on immigration and the war on drugs. This one is with The Heartland Institute.

Mark Thornton on GDP and the Present ‘Recovery’

Beginning at 2:20:00, Mark Thornton talks with Butler on Business host Alan Butler last week about current economy trends and business cycles.

Walter Block: Libertarianism from A to Z

6792Walter Block’s new book Toward a Libertarian Society covers a wide variety of topics from the death penalty to secession, and from war to macroeconomics. Dr. Block recently spoke with the Mises Institute about just a few of these.

Ron Paul on Capitol Hill

6786 (1)Jeff Deist talks with Tom Woods about Congressional staffers and the DC establishment’s grudging respect for the Ron Paul revolution.

Ron Paul Discusses the Future of the US Dollar

In this audio interview, Ron Paul touches on recent developments affecting the value of the dollar, the potential for currency collapse, gold, war, Russia, and more.

The Ron Paul portion begins at 2:30 and ends at 17:30.

(Note: My posting of this video is not an endorsement of any of the advertised products that appear on screen in the course of the interview.)

Walter Block Interviewed on Libertas Media Project Podcast

Summary by Luis Rivera:

Podcast host and libertarian, Brian Wilson talks to Walter Block about Defending The Undefendable II, “thick libertarians,” and recent articles written by Dr. Block on LewRockwell.com. Block talks about his favorite character from Atlas Shrugged. Does leering violate the non-aggression principle? Walter Block answers this in this podcast. Being an anarchist and defending Ron Paul for running for president. Block suggests what the best way to promote liberty is. He goes on to talk about government war propaganda. This and much more in this great interview that covers many subtopics within libertarianism.

Walter Block Podcast Interview

Peter Klein on Power Trading Radio

John O’Donnell interviews Dr. Peter Klein of Mises.org on the critique of the popular new book “Capital in the 21stCentury” by Thomas Piketty. The topics include income inequality cause and effect, role of Fed intervention in capital markets, malinvestment in boom/bust cycles with anemic price discovery and the 99% vs the 1% myth. They also discuss why boomers are working longer and the impact of youth joining the workplace.

Audio: Jeff Deist on Austrian Economics 101

Andy Duncan interviews the president of the Ludwig von Mises Institute, Jeff Deist. Topics for this discussion include Jeff’s vision for the Institute, how Austrian economics can help make people wealthier, and how to gain practical knowledge about the Austrian school.

Joseph Salerno Talks Currency Crises and Argentina

In this interview with Redmond Weissenberger, Joe Salerno discusses monetary policy, currency crises, the gold standard, and Argentina.

 

Audio: Panic and Depression, Redux

Interviewed by host Alan Butler, Mark Thornton talks about the Panic of 1873 and the Long Depression that followed.