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The BCE discusses topics from an Austrian economic perspective.

The BCE discusses topics from an Austrian economic perspective.

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United States

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The BCE discusses topics from an Austrian economic perspective.

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English


Episodes

Ramblings of an Individualist

3/30/2019
Something in the "liberty movement" has been annoying me for some time. Name calling, personal ad hominem attacks and insults isn't doing the cause for freedom any good. Here is a rant from a few years ago. www.thebluecollareconomist.com/612

Duration:00:13:10

The Error of Pricing Goods in Gold

3/30/2019
Terms matter. There is a false understanding as to how gold and silver commodity prices reflect values of current goods and services. Let us see how it is erroneous to simply use commodity prices as reflections of consumer prices in currency terms. https://thebluecollareconomist.com/2014/10/08/the-error-of-pricing-goods-in-gold/

Duration:00:15:04

Human Action and Prices

3/3/2019
There's more to setting prices or wages that meet the eye. Let's find out more about how prices are really arrived at. https://thebluecollareconomist.com/2014/03/20/human-action-and-prices/

Duration:00:19:19

Time:Our Most Scarce Resource

3/3/2019
Time, is seems, is becoming ever more scarce. Let's find out how scarce time really is. https://thebluecollareconomist.com/2014/05/23/time-our-most-scarce-resource/

Duration:00:19:20

Democracies and the Free Market

2/24/2019
Some try to confuse free markets as being like democracies, where everyone gets to choose with their capital. Let's find out the truth.

Duration:00:06:14

The Hot Air of Private vs. Public

6/1/2018
Many libertarians already believe that the private sector is much more efficient than the public sector. Here's another example why, the catastrophe of airship R-101.

Duration:00:07:10

A Defense of Keynes: Well Not Really

4/8/2018
Keynes described an age of leisure with the next 100 years. Hear an Austrian economist defend a nemesis like Keynes.

Duration:00:12:15

Language: The Final Frontier

3/25/2018
It seems Jordan Peterson has done more than stand against academia run-amok. He has declared the English language should remain laissez-faire. www.thebluecollareconomist.com

Duration:00:06:53

What's Wrong with Algorithmns

1/28/2018
What are algorithms? Are they a good or a bad for society? Let's find out more. www.thebluecollareconomist.com

Duration:00:06:22

Rights Being Eroded

9/5/2017
Recently I had read a blog from Libertarian57, in this article, he asked the reader to share their thoughts on how our rights are being eroded. Here was my response... www.thebluecollareconomist.com

Duration:00:03:05

More Broken Windows

9/2/2017
Again and again, we hear pundits and talking heads explain how disasters can be good for the economy. If that were true, then Bierut would be the wealthiest place on Earth. We'll learn how destroying capital is never a good thing, no matter how often the Keynesians repeat the mantra. The Blue Collar Economist(www.thebluecollareconomist.com.

Duration:00:05:09

Fiscal Illusion: The Real Shell Game

7/31/2017
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Duration:00:04:45

Pathological Altruism

4/2/2017
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Duration:00:06:12

The Wage Experiment Known as Seattle

4/2/2017
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Duration:00:05:26

What's Up With The Middle Class

4/2/2017
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Duration:00:09:45

04 Death By Taxes: The Elites

2/3/2017
This is the BCE's four part series on the income tax. It's history, moral and economic implications. Also, the real reason incomes are taxed.

Duration:00:08:43

03 Death By Taxes: The Federal Reserve

2/3/2017
This is the BCE's four part series on the income tax. It's history, moral and economic implications. Also, the real reason incomes are taxed.

Duration:00:10:16

02 Death By Taxes: Legal Plunder

2/3/2017
This is the BCE's four part series on the income tax. It's history, moral and economic implications. Also, the real reason incomes are taxed.

Duration:00:07:49

01 Death By Taxes: A Sordid History

2/3/2017
This is the BCE's four part series on the income tax. It's history, moral and economic implications. Also, the real reason incomes are taxed.

Duration:00:06:50

The Ins and Outs of Title Loans

1/29/2017
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Duration:00:10:31