David Kopel joins us this week for a discussion on the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution: the right to keep and bear arms.
Julian Sanchez joins us for a discussion on privacy, the NSA, and domestic surveillance.
Michael Huemer joins us this week for a discussion on political authority, political obligation, and political legitimacy.
Aaron, Trevor, and David Boaz answer listener questions including the classic: “If libertarianism is so great, where are all the libertarian countries?”
George Selgin tells the story of how the American government became so deeply ingrained in the production and supply of our money, and why.
Aaron Powell and Trevor Burrus sum up the Supreme Court’s most recent term and discuss the meaning and impact of each of the court’s big cases.
Greg Lukianoff joins us for a discussion about the state of free speech on college campuses in the United States.
Martin Gurri says that a new wave of media in the 21st-century has eroded the legitimacy of political authority around the world.
Clark Neily joins us for a discussion on judicial engagement and judicial abdication.
Neal McCluskey joins us for a conversation about public education in America. How did it begin? And why doesn’t it work as well as we want it to?
Doug Bandow joins us to talk about the relationship between libertarianism and Chrisitanity.
Megan McArdle says that recognizing failure—and in some cases embracing it—is a crucial part of what makes American markets and society successful.
Walter Olson joins Aaron and Trevor to discuss the evolution of discrimination law in the American legal system.
Mark A. Calabria explains the incentives built into the regulatory system that governs investments here in America.
Is there anything to the argument that “socialism would work if we were just better people” and had perfect information?
Randy Barnett describes five rights—informed by natural law—that are crucial for properly structuring a society.
Peter Van Doren talks about regulatory failure in markets, specifically phone service, banking, electricity, internet, and health care.
Jonathan Blanks joins Aaron and Trevor to talk about the relationship between African-Americans and the state.