95 episodes

Christian and economist Bob Murphy conducts in-depth interviews and provides comprehensive analysis on both current events as well as issues of eternal importance. Much of the content will cater to listeners interested in the Austrian School of economics and libertarian political philosophy, but guests with different worldviews will also be welcomed.

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Christian and economist Bob Murphy conducts in-depth interviews and provides comprehensive analysis on both current events as well as issues of eternal importance. Much of the content will cater to listeners interested in the Austrian School of economics and libertarian political philosophy, but guests with different worldviews will also be welcomed.

    Ep. 95 Tareq Haddad on the OPCW Scandal on Syria's Chemical Weapons, and Why He Resigned From Newsweek

    Ep. 95 Tareq Haddad on the OPCW Scandal on Syria's Chemical Weapons, and Why He Resigned From Newsweek

    Tareq Haddad was a (recently hired) reporter for Newsweek who was repeatedly rebuffed when trying to cover the emerging story of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) report on Syria. He eventually resigned. Tareq discusses how the US authorities pressured the OPCW to change the report to fit their desired narrative, and how powerful groups control the media narrative.

    • 1 hr 47 min
    Ep. 94 A Case for Christian Pacifism

    Ep. 94 A Case for Christian Pacifism

    Bob gives a pragmatic case for pacifism, appealing to Christians who would like to take the Sermon on the Mount literally but are worried it would spell disaster.

    • 55 min
    Ep. 93 Lindsay Goldwert on Stand Up Comedy and Standing Up for Yourself

    Ep. 93 Lindsay Goldwert on Stand Up Comedy and Standing Up for Yourself

    Bob interviews Lindsay Goldwert on her years performing at and organizing stand-up comedy shows in NYC, the interaction between comedy and finance, and her new book, BOW DOWN.

    • 1 hr 11 min
    Ep. 92 FBI Spying and the Gaslighting of America

    Ep. 92 FBI Spying and the Gaslighting of America

    Bob uses the media coverage of the December Inspector General (IG) report on the FBI to illustrate how the establishment is gaslighting America. Specifically, some of the FBI's tactics when applying for permission to spy on the Trump campaign are jaw-dropping, and yet the corporate media have used the report to refute Trump's "conspiracy theories" about an FBI plot against him.

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Ep. 91 Bryan Caplan Defends Open Borders and His Critique of Austrian Economics

    Ep. 91 Bryan Caplan Defends Open Borders and His Critique of Austrian Economics

    Bob conducts a friendly but challenging interview of Bryan Caplan, focusing on his new book making the case for open borders. They also discuss Bryan's essay, "Why I Am Not an Austrian Economist," and close with some brief remarks on pacifism.

    • 1 hr 24 min
    Ep. 90 Why Trump's Ukraine Call Was Small Potatoes

    Ep. 90 Why Trump's Ukraine Call Was Small Potatoes

    Bob goes through much more scandalous and corrupt activities from Presidents Clinton, Bush, and Obama, and why Hillary Clinton has a much worse record on self-dealing than Donald Trump.

    • 53 min

Customer Reviews

xuochi ,

Hooray for Bob!

Bob Murphy’s solo episodes on Contra Krugman were always my favorites. Now Bob has his own podcast. It’s awesome. Sometimes it’s just Bob being nerdy and awesome, sometimes it’s him chatting with other great people, it’s always good tho.

BenDickinson ,

Well Done

Great intellectual podcast. Really speaks to knowledge and understanding. Episode 42 was a eye opener for me really helped me to understand the system. Thanks

dennis doubt ,

Worst opening theme ever

Fantastic podcast! Bob is charming and quite brilliant. Great resource

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