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Bob Murphy Show ep. 193: Walter Block Explains His Entry into Libertarianism, and His View of the Future

Audio here, video below:

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BMS ep. 192: Extending AnCap Analysis for Vaccine Passports, Court Rulings, and Desegregation

In this episode, I use a February discussion between Dave Smith and Michael Malice as the springboard for my thoughts on diverse topics. On some issues I am just extending what Dave/Malice said, but on others I disagree with them.

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BMS ep. 191: Clarifying the Economic Framework for Both Camps in the Bitcoin Debate

I don’t take a side in this one, but try to clarify some tricky issues about whether the Regression Theorem has any relevance to Bitcoin becoming a money, and whether HODLers will ironically prevent it from doing so.

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Bob Murphy Show ep. 190: Benjamin Boyce on the Evergreen State Riots and Lessons for America

This is not your usual BMS episode. My wife started following this guy’s podcast and I like him a lot. Audio here, video below:

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Undercutting the Libertarian Case Against Lockdowns

I was disappointed to see this AIER post from Robert Wright, which pointed out numerous reasons that a private business forcing customers to wear a mask could be illegal and immoral. It starts with an allusion to the Galveston bank (remember that all of the state-required mask mandates have been lifted) that apparently called the […]

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BMS ep. 189: Josiah Neeley Gives the Other Side of What Happened in the Texas Freeze

Audio here, video below. And there’s a surprise at the end.

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Getting Caught Up on Bob Murphy Show Episodes

Here they are: Ep 183 features Ben Powell talking about his new book on the (alleged) loss of political liberty from excessive immigration. Audio here, video below: Episode 184 is me solo, talking about the work of Gene Sharp on nonviolent solutions to social problems. Episode 185 is my interview with Dr. Keith Smith, on […]

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Introducing the Best New Rapper, Tom MacDonald

This guy is amazing. Here is the song that made him break out; it’s the California Roll of his oeuvre: So if you like that, check out his YouTube channel; he’s dropping songs monthly, lately. OK but what I want to draw your attention to is the amazing rap battle he had with Mac Lethal. […]

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