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Liberty Chronicles

Kansas Changes Everything

featuring Anthony Comegna on Sep 18, 2018

Who was Stephen Douglas and, more importantly, what did his political attitude represent in a time defined by scheming politicians? 

Building Tomorrow

Hedging Against Skynet

featuring Paul Matzko and Aaron Ross Powell on Sep 13, 2018

Artificial intelligence is here and changing our daily lives, but should we be concerned about the prospect of a hostile and hyper-intelligent AI?

Liberty Chronicles

Whiggery’s Last Gasp

featuring Anthony Comegna on Sep 11, 2018

What would prevent the United States from the impending disastrous split over the “slavery issue”?

Building Tomorrow

Augur(ing) Assassinations

featuring Paul Matzko, Aaron Ross Powell, and Will Duffield on Sep 6, 2018

Does Augur, a decentralized prediction market platform, represent the future of the world of betting? Does it serve as a valuable market for knowledge?

Liberty Chronicles

Van Buren - Friend or Foe? with Jeff Hummel

featuring Anthony Comegna on Sep 4, 2018

Our lengthy debate about who Van Buren really was as a person and as a President continues with new thoughts from Jeff Hummel. 

Building Tomorrow

Health Care without Health Insurance

featuring Paul Matzko and Matthew Feeney on Aug 30, 2018

Dr. Ryan Neuhofel joins us to discuss what direct primary care is and how it could benefit you and your family.

Liberty Chronicles

Free Soil After Van Buren

featuring Anthony Comegna on Aug 28, 2018

The Loco-Focos were out there leading the young America cultural movement: integrating Whigish abolitionism, even when Van Buren had left them behind.

Free Thoughts

Can we ever downsize government? (with Chris Edwards)

featuring Aaron Ross Powell and Trevor Burrus on Aug 24, 2018

Chris Edwards joins us to discuss the politics that goes into attempting to streamline the federal budget to minimize the federal deficit. 

Building Tomorrow

Is China Beating the U.S. at Innovation?

featuring Paul Matzko, Aaron Ross Powell, and Will Duffield on Aug 23, 2018

A tale of two Chinas, the country leapfrogs the US in tech adoption when activists use blockchain to undermine the “Great Firewall of China”

 

Liberty Chronicles

More Creative Historical Thinking

featuring Anthony Comegna on Aug 21, 2018

Our conversation about how all history is revisionist and open to creativity with Michael Douma continues this week.

Building Tomorrow

The Brave New World of DNA Databases

featuring Paul Matzko, Matthew Feeney, and Aaron Ross Powell on Aug 16, 2018

This week we discuss the implications of law enforecement’s ability to access genetic information from DNA databases like Ancestry and 23&Me. 

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.