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Building Tomorrow

Idaho’s Blockchain Won’t Be Small Potatoes

featuring Paul Matzko and Aaron Ross Powell on Aug 9, 2018

Phil Haunschild joins us to discuss how blockchain technology could potentially eliminate the governments’ presence in welfare and charity. 

Liberty Chronicles

Was Frederick Douglass a Libertarian?

featuring Anthony Comegna on Aug 7, 2018

Timothy Sandefur joins us this week to discuss how Frederick Douglass does not align perfectly into the accepted political factions of today. 

Building Tomorrow

The Right to Print Arms?

featuring Paul Matzko, Aaron Ross Powell, and Matthew Feeney on Aug 2, 2018

Mark McDaniel joins us to discuss homemade gun technology in response to a recent court case involving gun ownership activist, Cody Wilson. 

Liberty Chronicles

1848 and Its Aftermath

featuring Anthony Comegna on Jul 31, 2018

1848 changed American politics forever, and early Libertarianism was at the center of it.

Building Tomorrow

Will EU Copyright Break the Internet?

featuring Paul Matzko and Will Duffield on Jul 26, 2018

Mike Masnick of Techdirt joins the show to discuss how the European Union’s hamfisted efforts to enforce digital copyright could undermine open internet.

Excursions

Immanuel Kant and the Natural Law Tradition

featuring George H. Smith on Jul 25, 2018

George Smith discusses Kant’s attempt to justify objective moral principles and his views on when the use of coercion is morally proper.

Liberty Chronicles

Van Buren’s Dirty Game

featuring Anthony Comegna on Jul 24, 2018

Martin Van Buren was intellectually committed to laissez-faire and limited government, but the devil is always in the details.

Building Tomorrow

Can You Monetize Everything You Do?

featuring Paul Matzko on Jul 19, 2018

This week, we talk about smart televisions watching you, the Brave browser, and the life of Twitch streamer Ice Poseidon.

Liberty Chronicles

Revolution in Utica and Buffalo

featuring Anthony Comegna on Jul 17, 2018

The Polk years began in a sort of uneasy truce between radicals and conservatives. 

Building Tomorrow

How Smart are ‘Smart Contracts’?

featuring Kate Sills, Paul Matzko, and Matthew Feeney on Jul 12, 2018

Kate Sills joins to respond to several recent articles criticizing smart contracts, including the “Oracle problem.”