What was Lincoln’s actual position on slavery and how did he use it to his advantage during the Presidential election of 1860?
Peter Van Doren joins us to discuss if Trump has actually kept his campaign promises of deregulation.
Some politicians seem authentic on social media & others completely miss the mark. Should political advertising on social media be regulated?
Mark Smith gives us the entire feel of the Civil War by letting us think of it through all five of our senses.
George Selgin joins us to discuss the role that the Federal Reserve played before, during, and after the 2008 financial crisis.
Will Rinehart raises concern over whether or not members of Congress should be more tech savvy.
The complicated time of secession was defined by politicians’ desire to grab power in any way that they could.
Jason Brennan elaborates on his thesis that “you possess the same right of self defense against government agents as you do against fellow civilians”.
Instead of choosing the lesser of two evils at the ballot box, you could rank your preferences, like they did in Maine for the midterm election.
Nicholas Mosvick joins us to discuss the complexity of Fernando Wood, the mayor of New York who wished the state seceded during the Civil War.
The curve of human progress is a jagged one, explains Marian Tupy.
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.
Merry Christmas! We hope you didn’t stage a riot last night on Christmas Eve, because, as you know, Santa is always watching!
Todd Zywicki explains how the American banking system is regulated to the point where there is no room or even hope for innovation.
Brent Skorup from the Mercatus Center addresses his new paper Auctioning Airspace.
What is the real origin story of America?
Ryan Bourne joins us today to discuss the intricate hardships that the poor in the United States are experiencing.
Vanessa Calder joins us this week to discuss whether or not residents of Crystal City, VA and Queens, NY should be excited by the arrival of Amazon.