Monthly Archives: September 2017

25. Murray Rothbard, What Has Government Done to Our Money?, pt. 2

http://media.blubrry.com/essenceofeconomics/p/www.essenceofeconomics.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/025.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Play | Stitcher | RSSMurray Rothbard explains the origins of money, its use in a free society, and the obfuscation of the function of money by the government.  The free market creates money; government destroys it for its own ends.  Part 2… Read More »

24. Murray Rothbard, What Has Government Done to Our Money?, pt. 1

http://media.blubrry.com/essenceofeconomics/p/www.essenceofeconomics.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/024.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Play | Stitcher | RSSMurray Rothbard explains the origins of money, its use in a free society, and the obfuscation of the function of money by the government.  The free market creates money; government destroys it for its own ends.  Part 1… Read More »

23. Frederic Bastiat, The Law, pt. 3

http://media.blubrry.com/essenceofeconomics/p/www.essenceofeconomics.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/023.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Play | Stitcher | RSSIn this timeless essay, Bastiat explains what the “law” is and its purpose. It is not to give the state the power to seize property and then turn around and give it to another person or class of… Read More »

22. Frederic Bastiat, The Law, pt. 2

http://media.blubrry.com/essenceofeconomics/p/www.essenceofeconomics.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/022.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Play | Stitcher | RSSIn this timeless essay, Bastiat explains what the “law” is and its purpose. It is not to give the state the power to seize property and then turn around and give it to another person or class of… Read More »

21. Frederic Bastiat, The Law, pt. 1

http://media.blubrry.com/essenceofeconomics/p/www.essenceofeconomics.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/021.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Play | Stitcher | RSSIn this timeless essay, Bastiat explains what the “law” is and its purpose. It is not to give the state the power to seize property and then turn around and give it to another person or class of… Read More »

20. Murray N. Rothbard, Anatomy of the State

http://media.blubrry.com/essenceofeconomics/p/www.essenceofeconomics.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/020.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Play | Stitcher | RSSA classic essay from Murray Rothbard that describes his view of the nature of government. It is predatory. It is a parasite. It is nonproductive. Anything government does is for its own benefit, using intellectuals and ideology to… Read More »

19. Tyler Cowen, “The Marshall Plan: Myths and Realities”

http://media.blubrry.com/essenceofeconomics/p/www.essenceofeconomics.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/019.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Play | Stitcher | RSSTyler Cowen details 5 myths of the Marshall Plan that just won’t go away. Economic recovery across the countries that received aid tended to occur at times when aid and Marshall Plan restrictions were not in effect. Could… Read More »