This week Aaron Ross Powell, Trevor Burrus, John Samples, and Matthew Feeney discuss 19th century philosopher John Stuart Mill’s idea of “civil liberty.”
Steven Horwitz joins us for a discussion on family and how it has changed over the years.
William Irwin joins us to talk about existentialism and libertarianism.
Gary Gerstle discusses his book on American history, Liberty and Coercion: The Paradox of American Government from the Founding to the Present.
Randy E. Barnett discusses his new book, Our Republican Constitution.
Cass R. Sunstein joins us to talk about his new book, The World According to Star Wars. How did the Star Wars franchise become a cultural touchstone?
Robert McDonald joins us for a discussion about the life of author, musician, inventor, architect, philosopher and statesman Thomas Jefferson.
Jason Brennan joins us to talk about his new book, Against Democracy. What separates good voters from bad voters?
Jonathan Blanks joins us for a discussion about police stops and the Fourth Amendment. Is there a war on cops?
Richard Wagner provides an overview of public choice economics and considers how limited governments can morph into destructive regulatory systems.
Roderick T. Long joins us to talk about libertarian themes in Chinese philosophy. How much do libertarianism and early Confucianism have in common?
Ben Domenech joins us this week to discuss Donald J. Trump’s candidacy. What is Trump doing differently?
John Papola joins us to talk about the conception and production of Libertarianism.org’s newest video series, Freedom on Trial.
Ryan Young joins us for a discussion about income inequality today, as part of Equality Month at Libertarianism.org. Has inequality gone up?
Thomas Sowell joins us for a discussion about disparities of income and wealth between and within nations.
Aaron and Trevor debate Jim Harper and Michael F. Cannon on the merits of voting on this special Election Day bonus episode of Free Thoughts.
Naomi Schaefer Riley joins us for a discussion about how poorly the US government treats Native Americans, and what can be done about it.
Dr. Ryan Neuhofel joins us this week to talk about his practice, NeuCare, which is a very different way to approach primary care medicine.