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The Bitcoin Standard Podcast

Saifedean's The Bitcoin Standard Podcast is the place to discuss Bitcoin and economics from the Austrian school's perspective. Listen to the weekly saifedean.com discussion seminar, where a group of learners from all over the world discuss the website's online courses, as well as a wide variety of economic, political, and social issues, and occasionally host special guests for the discussion. The podcast also includes the most interesting interviews conducted with Saifedean on other shows.

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222. Central Banking Works
Saifedean's talk at the Canadian Bitcoin Conference is an admission that central banking works. Given what we know about the economic calculation from Austrian school economists, central banking is a highly successful business!Enjoyed this episode? Join Saifedean's online learning platform to take part in weekly podcast seminars, access Saifedean’s four online economics courses, and read his writing, including his new book, Principles of Economics! Find out more on Saifedean.com!
40:27 5/21/24
221. Parallel with Brian De Mint
Brian De Mint from Orange Pill App joins to discuss his new book, Parallel, on building a Bitcoin economy.Enjoyed this episode? Join Saifedean's online learning platform to take part in weekly podcast seminars, access Saifedean’s four online economics courses, and read his writing, including his new book, Principles of Economics! Find out more on Saifedean.com!
67:39 5/14/24
220. Austrian Economics & the State with Walker
Walker from THE Bitcoin Podcast hosts Saifedean to discuss his latest book, Principles of Economics, and what Austrian school economics teaches us about the state, capitalism, and property rights.Enjoyed this episode? Join Saifedean's online learning platform to take part in weekly podcast seminars, access Saifedean’s four online economics courses, and read his writing, including his new book, Principles of Economics! Find out more on Saifedean.com!
124:21 5/7/24
219. America, Israel & Palestine with Dave Smith
Libertarian comedian Dave Smith hosts Saifedean to discuss the Palestinian Israeli conflict and the role America plays in it.Enjoyed this episode? Join Saifedean's online learning platform to take part in weekly podcast seminars, access Saifedean’s four online economics courses, and read his writing, including his new book, Principles of Economics! Find out more on Saifedean.com!
82:49 4/30/24
218. Nomad Capitalist with Andrew Henderson
Andrew Henderson runs Nomad Capitalist, whose annual conference will be held in September 2024, with Saifedean speaking. Andrew joins us to discuss how his firm helps people seek the best jurisdictions for enhancing their wealth and freedom. He explains the case for moving out of western high tax countries and discusses better alternatives.Enjoyed this episode? Join Saifedean's online learning platform to take part in weekly podcast seminars, access Saifedean’s four online economics courses, and read his writing, including his new book, Principles of Economics! Find out more on Saifedean.com!
78:46 4/23/24
217. Debating Palestine/Israel with Yaron Brook
Robert Breedlove hosts and moderates a contentious and detailed debate between Saifedean and Yaron Brook on the roots of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.Enjoyed this episode? Join Saifedean's online learning platform to take part in weekly podcast seminars, access Saifedean’s four online economics courses, and read his writing, including his new book, Principles of Economics! Find out more on Saifedean.com!
209:50 4/16/24
216. Israel's Genocide w/ Prof Jeffrey Sachs
Columbia University's Professor Jeffrey Sachs joins us to discuss Israel's ongoing genocide in Gaza, the rise of violent religious fanaticism in Israeli politics, and the realities of US foreign policy.References: Gush Emunim - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gush_Emunim Kach - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kach_(political_party) Otzma Yehudit - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Otzma_Yehudit National Religious Party–Religious Zionism - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Religious_Party%E2%80%93Religious_Zionism Enjoyed this episode? Join Saifedean's online learning platform to take part in weekly podcast seminars, access Saifedean’s four online economics courses, and read his writing, including his new book, Principles of Economics! Find out more on Saifedean.com!
67:42 4/9/24
215. Rothbard's The Progressive Era, with Patrick Newman
Professor Patrick Newman has edited and produced several of Rothbard's unfinished books, and he joins us to continue our discussions of Rothbard's work on American history by focusing on Rothbard's The Progressive Era.References: The Depression of 1873–1879: An Austrian Perspective - Patrick Newman - https://mises.org/quarterly-journal-austrian-economics/depression-1873-1879-austrian-perspectiveThe Progressive Era - Murray Rothbard - https://mises.org/library/book/progressive-eraHistory of Money and Banking in the United States: The Colonial Era to World War II - Murray Rothbard - https://mises.org/library/book/history-money-and-banking-united-states-colonial-era-world-war-iiConceived in Liberty, with Saylor & Newman, part 1 -https://saifedean.com/podcast/186-conceived-in-liberty-with-michael-saylor-patrick-newman-on-murray-rothbardConceived in Liberty, with Saylor & Newman, part 2 - https://saifedean.com/podcast/187-conceived-in-liberty-part-2-with-michael-saylor-patrick-newman-on-murray-rothbardEnjoyed this episode? Join Saifedean's online learning platform to take part in weekly podcast seminars, access Saifedean’s four online economics courses, and read his writing, including his new book, Principles of Economics! Find out more on Saifedean.com!
123:11 4/2/24
214. Bitcoin vs Altcoins with Phil Champagne
Phil Champagne, author of The Book of Satoshi and Bitcoin vs Altcoins joins the podcast to discuss consensus mechanisms and the difference between bitcoin and altcoins.Enjoyed this episode? Join Saifedean's online learning platform to take part in weekly podcast seminars, access Saifedean’s four online economics courses, and read his writing, including his new book, Principles of Economics! Find out more on Saifedean.com!
88:55 3/26/24
213. CAPITALISM: Principles of Economics Lecture 12
This week's episode is the full lecture 12 of the Principles of Economics online course, and its topic is Capitalism.Enjoyed this episode? Join Saifedean's online learning platform to take part in weekly podcast seminars, access Saifedean’s four online economics courses, and read his writing, including his new book, Principles of Economics! Find out more on Saifedean.com!
57:13 3/19/24
212. Regenerative agriculture with Alan Savory
Alan Savory joins the podcast to discuss regenerative agriculture. Enjoyed this episode? Join Saifedean's online learning platform to take part in weekly podcast seminars, access Saifedean’s four online economics courses, and read his writing, including his new book, Principles of Economics! Find out more on Saifedean.com!Resources:https://savory.global/good-governance/
124:14 3/12/24
211. Principles of Economics: A discussion with Cedric Youngelman
Cedric Youngelman of The Bitcoin Matrix podcast read Principles of Economics and hosts Saifedean to discuss human civilization, fatherhood and many questions it raised!Enjoyed this episode? Join Saifedean's online learning platform to take part in weekly podcast seminars, access Saifedean’s four online economics courses, and read his writing, including his new book, Principles of Economics! Find out more on Saifedean.com!
128:13 3/5/24
210. Money and Liberty with James Turk
Author and businessman James Turk joins to discuss  monetary history, why gold & silver emerged as money, how they promote liberty and whether gold has a monetary future, or if bitcoin will demonetize it.References: Free Gold Money Report - https://www.fgmr.com/ James Turk's Twitter - https://twitter.com/FGMR What Has Government Done to Our Money?, Murray Rothbard - https://mises.org/library/what-has-government-done-our-moneyMoney and Liberty: In the Pursuit of Happiness & The Theory of Natural Money - James Turk - https://www.amazon.com/Money-Liberty-Pursuit-Happiness-Natural/dp/1739851110 Enjoyed this episode? Join Saifedean's online learning platform to take part in weekly podcast seminars, access Saifedean’s four online economics courses, and read his writing, including his new book, Principles of Economics! Find out more on Saifedean.com!
71:17 2/27/24
209. Fiat Science with Dr. Willie Soon
Dr. Willie Soon has spent decades fighting pseudoscience and climate hysteria from within fiat establishment science, but has now become an independent scholar. He joins us to discuss the impact of the sun on human climate, why it is ignored, the corruption of climate science, whether hydrocarbons come from fossils, and many other interesting and important questions disfigured by the corruption of modern science. References:Dr. Willie Soon with Tucker Carlson - https://www.ceres-science.com/post/dr-willie-soon-s-interview-by-tucker-carlson-december-2023 Dr. Willie Soon's website - https://www.ceres-science.com/news   Has the Sun’s true role in global warming been miscalculated? - https://www.ceres-science.com/post/has-the-sun-s-true-role-in-global-warming-been-miscalculated New study suggests global warming could be mostly an urban problem - https://www.ceres-science.com/post/has-the-sun-s-true-role-in-global-warming-been-miscalculated Major problems identified in data adjustments applied to a widely used global temperature dataset - https://www.ceres-science.com/post/major-problems-identified-in-data-adjustments-applied-to-a-widely-used-global-temperature-dataset  Enjoyed this episode? Join Saifedean's online learning platform to take part in weekly podcast seminars, access Saifedean’s four online economics courses, and read his writing, including his new book, Principles of Economics! Find out more on Saifedean.com!
112:10 2/20/24
208. Principles of Economics: A discussion with Brian Demint
Brian Demint from the Orange Pill App hosts Saifedean to discuss Principles of Economics and some of its most important ideas.Enjoyed this episode? Join Saifedean's online learning platform to take part in weekly podcast seminars, access Saifedean’s four online economics courses, and read his writing, including his new book, Principles of Economics! Find out more on Saifedean.com! 
102:00 2/13/24
207. Central Bank Digital Currencies with Glenn Greenwald
Investigate journalist Glenn Greenwald hosts Saifedean to discuss Central Bank Digital Currencies and their impacts on financial freedom and monetary policy.Enjoyed this episode? Join Saifedean's online learning platform to take part in weekly podcast seminars, access Saifedean’s four online economics courses, and read his writing, including his new book, Principles of Economics! Find out more on Saifedean.com! 
39:58 2/6/24
206. Fiat Wars with Scott Horton
What is the logic driving US foreign policy & its endless carnage, and is it all just a very elaborate moronic excuse to run the fiat printers? Long-term antiwar writer Scott Horton joins us to discuss.References: Scott's Website: https://scotthorton.org/Anti-war: https://www.antiwar.com/Libertarian Institute: https://libertarianinstitute.org/ Enjoyed this episode? Join Saifedean's online learning platform to take part in weekly podcast seminars, access Saifedean’s four online economics courses, and read his writing, including his new book, Principles of Economics! Find out more on Saifedean.com! 
144:27 1/30/24
205. The Palestine-Israel Conflict and Private Property with Robert Breedlove
Robert Breedlove interviews Saifedean to get the Palestinian perspective on the Palestinians/Israeli conflict and how it is ultimately a conflict over property rights and not religion or race. Enjoyed this episode? Join Saifedean's online learning platform to take part in weekly podcast seminars, access Saifedean’s four online economics courses, and read his writing, including his new book, Principles of Economics! Find out more on Saifedean.com! 
152:42 1/23/24
204. Milei's Argentina with Philip Bagus
Against all odds, the new president of Argentina is an anarcho-capitalist who quotes Mises and Rothbard. Austrian economist Philip Bagus knows Milei well and joins us to discuss what his presidency will look like, if he can turn Argentina around, dollarization, and the IMF's continued role in the country. Enjoyed this episode? Join Saifedean's online learning platform to take part in weekly podcast seminars, access Saifedean’s four online economics courses, and read his writing, including his new book, Principles of Economics! Find out more on Saifedean.com! 
107:07 1/16/24
203. Coming to Palestine with Sheldon Richman
Libertarian author Sheldon Richman joins us to discuss the Palestinian/Israeli conflict, and his libertarian approach to understanding it.References: The Gun and the Olive Branch by David Hirst - https://www.amazon.com/Gun-Olive-Branch-Violence-Middle/dp/1560254831 A History of Palestine, 634–1099 by Moshe Gil - https://www.amazon.com/History-Palestine-634-1099-Moshe-Gil/dp/0521599849 The Israel Committee Against House Demolitions - https://icahd.org/ Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine by Ilan Pappe - https://www.amazon.com/Ethnic-Cleansing-Palestine-Ilan-Pappe/dp/1851685553 The Jewish State by Theodor Herzl - https://www.amazon.com/Jewish-State-Theodor-Herzl/dp/0486258491 Ahad Ha’Am’s Prophetic Warning about Political Zionism by Sheldon Richmond - https://www.antiwar.com/blog/2023/12/17/ahad-haams-prophetic-warning-about-political-zionism/ Sheldon Richman's articles on: The Libertarian Institute - https://libertarianinstitute.org/Free Association - https://sheldonfreeassociation.blogspot.com/The Logical Atheist - https://logical-atheist.blogspot.com/  Enjoyed this episode? Join Saifedean's online learning platform to take part in weekly podcast seminars, access Saifedean’s four online economics courses, and read his writing, including his new book, Principles of Economics! Find out more on Saifedean.com!
106:20 1/9/24
202. CAPITAL: Principles of Economics Lecture 6
This week's episode is the full lecture 6 of the Principles of Economics online course, and its topic is capital! What is capital from the Austrian perspective, why is it such a pivotal a concept in economics, and what are the most common misunderstandings of it. Sign up to saifedean.com to study this online course, with a new lecture every 2 weeks and a live discussion seminar every week!Enjoyed this episode? Join Saifedean's online learning platform to take part in weekly podcast seminars, access Saifedean’s four online economics courses, and read his writing, including his new book, Principles of Economics! Find out more on Saifedean.com!
47:24 1/2/24
201. Fiat Food with Dr. Ken Berry
Ken Berry MD has helped millions regain their health by eating meat & avoiding fiat food. He joins us to discuss his experience, the best ways to improve your health and the resistance he faces from the disease industry.Enjoyed this episode? Join Saifedean's online learning platform to take part in weekly podcast seminars, access Saifedean’s four online economics courses, and read his writing, including his new book, Principles of Economics! Find out more on Saifedean.com!
121:37 12/26/23
200. Bitcoin Mining Economics with Pierre Rochard
Pierre Rochard joins to discuss the economics of bitcoin block space and mining!References: Nakamoto Institute - https://nakamotoinstitute.org/Riot's Website - https://www.riotplatforms.com/Pierre Rochard Twitter - https://twitter.com/BitcoinPierreEnjoyed this episode? Join Saifedean's online learning platform to take part in weekly podcast seminars, access Saifedean’s four online economics courses, and read his writing, including his new book, Principles of Economics! Find out more on Saifedean.com!
86:22 12/19/23
199. The Bitcoin Way Personal Bitcoin Onboarding
We host Tony from The Bitcoin Way, to tell us about their new service as your personal Bitcoin IT team, offering you personalized, secure and comprehensive solutions for every step along your bitcoin journey. The Bitcoin Way offer live concierge service to guide you with your bitcoin cold storage, running your node, privacy best practices, inheritance planning, corporate strategy, and multisig solutions. They don't touch your coins, they guide you through the process of acquiring your coins and securing them. If you'd like to make your set up safer and more reliable, book a consult with them and see what they have to suggest. If you want to give someone the gift of bitcoin, get them this professional service that will ensure they start off knowing exactly how to manage their coins and not lose them. Go to TheBitcoinWay.com and start bitcoining more confidently!References: The Bitcoin Way Website -  thebitcoinway.com The Bitcoin Way Twitter -  https://twitter.com/Thebitcoinway_Tony's personal Twitter - https://twitter.com/V4BTCThe Bitcoin way LinkendIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/thebitcoinway/Enjoyed this episode? Join Saifedean's online learning platform to take part in weekly podcast seminars, access Saifedean’s four online economics courses, and read his writing, including his new book, Principles of Economics! Find out more on Saifedean.com!
72:56 12/12/23
198. Palestine & Israel History with Jeremy Hammond
Independent journalist and researcher Jeremy Hammond joins to discuss the history of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict and what it means for today's events.References: PalestineRemembered - https://www.palestineremembered.com/index.html Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of The Mass Media By Edward S. Herman and Noam Chomsky - https://www.amazon.com/Manufacturing-Consent-Political-Economy-Media/dp/0375714499 What Was the Balfour Declaration of 1917 and Why Is It Significant? -https://www.jeremyrhammond.com/2017/11/02/what-was-the-balfour-declaration-of-1917-and-why-is-it-significant/The Myth of the U.N. Creation of Israel -https://www.jeremyrhammond.com/2010/10/26/the-myth-of-the-u-n-creation-of-israel/The Rise of Hamas in Gaza -https://www.jeremyrhammond.com/2010/01/20/the-rise-of-hamas-in-gaza/Jeremy Hammond's website - https://www.jeremyrhammond.com/ Jeremy Hammond's books - https://www.jeremyrhammond.com/#books Jeremy Hammond's Facebook page:  https://www.facebook.com/JeremyRHammond.pageJeremy Hammond's Twitter: https://twitter.com/jeremyrhammondJeremy Hammond's Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeremyrhammond/Enjoyed this episode? Join Saifedean's online learning platform to take part in weekly podcast seminars, access Saifedean’s four online economics courses, and read his writing, including his new book, Principles of Economics! Find out more on Saifedean.com!
123:24 12/5/23
197. Principles of Economics: Interview with Jimmy Song
We discussed the idea of scarcity, the only real restriction to production being human time, the reason why human action is so important and the ridiculousness of simplifying human beings so they are assumed to act the same. We also talked about the reason why energy is such an important part of economic life and how unemployment is really a fiat phenomenon.Enjoyed this episode? Join Saifedean's online learning platform to take part in weekly podcast seminars, access Saifedean’s four online economics courses, and read his writing, including his new book, Principles of Economics! Find out more on saifedean.com!
96:38 11/28/23
196. CrowdHealth with Andy Schoonover
Crowdhealth CEO Andy Schoonover joins us to discuss Crowdhealth's continued growth and progress in disrupting fiat healthcare, including why they're introducing lightning payments!References: "The Yield From Money Held" Reconsidered - Hans Hermann Hoppe https://mises.org/library/yield-money-held-reconsidered CrowdHealth website - https://www.joincrowdhealth.com/ Enjoyed this episode? Join Saifedean's online learning platform to take part in weekly podcast seminars, access Saifedean’s four online economics courses, and read his writing, including his new book, Principles of Economics! Find out more on saifedean.com!
74:37 11/21/23
195. Bitcoin AI with Aleks Svetski
Aleks Svetski joins the podcast to discuss Spirit of Satoshi, the new Bitcoin AI model.References: The Bitcoin Times -  https://bitcointimes.io/ Uncommunist Manifesto, Aleks Svetski and Mark Moss - https://www.uncommunist.com/optin1642549665295 Spirit of Satoshi AI - https://www.spiritofsatoshi.ai/ Aleks's Twitter - https://twitter.com/SvetskiWrites Enjoyed this episode? Join Saifedean's online learning platform to take part in weekly podcast seminars, access Saifedean’s four online economics courses, and read his writing, including his new book, Principles of Economics! Find out more on saifedean.com!
76:38 11/14/23
194. The Debt Bubble with Luke Gromen
Join Luke Gromen and Saifedean in a conversation unpacking the theory of dedollarization. They delve into the implications of negative real rates, the gold market, the impact of oil on the global economy, and potential future actions by the Federal Reserve.References: Luke's Twitter - https://twitter.com/LukeGromen Luke's website, The Forest for The Trees - https://fftt-llc.com/ Enjoyed this episode? Join Saifedean's online learning platform to take part in weekly podcast seminars, access Saifedean’s four online economics courses, and read his writing, including his new book, Principles of Economics! Find out more on saifedean.com!
113:29 11/7/23
193. Broken Money with Lyn Alden
Lyn Alden joins us to discuss her new best-selling book, Broken Money, available now in cloth hardcover from TheSaifHouse.com!Enjoyed this episode? Join Saifedean's online learning platform to take part in weekly podcast seminars, access Saifedean’s four online economics courses, and read his writing, including his new book, Principles of Economics! Find out more on saifedean.com!
108:32 10/31/23

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