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It Didn’t Have To Be This Way, An Interview with Professor Harry Veryser

Please listen to Patrick Barron’s interview with Professor Harry Veryser about his new book It Didn’t Have to Be This Way. In this timely and provocative interview you learn the answers to the following questions: How can Austrian economics explain … Continue reading

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Farewell to Congress

This may well be the last time I speak on the House Floor.  At the end of the year I’ll leave Congress after 23 years in office over a 36 year period.  My goals in 1976 were the same as … Continue reading

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Hoppe’s Dangerous Books

By Joakim Fagerstrom and Joakim Kampe, Introductory Comments by Founder, Michael J. McKay To the human mind held in captivity Freedom is an idea which, if it comes at all , can come slowly at first and then … Continue reading

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Smiling in Bodrum

By Michael J. McKay “Why are you smiling?” My friend asked me this as our van accelerated away on our departure from Bodrum, Turkey. I was unable to answer him, frankly, because I had stopped noticing. I guess I had … Continue reading

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Unbreakable Union: Lessons Learned from the Demise of the Soviet Union

This audio presentation of a paper prepared by Dr. Yuri Maltsev, Senior Fellow of the Ludwig von Mises Institute and delivered by Michael McKay of discusses the lessons that we can learn from the dissolution of the Soviet Union. … Continue reading

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How Free Are Today’s “Free” Markets? With Dr. Sean Gabb

The presidential election is in full swing and, if you were to listen to the media, it would appear that Americans have a choice between two completely opposed factions. On the Left, you have Barack Obama and the Democrats representing … Continue reading

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Jay Taylor again interviews Radio Free Market’s founder, Michael McKay

On September 11, 2012 Michael McKay and Ron Paul’s Chief of Staff, Jeff Deist, were invited on Jay Taylor’s show “Turning Hard Times into Good Times” on the Voice America Network.               In the … Continue reading

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An anesthesiologist in Nevada is providing a Market Based Health Care solution. [youtube] Lessons: 1. Less regulation does not automatically equal greater risk to the public. 2. The Market will reward those that provide responsible services. 3. It is … Continue reading

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**Is the War on Drugs a War on Americans?** with Dr. Mark Thornton 04/09/12

**The War on Drugs – is it a War on Americans? Re-evaluating the Insanity of Prohibition** Dr. Thornton is a Senior Fellow at the Ludwig von Mises Institute ( He has served as a faculty member of Auburn University and … Continue reading

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**The World No One Will Tell You is Possible- The Logical Basis for Rejecting Intellectual Property** 3/16/12

Is intellectual property real property? Advocates of free markets and property rights agree on many issues. However, intellectual property is one of the most contentious issues amongst property rights proponents. We discuss this issue with Jeffrey Tucker. His new book … Continue reading

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