Matthew Feeney joins us for a discussion on how the so-called “sharing economy” undermines the regulatory establishment and makes people’s lives better.
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.
Jeremy McLellan joins us this week to talk about his brand of politics and comedy. Does humor have a place in changing people’s political beliefs?
Timothy Sandefur joins us for a discussion on political philosophy in the Star Trek science fiction franchise.
Tyler Cowen joins us to discuss the value of work and how big businesses give people opportunities to feel fulfilled in their lives.
Steven G. Horwitz joins us for a discussion on the life and ideas of one of the 20th century’s greatest intellectuals, Friedrich Hayek.
Walter Olson joins Aaron and Trevor to discuss the evolution of discrimination law in the American legal system.
Alan Gura joins us for a discussion on gun rights. The 2nd Amendment has been upheld as an individual right - what’s next for gun laws in America?
Bruce L. Benson joins us for a discussion on the idea of law without a government.
Paul Sherman joins us for a discussion on free speech issues, particularly the right to political and occupational speech.
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?
Shon Hopwood tells about his journey from bank robber to federal prisoner to U.S. Supreme Court practitioner and Georgetown law professor.
Dan Moller joins the show to discuss how libertarian philosophy includes more substance than a devotion to individual liberty.
Jason Kuznicki, Grant Babcock, and Aaron Powell discuss the first part of Murray Rothbard’s book The Ethics of Liberty.
Richard Rothstein joins the episode to discuss how the American government systematically imposed residential segregation.
Jason Kuznicki joins us this week. What is the subject matter of history? How was it chosen?
Michael Shermer joins us to discuss his newest book, The Moral Arc: How Science and Reason Lead Humanity toward Truth, Justice, and Freedom.
Patrick J. Michaels joins us this week. When objective science and the need to generate headlines clash, who wins?
Martin Gurri says that a new wave of media in the 21st-century has eroded the legitimacy of political authority around the world.