Frank Dikötter, an expert on Chinese communism, joins the show to talk about the nature of dictatorships.
Helena Rosenblatt and Daniel Klein debate the origin of liberalism.
Dan Moller joins the show to discuss how libertarian philosophy includes more substance than a devotion to individual liberty.
Timothy Sandefur returns to the show to talk about his new book, The Ascent of Jacob Bronowski: The Life and Ideas of a Popular Science Icon.
Arnold Kling is welcomed back to the show to talk about the new edition of his book, The Three Languages of Politics, and how it is even more relevant in the Trump era.
Tom Palmer comes back to the show to address the rise of authoritarian populism and what it means for the state of politics in the U.S.
James Tooley joins the show today to discuss how low-cost private education is viable in the poorest communities in the world.
The underlying ideas articulated by National Conservatism are of value to libertarians because they present a way of seeing the world that is a stark difference from the way we see it.
Robby Soave joins us to discuss his new book, Panic Attack: Young Radicals in the Age of Trump.
Milton Mueller joins us to discuss how social media is not a medical addiction that requires government intervention.
Steve Horwitz returns to the show to discuss how we should be grateful for how much better the world has gotten in the last 1000 years.
Kevin Currie-Knight joins the podcast to talk about how different libertarian thinkers approached the issue of public education.
Christopher Coyne and Abigail Hall join us to discuss how foreign intervention and militarism affect domestic life.
Thank you for sticking with us through 300 episodes! Reminisce with us today as Nora Powell interviews Aaron and Trevor.
Daniel Okrent joins us to discuss how the “science” of eugenics was the basis of the rationale for the Immigration Act of 1924.
Jason Brennan and Phil Magness join us today to talk about all the perverse incentives that are at play in higher education.
What does the government look like in a world of entirely just people? Chris Freiman helps us answer this question.
Stephen Davies joins us today to discuss how we live in a social and economic world that’s fundamentally different from the one of our ancestors.