Americans thought they had slain the worst tyrants but it was up to heroes to stop the remaining monsters, who crept the earth in the form of bankers.
The Civil War was no clean contest between clear factions, no great battle between slavery and freedom, nor even a political war between the states.
The costs of modernity tends to fall on those people who wield less physical and economic power.
Steve Horwitz joins us to discuss the relationship between classical liberal history and economics.
This week, Gary Chartier joins us to discuss the libertarian corporation problem.
Neil Howe joins us to talk cycles, generations, and the myth-making business of history.
Dr. Nima Sanandaji joins us this week to explain how and why ancient Middle Easterners invented capitalism and entrepreneurship.
Christopher A. Preble joins us for part one of a two part discussion of early American foreign policy blunders.
Phil Magness breaks down Lysander Spooner’s radical activist lifestyle.
Hinton Helper is the embodiment of everything that was wrong with Republican Party politics from the time of Free Soil and beyond.
In addition to being a poet, William Cullen Bryant was a mentor for a consistent name on our show, William Leggett.
Timothy Sandefur joins us this week to discuss how Frederick Douglass does not align perfectly into the accepted political factions of today.
Professor Joseph Kelly tells us the forgotten story of Stephen Hopkins and how the Virginia Company lacked real leadership & direction.
Nicholas Mosvick joins us to discuss the complexity of Fernando Wood, the mayor of New York who wished the state seceded during the Civil War.
What was Lincoln’s actual position on slavery and how did he use it to his advantage during the Presidential election of 1860?
We pick up our conversation with Christopher Preble to introduce his new book; Peace, War, and Liberty, released today on our site.
Edgar Allen Poe was no Locofoco sympathizer, but he did tell a tale about class struggle much different than the ones we have discussed before.
By the 1720s, the Americas’ radicals existed adrift at sea; stateless people who turned their very existence into an act of rebellion.