Dr. Mark Thornton on Monetary Freedom and Its Opposite. Dr. Thornton is a Senior Fellow at the Mises Institute and for the past 26 year has been an acclaimed scholar and excellent teacher of Austrian Economics and basic economic principles. This lively conversation will help all listeners learn and understand The Basics About Money That We Never Learned in School – and should have. This interview is the first of our Series The ABC’s of Money. Hosted by Michael McKay along with Special Commentator Ms. Zoe Russell.