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Liberty Chronicles

More Creative Historical Thinking

featuring Anthony Comegna on Aug 21, 2018

Our conversation about how all history is revisionist and open to creativity with Michael Douma continues this week.

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The Brave New World of DNA Databases

featuring Paul Matzko, Matthew Feeney, and Aaron Ross Powell on Aug 16, 2018

This week we discuss the implications of law enforecement’s ability to access genetic information from DNA databases like Ancestry and 23&Me. 

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Understanding the Modern State

by David S. D’Amato on Aug 10, 2018

The modern state is a contingent historical development, born in blood—not a permanent or inevitable feature of human society.

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Idaho’s Blockchain Won’t Be Small Potatoes

featuring Paul Matzko and Aaron Ross Powell on Aug 9, 2018

Phil Haunschild joins us to discuss how blockchain technology could potentially eliminate the governments’ presence in welfare and charity. 

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Liberty Chimes: Some Light Treason

by Frances Whipple in 1845

Whipple’s Liberty Chimers were a radical bunch, for sure—and she used that flame to ignite a deep and lasting opposition to the Slave Power.

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Was Frederick Douglass a Libertarian?

featuring Anthony Comegna on Aug 7, 2018

Timothy Sandefur joins us this week to discuss how Frederick Douglass does not align perfectly into the accepted political factions of today.