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EconTalk is an award-winning weekly podcast hosted by Russ Roberts of Stanford University's Hoover Institution. The eclectic guest list includes authors, doctors, psychologists, historians, philosophers, economists, and more. Learn how the health care system really works, the serenity that comes from humility, the challenge of interpreting data, how potato chips are made, what it's like to run an upscale Manhattan restaurant, what caused the 2008 financial crisis, the nature of consciousness ...
 
Peter Schiff is an economist, financial broker/dealer, author, frequent guest on national news, and host of the Peter Schiff Show Podcast. The podcast focuses on economic data analysis and unbiased coverage of financial news, both in the U.S. and global markets. As entertaining as he is informative, Peter packs decades of brilliant insight into every news item. Join the thousands of fans who have benefited from Peter’s commitment to getting the real story out to the world.
 
Any society that allows itself to become radically unequal eventually collapses into an uprising or a police state—or both. Join venture capitalist Nick Hanauer and some of the world’s leading economic and political thinkers in an exploration of who gets what and why. Turns out, everything you learned about economics is wrong. And if we don’t do something about rising inequality, the pitchforks are coming.
 
Can we learn to make smarter choices? Wharton professor Katy Milkman shares stories of irrational decision making--from historical blunders to the kinds of everyday errors that could affect your future. Choiceology, an original podcast from Charles Schwab, explores the lessons of behavioral economics, exposing the psychological traps that lead to expensive mistakes. Season 1 of Choiceology was hosted by Dan Heath, bestselling author of Made to Stick and Switch. Podcasts are for informational ...
 
Will Covid-19 reshape the global economy or simply shrink it? What are nations doing to protect jobs and businesses from the fallout, and what will the long-term consequences be for labor markets, global supply chains and government finances? On Stephanomics, a podcast hosted by Bloomberg Economics head Stephanie Flanders—the former BBC economics editor and chief market strategist for Europe at JPMorgan Asset Management—we combine reports from Bloomberg journalists around the world and conve ...
 
How can you avoid trespassing while playing Pokemon GO? Is "To Catch a Predator" entrapment? Can you use a spring gun in the fall? Lawyer Mike Meadows and his dude like brother-in-law Tommy Smirl tackle the pressing issues of the day in a legal podcast geared to educate and entertain lawyers and non-lawyers alike.
 
The Mises Institute, founded in 1982, is an educational institution devoted to advancing Austrian economics, freedom, and peace in the classical-liberal tradition. Our website offers many thousands of free books and thousands of hours of audio and video, along with the full run of rare journals, biographies, and bibliographies of great economists.
 
This podcast gives you a smart, cool headed and down to earth wrap on the latest finance and investing news from Australia & around the world. Investing legends Scott Phillips and Anirban Mahanti walk you through what’s really going on and what you need to know to make great financial decisions. Subscribe to get your regular fix of BS-free money advice. Sign up for the newsletter at fool.com.au/triplem
 
The aim of this weekly podcast is to make economics easy, uncomplicated and accessible. With the world at a political, technological and financial tipping point, economics has never been so important to all of us and yet, it’s made inaccessible and complicated by so many. I’ve always thought what is complicated is rarely important and what is important is rarely complicated. That will be our motto. Every week we are going to tease out some big economic or political issue facing us, not just ...
 
Professor Elizabeth Joh teaches Intro to Constitutional Law and most of the time this is a pretty straight forward job. But with Trump in office, everything has changed. Five minutes before class Professor Joh checks Twitter to find out what the 45th President has said and how it jibes with 200 years of the judicial branch interpreting and ruling on the Constitution. Hosted by acclaimed podcaster Roman Mars (99% Invisible, co-founder Radiotopia), this show is a weekly, fun, casual Con Law 10 ...
 
Economic Update is a weekly nationally syndicated radio program produced by Democracy at Work and hosted by Richard D. Wolff. The program explores complex economic issues and empowers listeners with information to analyze their own financial situation as well as the economy at large. By focusing on the economic dimensions of everyday life - wages, jobs, taxes, debts, and profits - the program explores alternative ways to organize markets and government policies.
 
From the producers of Up and Vanished, Sworn pulls back the curtain on the criminal justice system, exposing the untold stories and hard truths behind major cases. Host Philip Holloway, a defense attorney and former prosecutor with a background in law enforcement, not only digs into the legal aspects of these cases but the emotional consequences of their outcomes.
 
Host June Grasso speaks with prominent attorneys and legal scholars, analyzing major legal issues and cases in the news. The show examines all aspects of the legal profession, from intellectual property to criminal law, from bankruptcy to securities law, drawing on the deep research tools of BloombergLaw.com.
 
Is capitalism the engine of destruction or the engine of prosperity? On this podcast we talk about the ways capitalism is—or more often isn’t—working in our world today. Hosted by Vanity Fair contributing editor, Bethany McLean and world renowned economics professor Luigi Zingales, we explain how capitalism can go wrong, and what we can do to fix it. Cover photo attributions: https://www.chicagobooth.edu/research/stigler/about/capitalisnt
 
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Projections have the 2020 election seeing record-high turnout. Conventional wisdom views this as a win for Joe Biden, but could conventional wisdom be wrong?Original article: mises.org/power-market/will-nonpolitical-silent-majority-stop-left This Audio Mises Wire is generously sponsored by Christopher Condon. Narrated by Millian Quinteros.…
 
With new legalization measures coming to the ballot box, voters have the opportunity to take steps that would reduce the drive to make drugs stronger and more potent, and more deadly. Original article: mises.org/wire/want-make-drugs-less-lethal-legalize-themThis Audio Mises Wire is generously sponsored by Christopher Condon. Narrated by Millian Qui…
 
On this week's show: what major social changes will flow from today's combination of major economic crash and the viral pandemic (capitalism's worst nightmare)? To answer, we consider how European feudalism changed after its 14th century combination of economic decline and the bubonic plague. The two big changes then were (1) switching from a decen…
 
In this special episode, we look at the relationship between politics and money through the lens of the US elections. We try to make sense of what you should be looking out for and what each candidate is signalling - hope you enjoy! The episode is brought to you in partnership with IG. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
During the 2000 Presidential Election, it wasn’t immediately certain who had won the electoral college votes in Florida, throwing the entire process into chaos. Eventually, the SCOTUS had to step in to rule on the outcome. With the 2020 election only a few days out, we take a look back at how the Supreme Court played a role in adjudicating the elec…
 
Tom Welcomes Dr. Stephen Leeb, financial author, wealth manager, and newsletter publisher, to the show. His interest began to shift in 2000 towards gold when it was apparent that globally we were reaching a significant turning point. Dr. Leeb discusses the gap between developed and emerging countries and how China’s growth has mainly driven that ch…
 
US stock market has worst week since March.Wall Street bought on the rumor of a Biden win; now selling before it becomes a fact.Selling will continue even after he wins.It’s all about the Fed and nobody cares.Losses will be most pronounced in the bond market.Fed holding back the cure for the economy.Under Capitalism, people get rich by helping othe…
 
Constitutional Law expert David Pozen, a professor at Columbia Law School, discuses the wide array of options being considered to change the balance on the Supreme Court which now has a 6 to 3 conservative majority. Bloomberg News Supreme Court Reporter Greg Stohr discusses the split Supreme Court decisions on mail-in ballots. June Grasso hosts.…
 
President Trump’s effect on domestic policy in his first term has been modest and mostly reversible. The real impact of his blow-it-up style has been felt in the corrosion of an already poisonous political culture. How has his brand of anti-politics changed America? Trump supporters at one of his last rallies before election day and his former pres…
 
Asset classes previously available only to the super-rich such as fine art and farmland are being democratized and brought within reach of all investors. Hear insights from the CEOs -Artem Milinchuk of FarmTogether.com and Scott Lynn of Masterworks.io- behind this new trend, where it’s headed, and how to invest in both fine art and farmland without…
 
Stocks extended gains Thursday afternoon after the three major indices endured a deep rout a day earlier. Investors digested a record surge in third-quarter GDP after a historic slump earlier this year, and another weekly report on jobless claims that came in better-than-expected. A slew of corporate earnings results also loom. The S&P 500 Dow each…
 
The staggering extent of illegal fishing, and its human and environmental costs, are only just becoming clear. We ask how to put a shadowy industry on a more even keel. The old guard likes to mock millennial investors, but they’re changing finance, possibly for the better. And as Berlin’s shiny new airport opens we ask: why is it nine years late? F…
 
The staggering extent of illegal fishing, and its human and environmental costs, are only just becoming clear. We ask how to put a shadowy industry on a more even keel. The old guard likes to mock millennial investors, but they’re changing finance, possibly for the better. And as Berlin’s shiny new airport opens we ask: why is it nine years late? F…
 
This strange Halloween, we bring to you the harrowing tale of two young trick-or-treaters who dare to stop at James Buchanan’s house. To learn more about the real-life horrors of Buchanan, read Jane Mayer’s ‘Dark Money’ — the spooky real-life story of the right-wing trickle-down machine. Show us some love by leaving a rating or a review! RateThisPo…
 
Tom welcomes a new guest to the show Steve Thomas. Steve is a private investor whose primary focus is on gold and silver miner equities for the past ten years. Steve discusses the recent drop in gold and why this is another buying opportunity. He believes that it’s a great time to be a gold bull, and he has a policy of posting all of his trades for…
 
-- Markets wobble as the spectre of Euro lockdowns become more likely -- Inflation up… Yet rates are about to be cut? -- A new or returned US president by this time next week… maybe -- Retail sales flying… for some. Coles up 9.7%, Super Retail SSS +25% -- ANZ is the first bank off the rank-- Coke goes European -- ...and we dip into the Fool mailbag…
 
On this week’s No Accounting for Taste, we’re talking the Job Support scheme, support for musicians and meditation.The founder of the Accountancy Practice, John Froggett joins host Richard Hattersley and John Stokdyk in accountants’ corner this week. Frogett has reason to celebrate as his firm recently made the small firm of the year finalist list …
 
Whether Trump wins or loses the election, what next for the Republicans? The President’s former national security adviser lays out his vision of a Reagan-style future party, where Donald Trump is “a crazy uncle tweeting from the basement”. Also, what advice would Mr Bolton give a newly elected Joe Biden, who he calls “a man of character”. See acast…
 
The fact that some Americans supported slavery in the eighteenth century is not at all remarkable. Most of the world agreed with them. What is remarkable is that many of them sought to abolish slavery in the new republic.Original article: https://mises.org/wire/no-american-republic-was-not-founded-slaveryThis Audio Mises Wire is generously sponsore…
 
Doing what we can to help narrow Section 230 immunities back to a free speech interpretation could solve this while actually reducing government involvement in speech.Original article: mises.org/wire/how-limit-social-medias-power-without-growing-governmentThis Audio Mises Wire is generously sponsored by Christopher Condon. Narrated by Millian Quint…
 
Contrary to popular assertions, the Nazis weren't only trying to expropriate Jewish wealth. They wanted the German people to come together as a collective entity, and this entailed socialism.Also listen to Dr. Gordon's first discussion of the article here: mises.org/library/rand-paul-right-about-nazis-and-socialismOriginal article: mises.org/wire/y…
 
The party’s Fifth Plenum sets out a five-year vision; we mine the plan for clues about how China views itself in the world—and how long Xi Jinping intends to lead. The pandemic has the rich world thinking and talking about death in a way not seen since the second world war. And an uncertain future for Singapore’s famed street-food hawkers. For full…
 
The party’s Fifth Plenum sets out a five-year vision; we mine the plan for clues about how China views itself in the world—and how long Xi Jinping intends to lead. The pandemic has the rich world thinking and talking about death in a way not seen since the second world war. And an uncertain future for Singapore’s famed street-food hawkers. For full…
 
The COVID-19 crisis has pushed central banks around the world into uncharted territory. Typically when we talk about this, it's from the perspective of the Fed or the ECB. But this has also been an extraordinary period for emerging market central banks. On this episode, we speak with Ruth Krivoy who ran the Venezuelan central bank in the early 1990…
 
Alongside the financial destruction wrought by Covid-19 there comes new opportunities. European officials have seized on one in particular—mending battered economies in a way that also tackles global warming, or “building back greener.” But how to turn those words into action? Bloomberg renewables reporter Jess Shankleman reports from London on the…
 
Rapid diagnostics company Ellume has begun shipments of its COVID-19 test to the United States. The company is scaling up its Brisbane manufacturing facilities as part of a US push to develop rapid testing technology. Plus, governments will have little choice but to spend more to deal with the challenges of our times. And what lies ahead in next we…
 
Michael Strain is the Director of Economic Policy Studies at the American Enterprise Institute, and a previous guest of the show. Michael joins Macro Musings for a special presidential election episode to discuss President Trump's economic record and what a Biden presidency might mean for the economy compared to a second term for President Trump. S…
 
On this week's show: what major social changes will flow from today's combination of major economic crash and the viral pandemic (capitalism's worst nightmare)? To answer, we consider how European feudalism changed after its 14th century combination of economic decline and the bubonic plague. The two big changes then were (1) switching from a decen…
 
Why did Murray Rothbard embrace populism and why did he think it could work to limit the power of the state? In short, Rothbard believed that a small elite had seized the power of the state to fleece and oppress the majority. Rothbard was in part basing his ideas on the historical narrative of the Democratic populists of the nineteenth century who …
 
From precious moonwater to a handful of asteroid that could provide clues to the origins of life, recent discoveries in our solar system lead host Alok Jha to investigate fundamental questions about the universe. How did life on Earth begin? Could earthly evolution provide a guide to what life elsewhere might be like? And what about the end of ever…
 
Why don't corporations just get bigger and bigger until they take over the whole economy? Unlike states, firms aren't necessarily better off as they get bigger.Original article: https://mises.org/wire/why-economy-isnt-controlled-one-big-corporationThis Audio Mises Wire is generously sponsored by Christopher Condon. Narrated by Michael Stack.…
 
Stocks were mixed Tuesday after a selloff on Wall Street pushed the Dow and S&P 500 to their biggest one-day drops in more than a month. The Dow fell as components 3M and Caterpillar fell after reporting earnings results. A day earlier, the index dropped 650 points, or 2.3%, for its worst single-session decline since the beginning of September. The…
 
Across the continent, covid-19 cases are rising steeply and containment measures are still divergent. We look at the challenges of finding policies that are efficacious and sustainable. Tanzania’s election today is all but zipped up; President John Magufuli has been trampling the country’s hard-won democratic traditions. And what the florid languag…
 
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