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The podcast promoting free markets, free minds, and grateful souls.

    Tim Pool on Labor Migration and Are We in a Recession?

    Tim Pool on Labor Migration and Are We in a Recession?

    Bob first pushes back on Tim Pool's recent commentary on interstate labor mobility, then turns to address whether the US is currently in a recession. He explains the role that inventories play in conventional GDP accounting.

    • 58 min
    Cutting Larry Summers Some Slack on His Labor Market Remarks

    Cutting Larry Summers Some Slack on His Labor Market Remarks

    Bob provides a qualified defense of Larry Summers' recent claim that high unemployment will be necessary to contain price inflation.

    • 35 min
    Jason Rink On His Controversial Documentaries

    Jason Rink On His Controversial Documentaries

    Jason Rink explains his documentaries on the so-called Q-Shaman and Nick Fuentes, as well as the pushback he's received.

    • 1 hr 5 min
    To Understand (Price) Inflation Then and Now, Follow the Money

    To Understand (Price) Inflation Then and Now, Follow the Money

    Bob seeks to explain why the Fed's extraordinary monetary inflation following the 2008 financial crisis didn't result in $5/gallon gasoline, while the Fed's extraordinary monetary inflation following the 2020 coronavirus panic did.

    • 49 min
    Thoughts on the Libertarian National Convention, and Is the Fed Going to Cause a Recession?

    Thoughts on the Libertarian National Convention, and Is the Fed Going to Cause a Recession?

    Bob offers thoughts on the LP Mises Caucus takeover, Justin Amash's speech, and then argues that the Fed has not yet begun to tighten.

    • 46 min
    Krugman Confuses on Trade Surpluses

    Krugman Confuses on Trade Surpluses

    Bob uses a recent Krugman article to highlight how free-traders sometimes confuse the public on the nature of trade surpluses. Contrary to Krugman, there's nothing foolish about exporting more than you import.

    • 46 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
424 Ratings

424 Ratings

MoikK ,

Bob is great

I enjoy all of his material, and the recent series on Klaus Schwab was awesome

Libertarian Progressive ,

Great Notes

I really appreciate all the links he includes in his show notes. Wish more podcasters would do that.

Boonopoly ,

bob is a King

I sometimes wonder why he engages in good faith with bad faith actors, but someone should man that front for the undecided. Excellent analyses

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