What it's about
The Bob Murphy Show is your source for interviews and commentary conducted by a Christian and economist.
The podcast features in-depth interviews as well as solo analysis by Bob Murphy. Much of the content relates to economics in the tradition of the Austrian School as well as libertarian political theory, but the show covers a broad range of topics.
- Ep. 177 Glenn Jacobs on Wrestling, Austrian Economics, and Political OfficeJanuary 27, 2021 at 9:00 am
Bob has a short but sweet conversation with Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs. They cover Glenn's career in wrestling, his discovery of Austrian economics, and what he's learned since entering politics. Mentioned in the Episode and Other Links of Interest: The https://youtu.be/La9hjDX_-Ws (YouTube version) of this interview. Glenn Jacobs' https://www.knoxcounty.org/countymayor/ (Knox County mayoral […]
- Ep. 176 A Framework for Analyzing Tech CensorshipJanuary 23, 2021 at 9:00 am
Bob explains the legal and practical issues surrounding the purge of right-wing voices from social media sites. He makes a distinction between free speech and the 1st Amendment, and critically analyzes the typical "newsstand / publisher" analogy for Section 230. Mentioned in the Episode and Other Links of Interest: https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2020/12/publisher-or-platform-it-doesnt-matter (EFF […]
- Ep. 175 David Andolfatto Defends the FedJanuary 17, 2021 at 9:00 am
Ron Paul used the fall in purchasing power since the founding of the Fed to argue that the central bank had hurt regular Americans. Fed economist David Andolfatto disagrees, but Bob pushes back. Mentioned in the Episode and Other Links of Interest: The https://youtu.be/3SgTe37PnI4 (YouTube version) of this interview. http://andolfatto.blogspot.com/2011/03/ron-pauls-money-illusion-sequel.html […]
- Ep. 174 Double Standards on the Capitol Storming and Explaining the Viking GuyJanuary 11, 2021 at 9:00 am
Bob offers his thoughts on the double standards in the media and pundit treatment of the Jan. 6 Capitol events. He also explains the seemingly crazy allegations from the protestor who was dressed as a Viking. Mentioned in the Episode and Other Links of Interest: https://thefederalist.com/2021/01/07/28-times-media-and-democrats-excused-or-endorsed-violence-committed-by-left-wing-activists/ (The […]
- Ep. 173 Alastair Roberts on Scapegoating in the Work of Rene GirardJanuary 8, 2021 at 9:00 am
Alastair Roberts works for the Biblically-grounded Theopolis and Davenant Institutes. He talks with Bob about the work of Rene Girard on scapegoating, and his forthcoming Bible commentary. Mentioned in the Episode and Other Links of Interest: The https://youtu.be/RKvkkpGiV0U (YouTube version) of this interview. Alastair Roberts' https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmkS1-6kt64WIHegj-h25_g (YouTube […]