Terence Kealey joins us for a discussion about publicly funding scientific research. Should science be funded by the government?
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.
Timothy Sandefur joins us for a discussion on economic liberty. Is there a right to earn a living? How is this right being violated today?
Michael Shermer joins us to discuss his newest book, The Moral Arc: How Science and Reason Lead Humanity toward Truth, Justice, and Freedom.
How can we stop government from abusing the power to take away its citizens’ private property?
Alan Gura joins us for a discussion on gun rights. The 2nd Amendment has been upheld as an individual right - what’s next for gun laws in America?
Allen Dickerson joins us to talk about First Amendment as they pertain to funding campaigns.
Peter Suderman helps us make sense of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
Jonathan Blanks joins us to discuss civil liberties and police misconduct in America.
Matt Zwolinski joins us to talk about pollution. What does it mean for libertarians to treat pollution as a violation of property rights?
Kevin Glass joins us to talk about transparency in local politics. How can state and local governments do more harm than the federal government?
Is an idealized form of socialism possible, and if not, why not?
Grover Norquist joins us to tell us about his Taxpayer Protection Pledge and his plan to eliminate the IRS as we know it.
Glenn Harlan Reynolds joins us to discuss the current state of America’s education system.
Bruce L. Benson joins us for a discussion on the idea of law without a government.
Matthew Feeney joins us for a general discussion on the value of philosophy. Why is philosophy important? How do you learn to think philosophically?
Jason Kuznicki joins us to discuss the left-leaning tendencies of public intellectuals.
Matt Zwolinski joins us for a discussion on Lysander Spooner’s “Letter to Grover Cleveland,” which Spooner wrote in the last year of his life.
Berin Szoka joins us to discuss what the “net neutrality” movement stands for and why the online community is so angry about the state of the Internet.