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Ep. 224 Patrick Newman on Cronyism in Early US History

Patrick Newman is a fellow at the Mises Institute who have just published his new book. He talks about Rothbard’s approach to history, whether the US revolution was libertarian, and the proper way to interpret Andrew Jackson. Mentioned in the Episode and Other Links of Interest: The YouTube version of this interview. Patrick Newman’s new book Cronyism:…

Ep. 77 Rob Bradley on His Contributions to Energy Economics, Rothbard as Dissertation Chair, and Enron as a Postmodern Corporation

Rob Bradley is the world’s leading expert in energy economics in the Austrian tradition. His treatise¬†Oil, Gas, and Government¬†is the definitive record of U.S. government intervention in the oil & gas markets. Rob chose Murray Rothbard as the chair for his dissertation in Political Economy. At one point in his career, Rob served as a…