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Antiwar Radio: Robert Murphy

Robert Murphy, author of The Politically Incorrect Guide to Capitalism and the blog Free Advice and ConsultingByRPM.com, discusses David Frum’s concern that the Austrian School of economics is rapidly gaining favor over the Chicago School, Frum’s faulty recollections of monetary policy in the Reagan administration, how the Fed’s war on recessions prevents the market from self-healing by redistributing resources where needed, and the right-wingers who supported bailouts under Bush but oppose them under Obama.

Antiwar Radio: Robert Murphy

 Robert Murphy, author of the blog Free Advice and ConsultingByRPM.com, 
as well as The Politically Incorrect Guide to Capitalism, discusses the 
bearish economic indicators that contradict the official "recovering" 
story, why relatively stable consumer prices could be the calm before an 
inflationary storm, how government regulation often benefits big 
business through regulatory capture and increased barriers to 
competitors and how the Republicans give the free market a bad name when 
they don't practice what they preach.

Antiwar Radio: Robert Murphy

Robert Murphy, senior fellow at the Ludwig von Mises Institute and author of The Politically Incorrect Guide to Capitalism, discusses why hundreds of trillions in derivatives contracts are not as big a deal as they seem, the economic stalemate from competing deflationary and inflationary forces, a revisionist history of Paul Volcker’s term as Fed chairman, innovative entrepreneurs making the best of the Haitian disaster and why charity and libertarianism are not mutually exclusive.

Antiwar Radio: 3/20/09 Robert Murphy

Robert Murphy, author of The Politically Incorrect Guide to Capitalism, discusses the inevitability of severe inflation due to the increase in the money supply, the speculation that a new world reserve currency will replace the U.S. dollar, and takes live questions from listeners to the show.

Antiwar Radio: Robert Murphy

Last week I twice spoke with Robert Murphy of the Free Advice blog and author of The Politically Incorrect Guide to Capitalism.

The archive of both interviews has finally arrived.

Antiwar Radio: Robert Murphy

Robert Murphy, author of the blog Free Advice and ConsultingByRPM.com, as well as The Politically Incorrect Guide to Capitalism, discusses the financial crisis, Credit Default Swaps, the manipulation of modeling systems, the Austrian school economists’ predictions of the housing bubble’s burst, the myth of our “free-market,” why artificial booms lead to busts, the danger of price controls and the case against monetarist economics.

MP3 here. (58:45)

Antiwar Radio: Robert Murphy

Robert Murphy, author of the blog Free Advice and ConsultingByRPM.com, as well as The Politically Incorrect Guide to Capitalism, discusses the financial crisis, Credit Default Swaps, the manipulation of modeling systems, the Austrian school economists’ predictions of the housing bubble’s burst, the myth of our “free-market,” why artificial booms lead to busts, the danger of price controls and the case against monetarist economics.

Antiwar Radio: Robert Murphy and Mark Thornton

As part of Antiwar Radio’s week long series on the economic crisis in association with Ron Paul’s Campaign for Liberty, Austrian School economists Robert Murphy and Mark Thornton discuss the financial crisis, the reasons why the alleged solutions will not only fail but make the situation worse, the naive mistake of trusting politicians to regulate the banks, how Fed-chief Bernanke claimed in 2005 that the mortgage industry was solid, the mystery of why Tresury Secretary Paulson’s former company Goldman-Sachs is one of the few survivors of this crisis, the question of whether this is fascism or socialism, the global scramble to dump the dollar, the pending dollar collapse when central banks start dumping American debt, the farce of the Republican “free-market” and the basic premises of the Austrian theory of the business cycle.

Antiwar Radio: Robert Murphy

Robert Murphy, senior fellow in business and economic studies at the Pacific Research Institute and adjunct scholar at the Ludwig von Mises Institute, discusses the financial and credit meltdown, the perils of central banking, the reckless risks taken by the banks because they knew the Fed would socialize the costs if they failed, the use of the IRS as a weapon against dissent and the in’s-and-out’s of the inflation game.

Antiwar Radio: Robert Murphy

The Ludwig von Mises Institutes‘s Robert Murphy discusses his new book The Politically Incorrect Guide to Capitalism and the problems caused by government intervention, particularly in regards to America’s relationships with the rest of the world.