George Selgin joins us to discuss the role that the Federal Reserve played before, during, and after the 2008 financial crisis.
Jason Brennan elaborates on his thesis that “you possess the same right of self defense against government agents as you do against fellow civilians”.
The curve of human progress is a jagged one, explains Marian Tupy.
Todd Zywicki explains how the American banking system is regulated to the point where there is no room or even hope for innovation.
Ryan Bourne joins us today to discuss the intricate hardships that the poor in the United States are experiencing.
Michael Tanner joins us to discuss the dimensions that affect poverty including; felony convictions, lack of education, & housing policies.
Steve Horwitz joins us to debunk some global myths about economics.
Free Thoughts/Power Problem Crossover: Are Libertarians Isolationists? (with Trevor Thrall and Emma Ashford)
Trevor Thrall & Emma Ashford discuss the nuance differences between isolationists, non-interventionists, & pragmatic realists.
Do you know your states’ constitution? Hon. Jeffrey S. Sutton joins us to discuss state constitutions in contrast with the federal Constitution.
Christy Ford Chapin analyzes if we are rationing or over-providing health care by discussing the history of the American Medical Association.
Randal O’Toole explains why the golden age of railroads is well behind us.
Gene Healy joins us to discuss the concept of impeachment, from its’ origin to its’ impracticality in our polarized political climate.
Free Thoughts meets Building Tomorrow with special guests Matthew Feeney & Paul Matzko as we discuss whether or not to fear emerging tech.
Sahar Khan explains the history of Pakistan, & its’ relationship with the U.S., from its designation as independent from Great Britain in 1947.
Are we teaching a generation of students the habits of anxious & depressed people?
Jesse Norman leads our discussion of Adam Smith as the the father of both economics and social psychology.
P.J. O’Rourke offers comedic relief about the state of our politics from his unique journalistic perspective influenced by the “sunshine” of the 1960s.
Is the United States the most fearful country in the world?