Archive for the ‘Audio Podcast’ Category


AMA 284: How Changes to Housing Financing Could Impact Prices

Jason Hartman talks with Doug about why there’s been a decline in inventory and what shortages are abound in the housing market. In examining several videos about the housing market and economy, Jason and Doug also look at what impact privatizing mortgages could have and housing affordability in Canada. Key Takeaways: [4:06] The big housing […]

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AMA 283: The Future of Inflation & Maxifi Your Financial Future with Laurence Kotlikoff

Jason Hartman talks with Laurence Kotlikoff, William Fairfield Warren Professor and Professor of Economics at Boston University, about the massive amount of unfunded mandates that are awaiting the United States. Currently he has that number pegged around $239 trillion, and there are only a few ways that can be resolved. They also discuss how his […]

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AMA 282: Andrew Yang, Presidential Candidate, Implementing a Universal Basic Income

Jason Hartman talks with Democratic Presidential Candidate Andrew Yang about some of his policy proposals, including the huge idea of Universal Basic Income, the erradication of income tax and the implementation of a VAT. Key Takeaways: [1:40] How Universal Basic Income is different than the welfare state and why libertarians would support it [5:11] Would […]

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AMA 281: How the Elites Hide Behind Corporations with G Edward Griffin

Jason Hartman talks with G Edward Griffin, author of The Creature from Jekyll Island, about corporate scams. Too many people hide behind the veil that corporations offer; ripping off consumers and shareholders and letting the company take the punishment. G Edward and Jason discuss this topic, as well as how we can actually change things […]

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AMA 180: Laws of Human Nature, Power & Strategy with Robert Greene

Jason Hartman talks with Robert Greene, author of the new book The Laws of Human Nature as well as New York Times bestsellers like The 48 Laws of Power and The 33 Strategies of War, about how to approach people to put yourself in the best position for success as well as how to best […]

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AMA 279: The 10 Things Moving the Market & Economy in 2019

Jason Hartman and in-house economist Thomas take today’s episode to examine the 10 things that are happening in the US and abroad that are making the most impact in 2019. Among them are the US/China trade war, interest rates, the Mueller Report, millennial household formations, and more. Key Takeaways: [1:05] The best thing that’s happened […]

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AMA 278: Solving the Trillion(s) Dollar Problem with Gloom, Boom & Doom’s Marc Faber

Jason Hartman talks with Marc Faber, editor at Gloom, Boom, Doom, about what’s going on in our economy with the massive asset inflation that’s hit in the past few years. The two examine what central banks will have to do in order to deal with the looming shortages and what investments can buck that trend […]

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AMA 277: A Potential Way to Avoid the Tax Man with Kelly Alexander

Jason Hartman talks with Kelly Alexander, founder of Great American Tax Remedy, about how Kelly has been able to avoid paying Federal income tax since 2014. Kelly’s method hasn’t had to hold up against an IRS audit, but she’s confident that what she’s doing is completely legal and can help anyone out. Key Takeaways: [2:39] […]

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AMA 276: Biggest Pros and Cons of Free Markets with Dr. David Friedman

Jason Hartman talks with Dr. David D Friedman, son of Milton Friedman, former professor at Santa Clara University in the Law School, and author of books such as The Machinery of Freedom: Guide to a Radical Capitalism and Law’s Order: What Economics Has to Do with Law and Why It Matters. The two dissect what […]

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AMA 275: Interest Rate Comparison 2010 – 2019

Jason Hartman talks with in-house economist Thomas about how interest rates in the past 10 years have compared to one another. The two explain why interest rates can be so difficult to predict and how these past 10 years are compared to the past. Key Takeaways: [2:53] Interest rates aren’t completely unpredictable, but they’re driven […]

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AMA 274: Ominous Signs & the Search for the Next Recession

Jason Hartman and Kerry take today to look at some of the signs in our economy today that don’t point toward a rosy future. But don’t take that to mean the sky’s falling and we’re headed for a doomsday scenario, we’ve still got some runway left. The two also discuss how self-management can show you […]

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AMA 273: How to Build a Startup Country with Patri Friedman

Jason Hartman talks with Patri Friedman, Executive Director of The Seasteading Institute, about creating new countries using the seasteading technique. Patri discusses how the concept would work in today’s environment and why it’s not absurd to think of a country being created on the water. It’s coming sooner than you expect. Key Takeaways: [1:12] What […]

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AMA 272: Trying to Cure Trade Imbalance w/BBC, Forbes & Bloomberg’s Jeff Ferry

Jason Hartman talks with Jeff Ferry, Chief Economist at the Coalition for a Prosperous America, about what’s going on with the US trade war. Jeff has some ideas on how to close the gap between the US and the rest of the world, but Jason has some questions about whether they would cause inflation. They […]

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AMA 271: Future of Interest Rates & Appreciation with Rich Dad Advisor Ken McElroy

Jason Hartman talks with Rich Dad Advisor and multifamily property investor Ken McElroy about his recent sale of $300 million worth of property, as well as supply levels of multifamily properties, why Ken is still bullish on real estate and the future of interest rates. Key Takeaways: – Why did Ken choose this time to […]

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AMA 269: Getting To Your Home Equity Through Blockchain with Matthew Sullivan

Jason Hartman speaks with Matthew Sullivan, founder & CEO of Quantm Real Estate, about how his company is using blockchain and tokens to help homeowners pull equity out of their homes (whether owner occupied or investments). Matthew uses a few case studies to explain how much money you could extra, what you would owe his […]

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AMA 268: Understanding Modern Monetary Theory (MMT) by Professor Dr. Randy Wray, Levy Economics

Jason Hartman talks with Dr. Randy Wray, one of the foremost experts in Modern Monetary Theory, about why Minsky the philosopher is important, what exactly MMT is and why it’s relevant in today’s monetary society. They especially tackle the job guarantee program that MMT espouses and what’s coming up for the US in the economy […]

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AMA 267: Amazon’s Pay Raise Deception

After a tour of an Amazon fulfillment center, Jason Hartman has an “investigative report” from the inside of a ride-sharing trip talking with a former employee of Amazon on how we have been misled a little by the company. Key Takeaways: [2:23] Amazon pickers are walking at least 10 miles a day to get orders […]

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AMA 266: Happiness & Objectivism According to Ayn Rand with Tal Tsfany, President of Ayn Rand Institute

Jason Hartman talks with Tal Tsfany, President & CEO of the Ayn Rand Institute, about free speech on college campuses, how we should be defining things like happiness and selfishness, and why we should be focusing on the self. They also examine the philosophies of those who want to tax the rich in order to […]

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AMA 265: Inflation or Deflation on the Horizon? with IMF’s Raghuram Rajan

Jason Hartman talks with Raghuram Rajan, former Governor of the Reserve Bank of India and former Chief Economist and Director of Research at the International Monetary Fund (IMF), about how community has been weakened, which has allowed competitive markets and governments to get out of balance. They also discuss what jobs will remain after automation […]

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AMA 264: Corruption of Capitalism in America with Blackstone co-founder David Stockman

Jason Hartman talks with David Stockman, former budget director for President Reagan, former US Representative for the 95th Congress, former partner at The Blackstone Group and author of the new book Peak Trump: The Undrainable Swamp and the Fantasy of MAGA. The two discuss Reagan’s failure to curtail spending like he’d originally wanted, the difficulty […]

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