Jason Kuznicki joins us for a meeting of Cato’s informal book club, where we discuss Auberon Herbert’s essay “The Ethics of Dynamite.”
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.
Ilya Somin asks, “What happens in a democracy when voters don’t know what they’re voting for or against?”
Mark LeBar joins us for a discussion on justice. What does it mean to call justice a virtue? How did the ancient Greeks see the virtue of justice?
Alex Nowrasteh joins us at the International Students for Liberty Conference, where an audience of students asks questions about immigration.
Arnold Kling thinks there’s more to talking about politics than the angry yelling shows on TV and the radio.
Brink Linsdey joins us for a conversation about income inequality. Is there something wrong with some people earning more or less than others?
Jerry Taylor joins us for a discussion on environmental protection and energy use.
Gene Healy joins us to talk about the growing power of the Executive Branch. What are the President’s actual duties according to the U.S. Constitution?
Scott Winship joins us to discuss Thomas Piketty’s newest book,Capital in the Twenty-First Century.
Jonathan Blanks joins Aaron and Trevor to talk about the relationship between African-Americans and the state.
Is there anything to the argument that “socialism would work if we were just better people” and had perfect information?
Walter Olson joins Aaron and Trevor to discuss the evolution of discrimination law in the American legal system.
Megan McArdle says that recognizing failure—and in some cases embracing it—is a crucial part of what makes American culture, markets, and society successful.
Doug Bandow joins us to talk about the relationship between libertarianism and Chrisitanity.
Neal McCluskey joins us for a conversation about public education in America. How did it begin? And why doesn’t it work as well as we want it to?
Clark Neily joins us for a discussion on judicial engagement and judicial abdication.
Martin Gurri says that a new wave of media in the 21st-century has eroded the legitimacy of political authority around the world.
George Selgin tells the story of how the American government became so deeply ingrained in the production and supply of our money, and why.