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Free The Economy is a weekly podcast hosted by Richard Morrison of the Competitive Enterprise Institute, examining the intersection of news, policy, and economics featuring guests that include writers, policymakers, explorers, contrarians, and free thinkers of all kinds.

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Free The Economy is a weekly podcast hosted by Richard Morrison of the Competitive Enterprise Institute, examining the intersection of news, policy, and economics featuring guests that include writers, policymakers, explorers, contrarians, and free thinkers of all kinds.

    Inflation and Bidenomics with Kurt Couchman

    Inflation and Bidenomics with Kurt Couchman

    This week we cover Capital One buying Discover, solutions for high housing prices, China’s soft-power investment strategy, and President Biden’s call for national rent control. Our interview this week is with Kurt Couchman, senior fellow at Americans for Prosperity. We’ll talk about shrinkflation, government spending, growing deficits, the cost-of-living crisis, and how inflation is always and everywhere a monetary phenomenon.Free the Economy is produced and hosted by Richard Morrison. Keep u...

    • 44 min
    The New Progress Movement with Ronald Bailey

    The New Progress Movement with Ronald Bailey

    This week we cover the end of Chevron deference at the Supreme Court, the economic impact of future Trump tariffs, the Federal Trade Commission’s effort to ban non-compete agreements, and evolving American attitudes toward the role and scope of government. Our interview this week is with Ronald Bailey, science correspondent for Reason Magazine. We’ll talk about innovation, growth, optimism, and the new progress movement. Free the Economy is produced and hosted by Richard Morrison. Keep up wit...

    • 40 min
    Taxocracy with Scott Hodge

    Taxocracy with Scott Hodge

    This week we cover how the SEC is going to spam investors with a deluge of low-quality disclosures, the Supreme Court’s decision on social media censorship in Murthy v. Missouri, and the massive scope of Covid-era tax fraud. Our interview this week is with Scott Hodge, president emeritus & senior policy advisor at the Tax Foundation and the author of the excellent new book Taxocracy: What You Don't Know About Taxes and How They Rule Your Daily Life. We talk about deductions, perverse ince...

    • 43 min
    Protecting Taxpayers with Timothy Sandefur

    Protecting Taxpayers with Timothy Sandefur

    This week we cover the SEC’s new climate rule, the recent Supreme Court decision on income taxes, and why the Social Security Administration has finally updated its jobs list from 1977. Our interview this week is with Timothy Sandefur of the Goldwater Institute. We talk about cronyism, economic development, protecting taxpayers, and amending state constitutions. Free the Economy is produced and hosted by Richard Morrison. Keep up with the show by following us on Twitter at @freethe_economy an...

    • 46 min
    Up from Poverty with Josh Bandoch

    Up from Poverty with Josh Bandoch

    This week we cover pork-barrel spending in Congress, reforming federal guidance documents, restaurants with minimum age requirements, and the most popular jobs for young workers. Our interview this week is with Josh Bandoch of the Illinois Policy Institute. We talk about poverty, opportunity, education, jobs, and empowerment. Free the Economy is produced and hosted by Richard Morrison and edited and co-produced by Scooter Scheafer. Keep up with the show by following us on Twitter at @freethe_...

    • 59 min
    Enlightened Capitalism with Siri Terjesen

    Enlightened Capitalism with Siri Terjesen

    This week we cover regulatory burdens on small businesses, common-sense solutions to poverty, a legal challenge to the TikTok ban, and American attitudes on the state of the middle class. Our interview this week is with Prof. Siri Terjesen of Florida Atlantic University. We talk about the history of capitalism, enlightened executives, family firms vs. public companies, and the importance of keeping your eye on the bottom line. Free the Economy is produced and hosted by Richard Morrison and ed...

    • 53 min

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