The Polk years began in a sort of uneasy truce between radicals and conservatives. For the moment, at least, before the war began in early 1846, everyone could more or less get along with business as usual.
Sebastian Edwards joins us today to discuss why we abandoned the gold standard.
Kate Sills joins to respond to several recent articles criticizing smart contracts, including the “Oracle problem.”
George Smith discusses some good and bad influences that Ayn Rand’s ideas had on his own intellectual development.
In 1844, America’s first libertarians made a serious mistake. The kind of mistake with the potential to destroy their whole movement.
Alex Nowrasteh joins us today to discuss the state of immigration in President Trump’s America.
This week, we discuss cryptocurrency and security.
George Smith examines some of Rand’s claims about the beneficial influence of Aristotle’s ideas on the course of Western civilization.
Welcome to Building Tomorrow! A new podcast by Libertarianism.org and the Cato Institute.
Gary Chartier joins us for a conversation on freedom of expression.
The cornerstone of liberty; the thing that all our other rights are built on.
George Smith discusses the issue of whether we should hold a philosopher responsible for the beliefs of those followers who agree with him.
Dr. Nima Sanandaji joins us this week to explain how and why ancient Middle Easterners invented capitalism and entrepreneurship.
Joe Quirk joins us to discuss the possibilities of seasteading for the future of civilization.
When law enforcement is allowed to keep the proceeds of forfeitures, they’re incentivized to be more creative and aggressive about seizing properties.
George Smith explains the views of Kant and Hegel on the history of philosophy, and explores whether moral judgments should be applied to the realm of ideas.
This week, Gary Chartier joins us to discuss the libertarian corporation problem.
John Glaser joins us to discuss our fragile national ego and his new paper on the illusion of American decline.