8/3/23 Jeff Deist on Recessions, Debt and BRICS

8/3/23 Jeff Deist on Recessions, Debt and BRICS

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Scott is joined by Jeff Deist to talk about both the problems facing our economy and the flawed economic ideas that brought us here. Scott and Deist discuss business cycles and inflation before turning more broadly to global currency markets. They finish with a look at the distinction between free international trade and subsidized international trade and examine the ways that the latter has unfairly discredited the former in the eyes of many right-wingers.

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Jeff Deist is General Counsel of Monetary Metals. He previously worked as President of the Mises Institute, where he serves as a writer, public speaker, and advocate for property, markets, and civil society and as a longtime advisor and chief of staff to Congressman Ron Paul, for whom he wrote hundreds of articles and speeches. Follow him on Twitter @jeffdeist.

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Scott Horton is director of the Libertarian Institute, editorial director of Antiwar.com, host of Antiwar Radio on Pacifica, 90.7 FM KPFK in Los Angeles, California and podcasts the Scott Horton Show from ScottHorton.org. He is the author of four books. He has conducted more than 6,000 interviews since 2003. Scott lives in Austin, Texas with his wife, Larisa Alexandrovna Horton.

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