Jeff Vanderslice & Matt Weibel join us today to discuss the inner workings of Congress.
Trevor Burrus is a research fellow at the Cato Institute’s Center for Constitutional Studies. His research interests include constitutional law, civil and criminal law, legal and political philosophy, and legal history. His work has appeared in the Vermont Law Review, the Syracuse Law Review, and the Jurist, as well as the Washington Times, Huffington Post, and the Daily Caller. He holds a BA in Philosophy from the University of Colorado at Boulder and a JD from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law.
Matthew Larosiere joins us to discuss how his interest in the design and development of weapons is controversial.
Rob Schenck joins us to discuss how his career in the evangelical world morphed into continued political engagement.
Chris Edwards joins us to discuss the politics that goes into attempting to streamline the federal budget to minimize the federal deficit.
Matthew J. Moore discusses how Buddhism may align with libertarian tendencies; most importantly the need to think for yourself.
Do enough people benefit from public transit considering the amount of money poured into these politically-driven transportation endeavors?
Is the United States the most fearful country in the world?
P.J. O’Rourke offers comedic relief about the state of our politics from his unique journalistic perspective influenced by the “sunshine” of the 1960s.
Jesse Norman leads our discussion of Adam Smith as the the father of both economics and social psychology.
Sahar Khan explains the history of Pakistan, & its’ relationship with the U.S., from its designation as independent from Great Britain in 1947.
Timothy Sandefur joins us to talk about the U.S. Constitution. Which is the Constitution’s primary value: preserving liberty or promoting democracy?
Greg Lukianoff joins us for a discussion about the state of free speech on college campuses in the United States.
Julian Sanchez joins us for a discussion on privacy, the NSA, and domestic surveillance.
Richard Vedder joins us this week to discuss what he’s identified as three major problems with the way today’s American higher education system works.
Alex Nowrasteh joins us this week to talk about immigration in the wake of Donald Trump’s contentious executive order. Is immigration always good for a country?
Andrei Illarionov joins us this week to tell us about growing up and studying economics in the Soviet Union, and about the years he spent as an economic policy advisor to Vladimir Putin.
John Glaser and Emma Ashford join us this week to discuss the “Iran nuclear deal.” What is this deal—what did the US and Iran agree to?
George Selgin joins us again on Free Thoughts for a conversation about the origins and role of the Federal Reserve.