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Audio (.mp3, .wav, etc.) Scott Horton Interviews Thomas E. Woods, Jr.

Thomas E. Woods, Jr. Friday, June 26, 2009
Windows Media Video (.wmv) How Empires Bamboozle the Bourgeoisie

Llewellyn H. Rockwell Jr. Wednesday, November 22, 2006
Windows Media Video (.wmv) Taxation, Inflation, and War

Joseph T. Salerno Wednesday, November 22, 2006
Windows Media Video (.wmv) Financing the Empire

Mark Thornton Wednesday, November 22, 2006
Windows Media Video (.wmv) Punishment and War (video)

Roderick T. Long Friday, June 30, 2006
Audio (.mp3, .wav, etc.) The Myth of the Just Price

The Lou Church Memorial Lecture in Religion and Economics. Recorded 13 March 2008 at the Ludwig von Mises Institute; Auburn, Alabama.

Laurence M. Vance Monday, March 24, 2008
Audio (.mp3, .wav, etc.) A Century of War

A Century of War John V. Denson The Twentieth Century: An Austrian Critique

John V. Denson Tuesday, January 13, 2009
Audio (.mp3, .wav, etc.) 14. War and Foreign Policy

Narrated by Jeff Riggenbach [1:34:45]

Murray N. Rothbard Friday, August 11, 2006
Audio (.mp3, .wav, etc.) Rethinking Churchill

[32:12]

Ralph Raico Monday, March 01, 2004
Audio (.mp3, .wav, etc.) Roosevelt's WWII Policies of Unconditional Surrender and the Morgenthau Plan

Presented at the Mises Institute on June 17, 2003 [1:04:33]

John V. Denson Sunday, February 15, 2004
Audio (.mp3, .wav, etc.) The Biggest Lies about Recessions and War

Mark Thornton talks about the Biggest Lies about Recessions and War, at the Prosperity, War & Depression seminar.

Mark Thornton Monday, March 01, 2004
Audio (.mp3, .wav, etc.) The Myth of US Government Benevolence

Joseph R. Stromberg discusses the Myth of US Government Benevolence at the Prosperity,  War & Depression seminar.

Joseph R. Stromberg Monday, March 01, 2004
Audio (.mp3, .wav, etc.) The First World War

Lecture 9 in Ralph Raico's seminar, "History: The Struggle For Liberty".

Ralph Raico Friday, September 03, 2004
Audio (.mp3, .wav, etc.) Classical Liberalism and the Welfare-Warfare State

Lecture 10 in Ralph Raico's seminar, "History: The Struggle For Liberty".

Ralph Raico Friday, September 03, 2004
Audio (.mp3, .wav, etc.) War, Peace, and the Industrial Revolution

Lecture 5 in Ralph Raico's seminar, "History: The Struggle For Liberty".

Ralph Raico Friday, September 03, 2004
Audio (.mp3, .wav, etc.) Class and Conflict

Lecture 4 in Ralph Raico's seminar, "History: The Struggle For Liberty".

Ralph Raico Friday, September 03, 2004
Audio (.mp3, .wav, etc.) The Great Depression, World War II, and American Prosperity, Part II

Thomas Woods presents "The Great Depression, World War II and American Prosperity, Part II" at The Truth About American History: An Austro-Jeffersonian Perspective seminar on June 22nd, 2005.

Thomas E. Woods, Jr. Wednesday, June 22, 2005
Audio (.mp3, .wav, etc.) The Great Depression, World War II, and American Prosperity, Part I

Thomas Woods presents "The Great Depression, World War II and American Prosperity, Part I" at The Truth About American History: An Austro-Jeffersonian Perspective seminar on June 22nd, 2005.

Thomas E. Woods, Jr. Wednesday, June 22, 2005
Audio (.mp3, .wav, etc.) State, War, and Imperialism

Hans-Hermann Hoppe presents lecture two in his Economy, Society & History series; "State, War, and Imperialism" in 2004.

Hans-Hermann Hoppe Monday, September 06, 2004
Audio (.mp3, .wav, etc.) The Civil War

Charles Adams presents lecture eight; "The Civil War" in the series, The Rosetta Stone to the US Code: A New History of Taxation in 2004.

Charles Adams Monday, September 06, 2004
Audio (.mp3, .wav, etc.) The Bible's World of Taxes

Charles Adams presents lecture two; "The Bible's World of Taxes" in the series, The Rosetta Stone to the US Code: A New History of Taxation in 2004.

Charles Adams Monday, September 06, 2004
Audio (.mp3, .wav, etc.) Two Just Wars: 1776 and 1861

Recorded at the Mises Institute; May 1994 [50:16]

Murray N. Rothbard Monday, March 01, 2004
Windows Media Video (.wmv) Meltdown

Why the heck is this happening to us? What happened to mortgages, to banks, to large retailers, to retirement savings, to stock prices, to the availability of credit? How could so many errors have coincided?

To the media pundits and government officials, this is a market failing that requires the government to take trillions of dollars from you and run the money presses full time. Otherwise we are doomed.

But there is another way to look at the great market collapse of 2008: the whole thing, including the bubble that preceded it, is the fault of the government and the Fed. All attempts to "fix" the problem are like forcing the patient to swallow more of the poison from which he currently suffers.

Mises.org has been making this argument, and warned of the coming crash years ago. But where can you find the argument explained for the average person in a convenient package, without technical jargon and with logic and facts?

Enter Tom Woods with his blockbuster book Meltdown. It's all here, all the information you need to understand what is happening and what to do about it. It is billed as a free-market response to the crisis but it is more precisely an Austrian School response.

He covers the problem of housing subsidies, of low interest loans, of the absurdities of the boom times, and how it was inevitable that they would come to an end. He puts the fault right where it belongs: with the government and the central bank.

He further blasts the political establishment for taking exactly the wrong path in response. Interest rates should be raised, not lowered. Government spending should be cut, not increased. Tax should be reduced. Regulations should be cut, not expanded. On the current path, the bozos in Washington are going to wreck whatever hope for recovery there is.

The great thing about this volume is that it is rooted in serious ideas. We aren't talking about some quicky investment book by a media talking head. Professor Woods is steeped in the ideas of Mises, Hayek, and Rothbard, and never misses a chance to explain the relationship between theory and reality. It contains what might be the clearest explanation of Austrian business cycle theory ever written.

This book is a fantastic weapon in the intellectual battle that is taking place right now. It needs to become a bestseller, and it could. You can do your part by distributing it as widely as possible. History really does hang in the balance.

From the Inside Flap
Is Capitalism the Culprit?

The media tells us that "deregulation" and "unfettered free markets" have wrecked our economy and will continue to make things worse without a heavy dose of federal regulation. But the real blame lies elsewhere. In Meltdown, bestselling author Thomas E. Woods Jr. unearths the real causes behind the collapse of housing values and the stock market--and it turns out the culprits reside more in Washington than on Wall Street.

And the trillions of dollars in federal bailouts? Our politicians' ham-handed attempts to fix the problems they themselves created will only make things much worse. Woods, a senior fellow at the Ludwig von Mises Institute and winner of the 2006 Templeton Enterprise Award, busts the media myths and government spin. He explains how government intervention in the economy--from the Democratic hobby horse called Fannie Mae to affirmative action programs like the Community Redevelopment Act--actually caused the housing bubble.

Most important, Woods, author of the New York Times bestseller The Politically Incorrect Guide to American History, traces this most recent boom-and-bust--and all such booms and busts of the past century--back to one of the most revered government institutions of all: the Federal Reserve System, which allows busy-body bureaucrats and ambitious politicians to pull the strings of our financial sector and manipulate the value of the very money we use.

Meltdown also provides a timely history lesson to counter the current clamor for a new New Deal. The Great Depression, Woods demonstrates, was only as deep and as long as it was because of the government interventions by Herbert Hoover (no free-market capitalist, despite what your high school history teacher may have taught you) and Franklin D. Roosevelt (no savior of the American economy, in spite of what the mainstream media says). If you want to understand what caused the financial meltdown--and why none of the big-government solutions being tried today will work--Meltdown explains it all.

Thomas E. Woods, Jr. Monday, June 15, 2009
Audio (.mp3, .wav, etc.) The Authoritarian Personality: Myth or Mistheorization?

Brown Bag Seminar; Recorded at the Mises Institute on March 31, 2005. [1:07:44]

Mark Sunwall Thursday, March 31, 2005
Audio (.mp3, .wav, etc.) The Origin and Nature of International Conflict

The Origin and Nature of International Conflict Hans-Hermann Hoppe Imperialism: Enemy of Freedom

Hans-Hermann Hoppe Friday, November 10, 2006
Audio (.mp3, .wav, etc.) Military Decadence in Ancient Rome

Summer Fellow presentation, presented at the Mises Institute; July 17, 2003 [50:06]

Daniel McCarthy Sunday, February 29, 2004
Audio (.mp3, .wav, etc.) A Critique of the Invasion of Iraq

Delivered to the Hillsdale Liberals, Hillsdale College; August 31, 2004.

Robert P. Murphy Tuesday, December 14, 2004
Audio (.mp3, .wav, etc.) Protectionism, War, and the Southern Tradition

Recorded at the Mises Institute, May 1994 [28:57]

Llewellyn H. Rockwell Jr. Monday, March 01, 2004
Windows Media Video (.wmv) 06. The Great Depression, World War II, and American Prosperity, Part II (video)

Video version of Thomas Woods presenting "The Great Depression, World War II and American Prosperity, Part II" at The Truth About American History: An Austro-Jeffersonian Perspective seminar on June 22nd, 2005.

Thomas E. Woods, Jr. Wednesday, June 22, 2005
Windows Media Video (.wmv) 05. The Great Depression, World War II, and American Prosperity, Part I (video)

Video version of Thomas Woods presenting "The Great Depression, World War II and American Prosperity, Part I" at The Truth About American History: An Austro-Jeffersonian Perspective seminar on June 22nd, 2005.

Thomas E. Woods, Jr. Wednesday, June 22, 2005
Audio (.mp3, .wav, etc.) Authors Forum: War and Morality

 Laurence M. Vance discusses War & Morality at the Austrian Scholars Conference 2005 Author's Forum.

Laurence M. Vance Saturday, March 19, 2005
Audio (.mp3, .wav, etc.) The Civil War and the Growth of Government

Mark Thornton discusses the Civil War and the Growth of Government during the Economics of the Civil War Seminar, presented to the Auburn University Academy for Lifelong Learners in March 2005.

Mark Thornton Wednesday, March 09, 2005
Audio (.mp3, .wav, etc.) The Cost and Consequences of the Civil War

 Mark Thornton discusses The Cost and Consequences of the Civil War at the Economics of the Civil War Conference, presented to the Auburn University Academy for Lifelong Learners on March 1st, 2005.

Mark Thornton Thursday, March 03, 2005
Audio (.mp3, .wav, etc.) Inflation: North and South

 Mark Thornton discusses the implications of Inflation: North and South, at the Economics of the Civil War Conference in February 2005, presented to the Auburn University Academy for Lifelong Learners.

Mark Thornton Wednesday, February 23, 2005
Audio (.mp3, .wav, etc.) Confederate Blockade of the South

Mark Thornton discusses the Confederate Blockade of the South during the Economics of the Civil War Seminar in February 2005, presented to the Auburn University Academy for Lifelong Learners.

Mark Thornton Wednesday, February 16, 2005
Audio (.mp3, .wav, etc.) The Union Blockade and Southern Strategy

Mark Thornton describes The Union Blockade and Southern Strategy at The Economics of the Civil War Seminar in February 2005, presented to the Auburn University Academy for Lifelong Learners.

Mark Thornton Tuesday, February 01, 2005
Audio (.mp3, .wav, etc.) Economic Tools for Understanding the War

Mark Thornton defines the Economic Tools for Understanding the War at the The Economics of the Civil War Seminar presented to the Auburn University Academy for Lifelong Learners in January 2005.

Mark Thornton Tuesday, January 25, 2005
Audio (.mp3, .wav, etc.) Lincoln's Tariff War

Thomas DiLorenzo discusses Lincoln's Tariff War during The Trouble With Taxation Conference in January 2005.

Thomas J. DiLorenzo Friday, January 21, 2005
Audio (.mp3, .wav, etc.) How Did the North Win?

Mark Thornton asks, "How Did the Union Win?" at the The Economics of the Civil War in January 2005 presented to the Auburn University Academy for Lifelong Learners.

Mark Thornton Tuesday, January 18, 2005
Audio (.mp3, .wav, etc.) What We Can Learn From Real Guerrillas

Mark Thornton talks about What We Can Learn from the Real Guerrillas at the 2004 Mises Supporters Summit on Radical Scholarship.

Mark Thornton Tuesday, November 02, 2004
Audio (.mp3, .wav, etc.) The Real Axis of Evil

David Gordon Radical describes the Real Axis of Evil at the 2004 Mises Supporters Summit on Radical Scholarship.

David Gordon Tuesday, November 02, 2004
Audio (.mp3, .wav, etc.) Inflation During the Civil War

Mark Thornton discusses Inflation During the Civil War at this 2004 Austrian Workshop.

Mark Thornton Tuesday, June 22, 2004
Audio (.mp3, .wav, etc.) Rothbard on the Warfare State

Joseph Stromberg discusses Rothbard on the Warfare State at the Mises Institute Summer Seminar in 2004. 

Joseph R. Stromberg Monday, May 31, 2004
Audio (.mp3, .wav, etc.) Revolution

"Revolution" by Robert LeFevre.

Robert LeFevre Tuesday, March 02, 2004
Audio (.mp3, .wav, etc.) The Declaration of Independence

"The Declaration of Independence" by Robert LeFevre.

Robert LeFevre Tuesday, March 02, 2004
Audio (.mp3, .wav, etc.) The American Revolution

"The American Revolution" by Robert LeFevre.

Robert LeFevre Tuesday, March 02, 2004
Audio (.mp3, .wav, etc.) The Beginning of American Independence

"The Beginning of American Independence" by Robert LeFevre.

Robert LeFevre Tuesday, March 02, 2004
Audio (.mp3, .wav, etc.) Liberalism and Peace

Ralph Raico discusses Liberalism and Peace at the Prosperity, War & Depression seminar.

Ralph Raico Monday, March 01, 2004
Audio (.mp3, .wav, etc.) The Myth of National Defense

Hans-Hermann Hoppe discusses the Myth of National Defense at the Prosperity, War & Depression seminar.

Hans-Hermann Hoppe Monday, March 01, 2004
Audio (.mp3, .wav, etc.) The Economic Culture of Boom and Bust

Peter G. Klein discusses the Economic Culture of Boom and Bust at the Prosperity, War & Depression seminar.

Peter G. Klein Monday, March 01, 2004
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