Frank Dikötter, an expert on Chinese communism, joins the show to talk about the nature of dictatorships.
Aaron Ross Powell
Aaron Ross Powell is Director and Editor of Libertarianism.org, a project of the Cato Institute. Libertarianism.org presents introductory material as well as new scholarship related to libertarian philosophy, theory, and history. He is also co-host of Libertarianism.org’s popular podcast, Free Thoughts. His writing has appeared in Liberty and The Cato Journal. He earned a JD from the University of Denver.
Helena Rosenblatt and Daniel Klein debate the origin of liberalism.
Dan Moller joins the show to discuss how libertarian philosophy includes more substance than a devotion to individual liberty.
Timothy Sandefur returns to the show to talk about his new book, The Ascent of Jacob Bronowski: The Life and Ideas of a Popular Science Icon.
Arnold Kling is welcomed back to the show to talk about the new edition of his book, The Three Languages of Politics, and how it is even more relevant in the Trump era.
Susan Schneider joins the show to challenge our preconceived notions of consciousness and whether machines can achieve it.
Tom Palmer comes back to the show to address the rise of authoritarian populism and what it means for the state of politics in the U.S.
James Tooley joins the show today to discuss how low-cost private education is viable in the poorest communities in the world.
The underlying ideas articulated by National Conservatism are of value to libertarians because they present a way of seeing the world that is a stark difference from the way we see it.
Robby Soave joins us to discuss his new book, Panic Attack: Young Radicals in the Age of Trump.
Milton Mueller joins us to discuss how social media is not a medical addiction that requires government intervention.
Steve Horwitz returns to the show to discuss how we should be grateful for how much better the world has gotten in the last 1000 years.
Kevin Currie-Knight joins the podcast to talk about how different libertarian thinkers approached the issue of public education.
Paul and Matthew discuss the history of, and threats to, Section 230. Jennifer Huddleston rebuts the argument that Section 230 was a gift to big tech.
Christopher Coyne and Abigail Hall join us to discuss how foreign intervention and militarism affect domestic life.
Thank you for sticking with us through 300 episodes! Reminisce with us today as Nora Powell interviews Aaron and Trevor.
Diego Zuluaga joins the show today to discuss the latest on Libra, Facebook’s venture in cryptocurrency.
Daniel Okrent joins us to discuss how the “science” of eugenics was the basis of the rationale for the Immigration Act of 1924.