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Liberty Chronicles

Ep. 101: Edgar Allan Poe on Mushrooms and Men

featuring Anthony Comegna on Apr 9, 2019

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. 

Free Thoughts

Quitting the Border Patrol (with Josh Childress)

featuring Aaron Ross Powell, Patrick G. Eddington, and Joshua Childress on Apr 5, 2019

Joshua Childress, a former Customs Border Patrol agent, joins us to discuss how his views conflicted with the work he was doing on the border. 

Building Tomorrow

On Innovation: Don’t Ask for Permission

featuring Paul Matzko, Will Duffield, and Adam Thierer on Apr 4, 2019

Adam Thierer joins us for a discussion about evasive entrepreneurialism & permissionless innovation. 

Liberty Chronicles

Ep. 100: Quakertarianism, with Caleb Brown

featuring Anthony Comegna and Caleb O. Brown on Apr 2, 2019

For our 100th episode, a regular guest on our show, Caleb Brown, returns to discuss his Quakertarian life.  

Building Tomorrow

The First Livestreamed Mass Shooting

featuring Paul Matzko and Matthew Feeney on Mar 28, 2019

We should take a collective deep breath before proposing tech-related legislation in the wake of a mass shooting. 

Liberty Chronicles

Ep. 99: Mushrooms & Men

featuring Anthony Comegna on Mar 26, 2019

What is the basis of class status?

Free Thoughts

Happy (Belated) Birthday James Madison!

featuring John Samples, Gene Healy, and Michael B. Levy on Mar 22, 2019

James Madison would have turned 268 on March 16, 2019, so in honor of that, we explore his political life. 

Liberty Chronicles

Ep. 98: The Civil War as Corporatist Conquest

featuring Anthony Comegna on Mar 19, 2019

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.

Building Tomorrow

Must Love Dogs…and Dog Tech

featuring Paul Matzko, Will Duffield, and Natalie Dowzicky on Mar 14, 2019

A dog is man’s best friend, basically the presence of a faithful companion, is one explanation for the rise in pet ownership. 

Liberty Chronicles

Ep. 97: Resisting Leviathan, with Nicholas Mosvick

featuring Anthony Comegna and Nicholas Mosvick on Mar 12, 2019

Anthony interviews Nicholas Mosvick to discuss the issue of conscription during the Civil War and its’ lasting impact.

Free Thoughts

The Collapse of the Local Community (with Tim Carney)

featuring Aaron Ross Powell and Trevor Burrus on Mar 8, 2019

‘Forgotten America’ or ‘Alienated America’? Tim Carney joins us to discuss his book about the impact that strong communities have on people’s lives.

Building Tomorrow

A Libertarian Approach to the Green New Deal

featuring Paul Matzko and Peter Van Doren on Mar 7, 2019

Hold your cows, Alexandria Ocasio Cortez’s Green New Deal actually wouldn’t make enough of a global impact to matter. 

Liberty Chronicles

Ep. 96: Seward’s “Little Bell”

featuring Anthony Comegna on Mar 5, 2019

Seward’s “little bell” made for the perfect legend, whether he said the famous phrase or not.