Category Archives: Essence of Economics Podcast

17. Immigration Symposium: Gary North, “The Sanctuary Society and its Enemies”

Gary North explores the history of sanctuary societies and details the threats to the United States as an immigration sanctuary. Download the article North, Gary. “The Sanctuary Society and its Enemies.” Journal of Libertarian Studies 13, No. 2 (1998): 205–219. View in iTunes and Post a Review!     This site is using SEO Baclinks… Read More »

16. Immigration Symposium: Tibor Machan, “Immigration into a Free Society”

Tibor Machan asks the question, “What should be a free country’s policy toward foreigners who would wish to live there?” View in iTunes and Post a Review! Download a pdf of the article Absolutely free: Tibor Machan, “Immigration into a Free Society” Download Dr. Scott’s notes Notes: Immigration Symposium: Tibor Machan, “Immigration into a Free… Read More »

15. Immigration Symposium: Jesus Huerta de Soto, “A Libertarian Theory of Free Immigration”

Jesus Huerta de Soto explains that under a libertarian society where all resources, land, and property are owned privately, the problems of immigration and emigration essentially disappear. The problems that are related to immigration and emigration are a result of government intervention. He lays forth the ways in which government intervenes and proposes a libertarian… Read More »

14. Immigration Symposium: Walter Block, “A Libertarian Case for Free Immigration”

Dr. Scott discusses economist Walter Block’s article, “A Libertarian Case for Free Immigration,” which analyzes laws limiting emigration, migration, and immigration from the libertarian perspective. Block defends the view that the totally free movement of goods, factors of production, money, and people are part and parcel of this traditional libertarian philosophy. View in iTunes and… Read More »

13. Immigration Symposium: John Hospers, A Libertarian Argument Against Open Borders

Not everyone who wishes to come to the United States should be permitted to do so, says John Hospers. View in iTunes and Post a Review! Download a pdf of the article Absolutely free: Hospers, A Libertarian Argument Against Open Borders Download Dr. Scott’s notes Notes: Immigration Symposium: Hospers, A Libertarian Argument Against Open Borders… Read More »

12. Immigration Symposium: Julian Simon, Are There Grounds for Limiting Immigration?

Is there any persuasive reason for a country to bar a healthy, law-abiding person from immigration? View in iTunes and Post a Review! Download a pdf of the article Absolutely free: Simon, Are There Grounds for Limiting Immigration? Download Dr. Scott’s notes Notes: Immigration Symposium: Julian Simon, Are There Grounds for Limiting Immigration?   This… Read More »

11. Rothbard, Protectionism and the Destruction of Prosperity

Protectionism helps the privileged, inefficient producers at the expense of consumers and efficient producers. View in iTunes and Post a Review! Download a pdf of the article Absolutely free: Rothbard, Protectionism and the Destruction of Prosperity Download Dr. Scott’s notes Notes: Protectionism and the Destruction of Prosperity *Who was Murray Rothbard?   This site is… Read More »

10. Economics in One Lesson (chs. 23-24)

Saving enables increased production, and Hazlitt restates the main point of the book: look at the economic effects of the whole economy over the long run! View in iTunes and Post a Review! Download a pdf of the book Absolutely free: Economics in One Lesson Download Dr. Scott’s notes Notes: Chapters 23-24 Or get a… Read More »

9. Economics in One Lesson (chs. 21-22)

What are profits? They’re not so evil after all. They actually make the economy work. Plus, inflation. Inflation is evil. Download a pdf of the book Absolutely free: Economics in One Lesson Download Dr. Scott’s notes Notes: Chapters 21-22 Or get a hard copy: This site is using SEO Baclinks plugin created by Locco.Ro

8. Economics in One Lesson (chs. 19-20)

Unions are only good for the economy if they are not backed by government force.  Wages are fair when they reflect supply and demand. Download a pdf of the book Absolutely free: Economics in One Lesson Download Dr. Scott’s notes Notes: Chapters 19-20 Or get a hard copy: This site is using SEO Baclinks plugin… Read More »