How did F. A. Hayek’s The Road to Serfdom and Sir William Beveridge’s Social Insurance and Allied Services shape the politics of the welfare state in the United States and the United Kingdom?
Continuing his review of Gray’s Seven Types of Atheism, Smith explains how Gray greatly exaggerates Nietzsche’s influence on Rand, and he criticizes Gray’s misstatements about Rand’s notion of sacrifice.
Carl B. Frey joins us to discuss how we can study the industrial revolution to inform our understanding of the imminent automation revolution.
Currie-Knight’s study of libertarian views on education shows that there has never been ‘a’ libertarian approach to school choice.
Alexandra Natapoff joins us today to discuss how misdemeanors turn innocent people in to criminals.
The major difference between macroeconomics and microeconomics is actually their respective methods, not their subject matters.
Paul Matzko and Matthew Feeney dissect the gig economy & how their contractors generally seem to enjoy the flexibility of their work.
All TV series must die! Ilya Somin joins us today to unravel the medieval epic fantasy; Game of Thrones.
John Gray’s discussion of Objectivism in Seven Types of Atheism, which is egregiously and inexcusably bad, relies on portraying Ayn Rand as a cult leader.
A review of an extraordinary analysis that tackles the problems besetting the world of higher education.
Zach Graves and Ryan Radia join us this week to debate if anti-conservative bias on social media is real or not.
Satoshi Nakamoto hoped that crypto-mining would be decentralized, not the domain of large mining outfits. Honey Bear aims to realize that vision.
President Buchanan amassed the largest fiscal imbalance of a pre-Civil War administration not engaging in a foreign war and that fact only scrathes the surface of his shortcomings.
The power and importance of Aksum were paralleled by no other African civilization during the period of its existence besides Egypt writes Ibrahim Anoba in his latest installment of Ancient African economies.
Russell Muirhead joins us to discuss the difference between conspiracism and conspiracy theory and how it influences modern political discussions.
Zach Graves and Daniel Schuman join us to discuss how Congress is designed to be a debate process, but it is hard to debate when you don’t have the expertise in a certain topic area, like technology.
Tyler Cowen joins us to discuss the value of work and how big businesses give people opportunities to feel fulfilled in their lives.
Learning a foreign language used to be long, expensive process requiring teachers. Today, there are apps that make language learning easier and cheaper.