William Irwin joins us to talk about existentialism and libertarianism.
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.
Jason Brennan joins us to talk about his new book, Against Democracy. What separates good voters from bad voters?
Mark McDaniel joins us to discuss homemade gun technology in response to a recent court case involving gun ownership activist, Cody Wilson.
Adam Bates joins us this week to talk about how the Muslim ban inspired him to change his work focus from criminal justice to refugee relief.
A tale of two Chinas, the country leapfrogs the US in tech adoption when activists use blockchain to undermine the “Great Firewall of China”
Does Augur, a decentralized prediction market platform, represent the future of the world of betting? Does it serve as a valuable market for knowledge?
Matthew Feeney joins us to discuss how the rapid advancement of drone technology has both promising and threatening applications.
Free Thoughts meets Building Tomorrow with special guests Matthew Feeney & Paul Matzko as we discuss whether or not to fear emerging tech.
Gene Healy joins us to discuss the concept of impeachment, from its’ origin to its’ impracticality in our polarized political climate.
Neal McCluskey joins us to talk about how our current education system does not effectively use existing technology to help students learn.
We don’t know the consequences of the infinite scroll yet, but in order to actually live, it may be wise to be mindful of your screen time.
Jonathan Blanks returns to discuss how versions of liberty were promoted by Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X during the Civil Rights Movement.
Stephen Kinzer joins us to discuss an age-old question; What is America’s role in the world?
Tyler Cowen joins us to discuss the value of work and how big businesses give people opportunities to feel fulfilled in their lives.
What does the government look like in a world of entirely just people? Chris Freiman helps us answer this question.
James Tooley joins the show today to discuss how low-cost private education is viable in the poorest communities in the world.
Susan Schneider joins the show to challenge our preconceived notions of consciousness and whether machines can achieve it.
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.