Phil Magness joins us to discuss the history of taxation in America, which sheds light on how we got to the convoluted system we have today.
James Madison would have turned 268 on March 16, 2019, so in honor of that, we explore his political life.
Jonathan Blanks returns to discuss how versions of liberty were promoted by Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X during the Civil Rights Movement.
‘Forgotten America’ or ‘Alienated America’? Tim Carney joins us to discuss his book about the impact that strong communities have on people’s lives.
Do your beliefs fall on the libertarian thought spectrum?
If you try to prevent every possible danger in your child’s everyday life, they will never get a chance to grow up.
Paternalism, even the art of nudging people in the right direction, does not allow human beings to make their own individual decisions.
How far should we go to fight societal injustice?
If you make food that is indisputably safe, using appropriate methods, Linnekin argues that there is no need for the government to intervene.
Drug prohibition, which drives the black market, makes it harder for rational people to take advantage of drugs they find necessary, argues Jeff Miron.
Peter Van Doren joins us to discuss if Trump has actually kept his campaign promises of deregulation.
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.