Johann Hari joins us this week to discuss his recent New York Times best-selling book about the past, present, and future of drug prohibition.
Paul D. Mueller joins us for a discussion on the life and ideas of the Scottish Enlightenment philosopher and pioneer of economic theory, Adam Smith.
Lawrence W. Reed joins us for a discussion on how to effectively communicate the ideas of liberty through storytelling.
Aaron Powell, Trevor Burrus, Grant Babcock, and Jason Kuznicki discuss the second part of Murray Rothbard’s book The Ethics of Liberty.
Thomas W. Merrill joins us to talk about the philosophy and political thought of David Hume.
Frank H. Buckley joins us to discuss America’s dangerous tendency to gravitate towards an overwhelmingly powerful executive branch.
Jesse Walker joins us to talk about his book, The United States of Paranoia. What do the conspiracy theories we embrace say about us a society?
Paul Sherman joins us for a discussion on free speech issues, particularly the right to political and occupational speech.
Thomas C. Leonard joins us to discuss the rise of the Progressive Era around the turn of the twentieth century.
Richard A. Epstein joins us for a discussion on labor unions. Did they to create a thriving middle class and the modern working life we enjoy today?
Randal O’Toole joins us for a discussion on land usage, urban planning, public transit, transportation, and driverless cars.
Timothy and Christina Sandefur join us to talk about the importance of establishing governments and societies that respect property rights.
Sheldon Richman joins us to talk about the origins of the U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights. Why are these documents venerated by many libertarians?
Brian Wilson from Combat and Classics joins us to discuss the trial of Socrates, as told by his student Plato in the Apology.
Peter Van Doren joins us for a discussion about why environmental policy questions so often result in dueling scientific studies.
Benjamin Powell joins us this week to discuss the economics of sweatshops and the wages of workers in the third world.
Tara A. Smith joins us for a conversation on the importance of objectivity in legal systems.
Flemming Rose talks about the decision to publish 12 cartoons featuring the prophet Mohammed in the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten in 2005.