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Jeff Deist on Biden’s Failing Attempt to Look Authoritative

The Mises Institute’s Jeff Deist calls in to talk about the Biden administration’s all-out effort to mandate medicine; the scapegoating of the unvaccinated; beer restrictions in Australia; the government’s blaming of meatpackers for rising prices; how government drives inequality from a monetary perspective; and more.

Bob Murphy on the Folly of Government Interventionism

Joining David Gornoski for this episode is economist Bob Murphy who calls in to talk about the failures of interventionism as illustrated by the latest news from Afghanistan. Was the war in Afghanistan beneficial in any way from an economic point of view? Should be we worried about the inflation that is coming fast? How […]

Jeff Deist on How Inflation Harms Families

The Mises Institute’s Jeff Deist returns to the show to comment on the passing of the infrastructure bill; how inflation affects everyone differently; how inflation harms families; Blake Master’s campaign for the senate; whether mask and health passport mandates will increase; and more.

James Dale Davidson, Chris Martenson, Joel Salatin – A 21st Century Lifestyle Roundtable

What happens when a financial forecaster, a scientist, and a farmer walk into a bar? In this special roundtable conversion, radio host and writer David Gornoski is joined by three prestigious personalities: James Dale Davidson–the author of the ‘Sovereign Individual,’ Dr. Chris Martenson–the host of Peak Prosperity, and Joel Salatin–a pioneer of regenerative farming. What […]

THINGS HIDDEN 33: Applying Rene Girard’s Mimetic Theory to Economics and Media with Burke Peters

In this episode of THINGS HIDDEN, David Gornoski is joined by Burke Peters. The two talk about applying the valuable insights of Rene Girard’s Mimetic Theory on the field of market economics. Has tribalism escalated much more in this globalized world? Can an understanding of mimetic desire help us ethically engage market economics? How does […]

Jeff Deist on Fake Economy and Fake Media

Jeff Deist, the President of the Mises Institute, joins David Gornoski to discuss the institutionalized confusion on what money is supposed to be. “We’ve created more money in this pandemic than we’ve created in our entire two-hundred-year history,” Jeff Deist remarks. Are we already witnessing another inflation? In light of the rise of Dogecoin, why […]

Jeff Deist: State Sacrifice vs Christian Mercy

Jeff Deist, the president of the Mises Institute, returns to the show to take on the latest news from around the country. Will the COVID stimulus benefit us in any way or will it do more harm? What does the Fauci-Wuhan connection reveal about the deep state? What can we do to make sure that […]

Jeff Deist on the Political Economy of COVID Hysteria

The Mises Institute’s Jeff Deist returns for his weekly analysis of the news. Why do tragic stories involving celebrities like Tiger Woods and Kobe Bryant affect us so much? Does nostalgia play a part in this phenomenon? Is there any justification for Trudeau’s comments regarding COVID travel restrictions? How can we better understand the hysterical […]

Jeff Deist on the GameStop Saga

Jeff Deist of the Mises Institute joins David Gornoski to talk about the GameStop Wall Street Saga. He highlights how the media narrative seeks to manipulate the masses to view Reddit traders as fascistic and Hedge Funds as the victims. Is there really any difference between what the Wall Street elites are doing and what the Reddit […]

Vengeance or Mercy?

In this episode, David Gornoski breaks down the vicious cycle of scapegoating evident in politics. Will Biden’s promise of canceling student loan debts solve the real problem or will it further the vicious cycle of debt? With all the talk of getting back at each other, is vengeance a practical solution? “Vengeance is like drinking […]