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.
Aaron Ross Powell
Aaron Ross Powell is Director and Editor of Libertarianism.org, a project of the Cato Institute. Libertarianism.org presents introductory material as well as new scholarship related to libertarian philosophy, theory, and history. He is also co-host of Libertarianism.org’s popular podcast, Free Thoughts. His writing has appeared in Liberty and The Cato Journal. He earned a JD from the University of Denver.
Kevin Vallier joins us to talk about his Arguments for Liberty chapter on the ethical system of John Rawls. Does Rawls have value for libertarians?
Christopher Freiman joins us to talk about his Arguments for Liberty chapter on utilitarianism. What’s the utilitarian argument for libertarianism?
Jason Kuznicki joins us to discuss the chapter he wrote on Immanuel Kant for our new book, Arguments for Liberty.
Do your beliefs fall on the libertarian thought spectrum?
Eric Mack joins our show again to talk about common objections to libertarianism by dissecting John Rawls viewpoint.
Milton Mueller joins us to discuss how social media is not a medical addiction that requires government intervention.
Catherine Wilson teaches us that there is more to Epicureanism than eating, drinking, and being merry.
Jason Kuznicki discusses how the problem of political authority has evolved over time from a classical liberal perspective.
Clay Routledge joined the show today to talk about how our society has become increasingly individualistic, and how we are still learning the consequences of that.
Grant Babcock joins us this week to talk about an essay he wrote in defense of natural rights-based libertarianism.
Frank Dikötter, an expert on Chinese communism, joins the show to talk about the nature of dictatorships.
Peter Goettler joins us this week to talk about his role at the Cato Institute, Cato’s history of 40 years of advancing liberty, and what’s next for public policy organizations more generally and for Cato specifically.
Jim Powell joins us for a discussion on the New Deal policies of Franklin D. Roosevelt. Did the New Deal really pull America out of the Great Depression?
Jim Powell joins us for a discussion on how the tradition of liberty in the United States was established and how it subsequently flourished.
Mustafa Akyol discusses Islam. Is there a Muslim case for liberty? How has Islam traditionally treated the principles of political liberalism?
Bill Emmott joins us to talk about his new book, The Fate of the West: The Battle to Save the World’s Most Successful Political Idea.
Terence Kealey joins the show today to talk about how the government is nearly the single buyer of scientific research.