Posts Tagged ‘Murray Rothbard’

Ep. 49 Patrick Newman Cracks the Code to Publish a New Rothbard Manuscript

Economist Patrick Newman relays his adventurous tale of deciphering Murray Rothbard’s handwritten manuscript on early American history. Needless to say, Rothbard’s take is not what you learned in school. Mentioned in the Episode and Other Links of Interest: Patrick Newman’s QJAE article on Rothbard’s previously unpublished chapter on production theory (intended to be Chapter 5…

Ep. 43 Michel Accad, MD, Leads Bob on a Discussion of “Efficiency” and “Market Failure” as Used in Health Economics

Michel Accad practices cardiology and general internal medicine in San Francisco, and holds a part-time clinical faculty appointment at the University of California San Francisco. This episode reproduces a discussion Bob had on Michel’s podcast, where they discussed the development of “welfare economics” in mainstream theory, in preparation for their subsequent discussion (which will be…

Ep. 32 Lew Rockwell on the College Cheating Faux Scandal, the Sinister FBI, and How the CIA Kills People

Bob brings on Mises Institute founder Lew Rockwell to primarily discuss Lew’s article in defense of Lori Loughlin. Why is the FBI involved in a college admission scandal in the first place? And why is Lori Loughlin’s behavior so much worse than all the other cheating that happens systematically? Bob and Lew then discuss the…

Ep. 13 Dave Smith on Comedy, the Fed, Fatherhood, and Faith

Standup comic and host of “Part of the Problem” Dave Smith joins Bob to talk about the theory and practice of comedy. They also discuss Dave’s discovery of Austrian economics, hypocritical leftists, the exasperating Tucker Carlson, and how the birth of his daughter led Dave to God. Mentioned in the Episode and Other Links of…

Ep. 12 Gene Epstein on Commies, Krugman, and Crushing Debaters

Gene Epstein, former Barron’s economics editor and founder of the Soho Forum, joins Bob for a lively discussion covering a variety of topics. Gene explains that his mother, a card-carrying member of the Communist Party, had an FBI file and was responsible for Gene’s original position as a democratic socialist. It was only through his…