Posts Tagged ‘Hayek’

At the 1990 Mises University at Stanford, Professor Murray Rothbard (1926-1995) spoke on the collapse of the Soviet Union and the future for freed markets in a lecture titled, “The Future of Austrian Economics.” Educational and always humorous, he shows the flaws of the U.S.S.R. weren’t practical blunders, but ideological and methodological flaws of “planning the modern industrial State” which made its demise inevitable from the start and why compromising radical philosophy with the irrational “doesn’t work”. (49:39):

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Prof. Ralph Raico‘s lecture at Mises University 2009 – “Liberalism” – 28 July 09 (62:04):

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NYT bestselling author and historian Thomas E. Woods, Jr. on how then-president Warren G. Harding got America out the depression we never read about. Very funny and informative (yet, somewhat vulgar. Ugh!). (more…)

Stefan Moyneux, host of Freedomain Radio, on the current economic crisis and the change we need for a real, reasonable, ethical, viable solution. (more…)

Recorded at the Mises Institute Supporters Summit, 1 November 2008; Auburn, Alabama. Includes a brief introduction by Mark Thornton. Lew Rockwell is the founder and president of the Ludwig von Mises Institute.***NOTE: Beginning at the 1:11 mark, there are technical difficulties with the video feed. The audio, however, is complete and unaffected.

Lew Rockwell – “End the Central Bank” (transcript) – 1 Nov 08 (18:18):

Douglas French – “Bubbles Made of Paper: Then and Now” – 1 Nov 08 (28:22):