Without immigrants, Silicon Valley would be a shell of what it is today. Yet bad restrictionist policies threaten to undermine American dominance in tech and stymie innovation.
Matthew Feeney & Julian Sanchez join the show to talk about how HBO took on the incredible comic book, Watchmen, and to our surprise, they excellently executed the story for a 2019 audience.
Many political leaders consider wealth inequality to be a major economic and social problem. Ryan Bourne and Chris Edwards join the show to talk about their new study that tackles this issue.
It goes to the core of what is meaningful to people. Their family, their home, their livelihood - eminent domain has the power to destroy all of that.
Jacob Sullum joins the show to talk about how drug prohibition actually creates more problems than if some controlled substances were made legal.
Does piracy have a catastrophic effect on how music, movies, and books are distributed?
Christopher Preble and John Glaser join the show to discuss Trump’s approach, or lack thereof, to foreign policy.
The Food and Drug Administration is supposed to protect Americans—but has it gone too far?
Richard Rothstein joins the episode to discuss how the American government systematically imposed residential segregation.
The US Social Security system can’t fulfill its promises, but Australia’s system gives its people a better shot at a comfortable retirement.
Patrick G. Eddington comes back to the show to talk about his time in the CIA from 1988 to 1996.
The best way to spread holiday cheer is singing aloud for all to hear or podcasting about our favorite “sort of” holiday movies. Both do the trick!
Once you are caught up in the criminal justice system, it’s difficult to get out. And it is especially challenging for those who are suffering from a mental illness.
Bryan Caplan and Zach Weinersmith join the show today to talk about their non-ficton graphic novel; Open Borders: The Science and Ethics of Immigration.
Food is deeply emotional, which is why Impossible Foods is trying it’s best to create the best, sustainable, meat-like product.
Catherine Wilson teaches us that there is more to Epicureanism than eating, drinking, and being merry.
Prosecutors are almost completely in charge of the criminal justice system and that unchecked power has ugly consequences.
Jacob Grier joins the show today to talk with Trevor about the American war on tobacco.