Jonathan Rauch joins us for a discussion on the current political landscape in America. Why are we seeing so many renegade political actors these days?
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.
Gene Healy joins us for a special Inauguration Day episode of Free Thoughts wherein we assess Barack Obama’s legacy as President of the United States.
Ben Domenech joins us this week to discuss Donald J. Trump’s candidacy. What is Trump doing differently?
Yuval Levin joins us to talk about political nostalgia and American individualism.
David Boaz joins us to recap 2016. Did we just have the worst year ever in American politics?
Jerry Taylor joins us for a discussion on environmental protection and energy use.
Scott Winship joins us to discuss Thomas Piketty’s newest book,Capital in the Twenty-First Century.
Is there anything to the argument that “socialism would work if we were just better people” and had perfect information?
Megan McArdle says that recognizing failure—and in some cases embracing it—is a crucial part of what makes American markets and society successful.
William Irwin joins us to talk about existentialism and libertarianism.
Arnold Kling joins us to talk about his new book, Specialization and Trade, which was recently published by Libertarianism.org.
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.
Adam Gurri joins us for a discussion on utilitarianism and why it may not be a satisfactory moral theory in which to ground libertarianism.
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?
Matthew Feeney joins us for a discussion on how the so-called “sharing economy” undermines the regulatory establishment and makes people’s lives better.
Jeremy McLellan joins us this week to talk about his brand of politics and comedy. Does humor have a place in changing people’s political beliefs?
Timothy Sandefur joins us for a discussion on political philosophy in the Star Trek science fiction franchise.
Flemming Rose talks about the decision to publish 12 cartoons featuring the prophet Mohammed in the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten in 2005.