Mark LeBar joins us for a discussion on justice. What does it mean to call justice a virtue? How did the ancient Greeks see the virtue of justice?
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.
David Boaz joins us to talk generally about the libertarian philosophy.
Jason Brennan joins us for a discussion on political obligation. Are we ethically obligated to obey the government? If so, why? If not, why not?
Julian Sanchez joins us for a discussion on the political philsophy of Robert Nozick.
Johann Hari joins us this week to discuss his recent New York Times best-selling book about the past, present, and future of drug prohibition.
The Permission Society: How the Ruling Class Turns Our Freedoms into Privileges and What We Can Do About It
Timothy Sandefur joins us this week to talk about his new book, The Permission Society. When you should you need a permit to do certain things?
Benjamin Powell joins us this week to discuss the economics of sweatshops and the wages of workers in the third world.
Matt Zwolinski joins us to talk about pollution. What does it mean for libertarians to treat pollution as a violation of property rights?
George Selgin joins us for a discussion about the gold standard. Is there any chance of the country returning to the gold standard?
George Selgin tells the story of how the American government became so deeply ingrained in the production and supply of our money, and why.
Brink Linsdey joins us for a conversation about income inequality. Is there something wrong with some people earning more or less than others?
Matt Zwolinski joins Aaron and Trevor to discuss how libertarianism can help the least well-off.
Berin Szoka joins us to discuss what the “net neutrality” movement stands for and why the online community is so angry about the state of the Internet.
Andrew Turner joins us to talk about his experience being stationed at the Guantanamo Bay detention camp in 2009 and 2010.
Jonathan Blanks joins us for a discussion about police stops and the Fourth Amendment. Is there a war on cops?
Jonathan Blanks joins us to discuss civil liberties and police misconduct in America.
How can we stop government from abusing the power to take away its citizens’ private property?
Paul D. Mueller joins us for a discussion on the life and ideas of the Scottish Enlightenment philosopher and pioneer of economic theory, Adam Smith.