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Jeff Deist

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Tags Free MarketsLegal SystemStrategyTaxes and SpendingU.S. EconomyMonopoly and CompetitionPolitical Theory

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Jeff Deist is president of the Mises Institute, where he serves as a writer, a public speaker, and a dedicated activist for free markets and a more libertarian society. He previously worked as a longtime advisor and chief of staff to Congressman Ron Paul, for whom he wrote hundreds of articles and speeches. In his years with Dr. Paul he worked with countless grassroots activists and organizations dedicated to reducing the size and scope of government.

Jeff also spent many years as a tax attorney advising private equity clients on mergers & acquisitions. 

All Works

Let Catalonia Decide

Decentralization and SecessionWorld History

Blog09/19/2017
In an imperfect world, libertarians should support smaller and more decentralized governments as a pragmatic step toward greater liberty.

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Jacob Lindsey: NFL Hopeful from Harvard on Why He Loves Austrian Economics

Media and CultureStrategy

09/15/2017Audio/Video
Jake Lindsey joins Jeff Deist for a candid interview about Jake's two passions: football and Austrian economics.

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What We Lost on September 11th

The Police StateU.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyInterventionism

Blog09/11/2017
What should have been a profoundly embarrassing and soul-searching moment for the US national security state became an exercise in chest thumping.

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Scott Horton on the Endless War in Afghanistan

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyWorld History

09/08/2017Audio/Video
Jeff Deist and Scott Horton discuss the foreign policy mindset that keeps the Afghanistan conflict churning.

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Dave Smith: Libertarians and the Culture Wars

Media and CultureStrategy

09/02/2017Audio/Video
Dave Smith and Jeff Deist discuss the place of meaningful libertarian narrative in the face of America's ongoing culture wars.

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