The Austrian School on the Economic Crisis

by | Sep 27, 2008 | Stress Blog | 17 comments

Last week I was honored to be asked by Ron Paul‘s Campaign for Liberty if we could arrange to work together on a project to interview the best of the Austrian school of economics, whose understanding and love of capitalism necessitates their complete and total opposition to corporate welfare of any description. And so we did.

What causes the business cycle? Is the bailout necessary? How does fractional reserve banking work? What is the relationship between inflationary money and empire? Is everything wrong in the world Woodrow Wilson’s fault? Is there a better way?

The name links below are to the individual interview entries at, the MP3 files there and after the dates below.

Mark Thornton and Robert Murphy, Monday, September 22, 2008 MP3 here.

Robert Blumen, Tuesday, September 23, 2008 MP3 here.

Peter Schiff, Wednesday, September 24, 2008 MP3 here.

Lew Rockwell, Thursday, September 25, 2008 MP3 here.

Rep. Ron Paul and Robert Higgs, Friday, September 26, 2008 MP3 here and here.

See the Ludwig von Mises Institute’s excellent Bailout Reader here.


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