The War Years cast a long, dark, dangerous shadow over the still-young Republic. The world was changing quickly, and everyone took note.
Dr. Frank of The Mr. T Experience joins us to talk about the politics of punk rock. What is punk rebelling against? Is it inherently political?
George H. Smith explains the political implications of the deistic repudiation of special revelation and miracles.
This First Patriot Coalition helped win the war, but the Second, a far more aristocratical, power-friendly coalition was already busy about its work.
Charles J. Sykes joins us this week for a discussion on the origins of the populist, pro-Trump Right.
George H. Smith explains the controversial arguments of the deist John Toland, as defended in Christianity not Mysterious.
Benjamin Lay, the lone Quaker dwarf abolitionist was perhaps the most radical person on the planet during his own time.
Elizabeth Anderson joins us to talk about her new book, Private Government: How Employers Rule Our Lives (and Why We Don’t Talk About It).
George H. Smith explains why Edward Gibbon rejected miraculous accounts in his masterpiece, The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire.
What happened in Haiti in the 1790s was unique and truly revolutionary.
Brock Cusick joins us this week to talk about bitcoin and the decentralized blockchain technology that bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies run on.
George H. Smith explains the basic tenets of deism and why it posed a political threat.
What, exactly, is a revolution?
Peter Van Doren joins us for a discussion on Richard Thaler’s work in behavioral economics.
Roderick T. Long, Jacob T. Levy, David Bernstein and R. Richard Geddes present on “Race, Class, and Gender” at an IHS Fellows Research Colloquium, 1997.
George H. Smith explains the origins of deism and its basic ideas.
Happy Halloween from Liberty Chronicles! We’re celebrating Reformation Day and replaying one of our favorite episodes on the Salem Witch Trials.
Jeffrey A. Singer joins us to talk about the ongoing opioid overdose epidemic in the United States. Why are there so many opioid users in the US?