George Selgin joins us again on Free Thoughts for a conversation about the origins and role of the Federal Reserve.
We talk about the freedom of speech in the internet era. How has the shift to digital communication changed interpretations of the 1st Amendment?
Michael Strong joins us this week to talk about the role that capitalism and social entrepreneurship play in alleviating global poverty.
We discuss 4 pathological policy regimes that are responsible for the slow growth & inequality that’s plagued the US economy.
Dr. Frank of The Mr. T Experience joins us to talk about the politics of punk rock. What is punk rebelling against? Is it inherently political?
Charles J. Sykes joins us this week for a discussion on the origins of the populist, pro-Trump Right.
Elizabeth Anderson joins us to talk about her new book, Private Government: How Employers Rule Our Lives (and Why We Don’t Talk About It).
Brock Cusick joins us this week to talk about bitcoin and the decentralized blockchain technology that bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies run on.
Peter Van Doren joins us for a discussion on Richard Thaler’s work in behavioral economics.
Jeffrey A. Singer joins us to talk about the ongoing opioid overdose epidemic in the United States. Why are there so many opioid users in the US?
David Schoenbrod shares five specific tricks that politicians from both parties use to avoid public accountability.
John Glaser and Emma Ashford join us this week to discuss the “Iran nuclear deal.” What is this deal—what did the US and Iran agree to?
Richard E. Wagner joins us for a discussion on life and thought of James M. Buchanan, who was one of the founders of public choice theory.
Michael Malice joins us to give a primer on the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. What’s North Korea like?
Hans Noel joins us this week to share ten insights into how politics, campaigns, and political parties work.
William J. Watkins, Jr. joins us for a discussion on the Articles of Confederation and the ideas of the Anti-Federalists.
Ryan M. Yonk joins us this week for a discussion about how we think about ecology and the environment.
Grant Babcock joins us this week to talk about an essay he wrote in defense of natural rights-based libertarianism.