How did Justice Abram Smith of Wisconsin challenge the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850?
Jesse Norman leads our discussion of Adam Smith as the the father of both economics and social psychology.
At TechCrunch Disrupt we talk with Starkey Hearing Technologies and Pinpoint Pharma about their newest medical devices and technologies.
Who created the Republican Party?
P.J. O’Rourke offers comedic relief about the state of our politics from his unique journalistic perspective influenced by the “sunshine” of the 1960s.
At TechCrunch Disrupt, Nick Whitehouse from McCarthy Finch and Vinod Chandrashekar from 6figr.com discuss the automation of white-collar jobs.
This is an updated version of our episode from July 3, 2018. We discuss how John C. Calhoun led the charge in believing slavery to be a “positive good”.
Who was Stephen Douglas and, more importantly, what did his political attitude represent in a time defined by scheming politicians?
Is the United States the most fearful country in the world?
Artificial intelligence is here and changing our daily lives, but should we be concerned about the prospect of a hostile and hyper-intelligent AI?
What would prevent the United States from the impending disastrous split over the “slavery issue”?
Do enough people benefit from public transit considering the amount of money poured into these politically-driven transportation endeavors?
Does Augur, a decentralized prediction market platform, represent the future of the world of betting? Does it serve as a valuable market for knowledge?
Our lengthy debate about who Van Buren really was as a person and as a President continues with new thoughts from Jeff Hummel.
Matthew J. Moore discusses how Buddhism may align with libertarian tendencies; most importantly the need to think for yourself.
Dr. Ryan Neuhofel joins us to discuss what direct primary care is and how it could benefit you and your family.
The Loco-Focos were out there leading the young America cultural movement: integrating Whigish abolitionism, even when Van Buren had left them behind.
Chris Edwards joins us to discuss the politics that goes into attempting to streamline the federal budget to minimize the federal deficit.