episodes about Economics
02/08/2022Episode 171: “Govzilla: How the Relentless Growth of Government Is Devouring Our Economy—And Our Freedom” with Steve Moore
On this episode we’re talking with economist Steve Moore about his terrific new book Govzilla. It’s a sobering, yet easy to read, tale of the gigantic expansion of government over the last 50 years, and especially over the last two years since COVID hit. “The virus became an excuse to massively expand the powers of government,” says Steve, “the size of government, the regu ...
09/28/2021Episode 153: “Our Dunkirk Moment” with Steve Moore
The Reconciliation Bill, which Congress is rushing to pass in a matter of days, will push America over the brink into financial and social catastrophe. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is hellbent on this as her legacy project to turn the U.S. into a European entitlement state. No one c ...
09/14/2021Episode 147.2: “Ahead of the Curve” with John Mauldin
In this Part 2 of my show with John Mauldin, we range far and wide peering into an optimistic future for humanity. Near term, things look pretty bleak, but when you step back and look at the innovations and technologies that will end up enhancing and prolonging human life, the fut ...
08/17/2021Episode 147: “Fingers of Instability” with John Mauldin
In this episode I’m joined by John Mauldin the best-selling author of Bull's Eye Investing: Targeting Real Returns in a Smoke and Mirrors Market and whose “Strategic Investors Conference” is considered among the best events in the business. This is the 21st anniversary of John’s newsletter Thoughts from the Frontline aimed at helping individual investors and institutions develop a clearer ...
08/10/2021Episode 146: “These People Are Crazy” with Steve Moore
My guest this week is economist Steve Moore Our topic: the economy and how the trillion upon trillion dollar spending orgy in Washington is going to cause irreparable damage to America. “This is an extremely dangerous time for our country. What happens over the course of the next three or four months ...
02/03/2021Episode 114: Wall Street War Games with The Bill Walton Show Team
On this episode, the BWS Roundtable discusses how thousands so called amateur investors got everyone talking about GameStop and Robinhood. What caused the stock to skyrocket? What does it say about the future of Wall Street? How will the regulators react? Those questions and more will be answered during this in-depth conversation. ...
07/02/2020Episode 87.1: Reality Economics 101 with Don Boudreaux and John Tamny
A must see and wide ranging conversation about all things economic with Donald Boudreaux, best-selling author, professor of economics at George Mason University who writes the popular blog Cafe Hayek and John Tamny, editor of Real Clear Markets, an editor for Forbes Magazine and the author of “The End of Work” and “They’re Both Wrong.”
02/27/2020Episode 76: Steve Moore on the Trump Economy
Last week I interviewed economist Steve Moore at a conference with conservative leaders. While the capital markets selloff and bad coronavirus news had not yet had hit galeforce levels, as it has this week, they were looming.
11/07/2019Episode 70: “China, Cyber-enabled Economic Warfare, 5G and Cyber-crime” with Klon Kitchen
Cyber warfare is raging around the world, with China as the leading state actor. But unlike Russia, and unlike Iran, and unlike North Korea, China is deeply integrated into the US economy and many aspects of our national strength. This is one reason why Congress wanted to learn from my guest Klon Kitchen about the Chinese app TikTok.
10/16/2019Episode 65: “We’re in the midst of a Cold War. An Economic War” with Robert Atkinson
Robert D. Atkinson, founder and president of ITIF, describes the United States role in the war for influence and control.