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The Bob Murphy Show

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.



Latest Episodes

  • Ep. 138 Why the Left Hates Christianity
    August 13, 2020 at 9:00 am

    Bob first observes that the Left (institutionally) hates Christianity, and that standard explanations, such as its alleged bigotry, don't explain why the Left gives Islam a pass. Christianity stands in the way of the Leftist agenda. Moreover, if the Devil exists, he would favor not just the "false religion" of environmentalism and Marxism, but also postmodernism, for Jesus is the Logos. […]

  • Ep. 137 Tom DiLorenzo Explains the Problem With Abe Lincoln
    August 10, 2020 at 9:00 am

    Tom DiLorenzo is a Senior Fellow with the Mises Institute who has written several books critical of Lincoln. His latest is "The Problem With Lincoln." Bob asks Tom about his early career in economics, and then they discuss the various ways in which Abe Lincoln was actually a horrible president. Mentioned in the Episode and Other Links of Interest: The YouTube version […]

  • Ep. 136 MMT Follow-up: A Framework for Money, Inflation, and Debt
    August 7, 2020 at 9:00 am

    As a follow-up to his discussion on MMT with Rohan Grey (in ep. 130), Bob goes solo to explain the basic cash balance framework for thinking about money, inflation, and debt. Specifically, Bob will explain why he thinks it's far more important to know how the government finances a deficit rather than knowing what it spends the money on. Mentioned in the Episode and Other Links of Interest: […]

  • Ep. 135 Adrian Lee Oliver on Police Abuse and the Pros & Cons of BLM
    August 4, 2020 at 9:00 am

    Adrian Lee Oliver wrote a Twitter thread on the BLM protests and how they are contributing to racial polarization. The thread took off, leading to Adrian's appearance on Benjamin Boyce's podcast. Bob wanted his own listeners to hear Adrian's personal story of police brutality along with his critique of today's "anti-racism" campaign. Mentioned in the Episode and Other Links of Interest: The […]

  • Ep. 134 David Friedman on Physics, Coase, Anarcho-Capitalism, and Cancel Culture
    July 30, 2020 at 9:00 am

    David Friedman is one of the pioneering theorists of anarcho-capitalism, as laid out in his book The Machinery of Freedom. In this free-wheeling discussion, he discusses physics versus economics, the work of Ronald Coase, his dad's view of anarchism, and what happened to the SlateStarCodex site. Mentioned in the Episode and Other Links of Interest: The YouTube version […]

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