Posts Tagged ‘Austrian economics’

Ep. 20 Nelson Nash Talks About Leonard Read, Crashing Planes, and Getting the Bankers Out of Your Life

Nelson Nash is the developer of the Infinite Banking Concept (IBC), which uses properly designed whole life insurance policies as a cashflow management vehicle. Although Bob (along with Carlos Lara and David Stearns) has worked closely with Nelson over the years in building the Nelson Nash Institute, this interview focuses on some of Nelson’s charming…

Ep. 5 Scott Horton on the Siege of Waco, the Perverse Logic of U.S. Foreign Policy, and How Trump Staved Off a Coup

Antiwar hero and all-around genius Scott Horton joins Bob for a lengthy discussion covering the siege and massacre at Waco, the motivations and perverse logic of the U.S. government’s interventions in the Middle East, and how Donald Trump staved off the establishment at the Republican convention and after the general election.     Mentioned in the Episode:…

Ep. 4 A Conversation With Jeff Deist

In this episode, Bob talks to Mises Institute president Jeff Deist. They discuss Jeff’s original goal of being a professor, his time as an attorney, his work as Ron Paul’s Chief of Staff, and his insider knowledge of DC politics.       Mentioned in the Episode: Website of the Mises Institute. The Denationalisation of…

Ep. 2 A Conversation With Carlos Lara

In this episode, Bob talks to his old friend (and co-author) Carlos Lara. They discuss Carlos’ move from Mexico to Texas as a young boy, Carlos’ surprising relationship to the JFK assassination, suing the Marines, and how Carlos learned Austrian economics–the hard way.           Mentioned in the Episode: The joint website…

Ep. 1 A Conversation With Tom Woods

In this inaugural episode of The Bob Murphy Show, Bob talks to his old friend Tom Woods. They discuss the pros and cons of being captain of the math team, what makes a good historian, and how to give a great speech.         Mentioned in the Episode: Tom’s sketch of Aquinas’ proof…