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Video: Panel Discussion on Fractional Reserve Banking

Scholarly discussion about fractional reserve free banking between proponents of free banking and advocates for 100% reserve banking. from the 2013 Summer Austrian Seminar sponsored by Mises Institute Poland.

Hosted by Mateusz Machaj

From L to R: Maciej Bitner, Michał Gamrot,Mateusz Machaj, David Howden, Nikolay Gertchev

Thanks to Mateusz Machaj

VIDEO: Austrian Economics versus Mainstream Economics

Presented at the Ludwig von Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama, on 24 June 2011.

Video: Joseph Salerno Explains Gold Standards: True and False

Archived from the live broadcast, this Mises University lecture was presented at the Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama, on 25 July 2014.

Video: Tom Woods Explains The Robber Barons and the Progressive Era

Archived from the live broadcast, this Mises University lecture was presented at the Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama, on 24 July 2014.

Tom Woods: The Role of Austrian Economics in the Liberty Movement

The opening lecture of the 2014 Mises University. Archived from the live broadcast from the Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama, on 20 July 2014.

Video: Robert Murphy Presents Contrasting Views of the Great Depression

Archived from the live broadcast, this Mises University lecture was presented at the Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama, on 23 July 2014.

Video: Jesús Huerta de Soto & The Spanish Scholastics

On the occasion of the fifth centenary celebration of Diego Covarrubias y Leyva the economics professor Jesús Huerta de Soto, points out the importance of this Austrian Economics School´s forefather. During the conference celebrated on 8th of November of 2013 in Segovia, the professor Huerta de Soto refers to todays economics crisis that could have been avoided.

The talk was presented on November 8, 2013 at the Cathedral of Segovia.

Mises Weekends: Justin Raimondo Describes His Battle Against the War Machine

Jeff Deist and Justin Raimondo discuss the early history of the modern libertarian movement, Justin’s time working with Murray Rothbard on libertarian strategy, and the chances for developing a broad new anti-war coalition.

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Video: Peter Klein Discusses the Hobby Lobby Decision & Private Property

Peter Klein discusses property rights, privilege, and free markets, in light of the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent Burwell v. Hobby Lobby decision.

Jeff Deist Explains How The Fed Distorts Everything

Jeff Deist discusses how the Fed creates a perilous landscape in which there is no honest pricing—everything has been distorted—even at the consumer level.

Video: Mark Thornton Explains the Skyscraper Curse

Mark Thornton presents a one-minute primer on the “Skyscraper Curse.”

Video: Peter Klein Explains Government’s Role as Technological Innovator

Peter Klein discusses who should make the decisions to best allocate scarce resources and time.

Ludwig von Mises Explains: Are Workers In Conflict with Employers?

Ludwig von Mises was asked to respond to the question: “Are the interests of the American wage earners in conflict with those of their employers, or are the two in agreement?” This recording is made available through the generosity of Bettina Bien Greaves, and was originally recorded on 10 May 1962 and aired on 17 May 1962 during the intermission of the U.S. Steel Concert Hour.

Mark Thornton Explains “The Consequences of Cheap Money”

Mark Thornton discusses Martin Wolf’s recent claim that “cautious savers no longer serve a useful economic purpose.”

Video: Jeff Deist Explains the Misuse of Economic Language

Jeff Deist explains why it is important to say what we mean when discussing the economy and the state.

Video: Mark Thornton Discusses the Unemployment Rate

Mark Thornton explains why the government’s latest unemployment numbers are a sham, and the labor market is nowhere near recovered.

The Mises View: “Taxing Cryptocurrency”

Jeff Deist explains some of the compliance burdens of the IRS’s latest guidelines for cryptocurrency and other electronic media of exchange.

The Mises View: “Common Sense on Inequality”

Peter Klein talks about inequality—how people are different, what determines income and wealth on the free market, why elites are so excited about Thomas Piketty’s new book on capital, and how attempts to reduce aggregate inequality through progressive taxation are fraught with difficulty.

All Videos from ‘Inflation: Causes, Consequences, and Cure’

From the April 11 Seminar: Inflation: Causes, Consequences, and Cure. A seminar for High School and College Students

(Six Videos)

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Video: Matt Drudge and Information Overload

For the text version, see today’s Mises Daily. 

Presented at “Inflation: Causes, Consequences, and Cure”: a free seminar for high school and college students. Hosted at the Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama, on 11 April 2014.