Jay Schweikert and Clark Neily join us for a conversation on law enforcement and accountability.
Does the modern libertarian movement have any significant similarities to the early Christian movement? Smith explores this intriguing possibility.
The Young Americans were New York’s next generation of artists, intellectuals, and activists; many of whom were inspired by the Loco-Foco movement.
Rick Doblin joins us to give a primer on the medical uses of psychedelics.
George H. Smith discusses the traditional Christian theory of private property and how it was viewed as the result of original sin.
By the Fall of 1837, both Tammany Hall Democrats and the Locofocos loved Van Buren’s administration so a reunion was now a real possibility.
Robert Whaples joins us for a conversation on the Pope’s earnest call to build a caring society.
Was Jean Meslier a communist? George H. Smith explores this tricky issue.
During a state convention in Utica on September 1836, 93 delegates unanimously adopted a resolution to officially establish the Equal Rights Party.
Bryan Caplan gives us the case against traditional education.
George H. Smith critically examines the claim that Jean Meslier was a communist anarchist.
America’s first identifiably libertarian political movement began as a conspiracy to conquer Tammany Hall.
Burrus describes how the state destroys our ability to conceive of a world where it doesn’t take on certain tasks.
Kate Sills joins us for a conversation on smart contracts and the future of blockchain technology.
George H. Smith explains Jean Meslier’s three major objections to Christian morality, as taught by Jesus.
William Leggett’s antislavery wasn’t just spontaneous. His editorial career was spent teasing out the finer points of libertarian theory.
Cato Institute Vice President of Communications Khristine Brookes joins us to discuss the ever-changing world of news and media.
George H. Smith explains the role of the Catholic Church in the French government, and how Jean Meslier reconciled his atheism with his role as a priest.