James Madison would have turned 268 on March 16, 2019, so in honor of that, we explore his political life.
For the Ostroms, the key insight was that we need to find ways to encourage collective action so as to avoid the need for coercion.
Jim Cantrell explores the vast opportunities in space with us, but one thing he makes clear is that no one would benefit from a war in space.
Was Harry Truman one of the worst terrorists of all time? If words mean anything anymore—then absolutely, yes.
The Civil War was no clean contest between clear factions, no great battle between slavery and freedom, nor even a political war between the states.
Jonathan Blanks returns to discuss how versions of liberty were promoted by Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X during the Civil Rights Movement.
A dog is man’s best friend, basically the presence of a faithful companion, is one explanation for the rise in pet ownership.
Anthony interviews Nicholas Mosvick to discuss the issue of conscription during the Civil War and its’ lasting impact.
In an economic system characterized by consumer sovereignty, people’s values determine the outcomes markets deliver.
‘Forgotten America’ or ‘Alienated America’? Tim Carney joins us to discuss his book about the impact that strong communities have on people’s lives.
Hold your cows, Alexandria Ocasio Cortez’s Green New Deal actually wouldn’t make enough of a global impact to matter.
The common slogan that we must “get money out of politics”, when referring to campaign finance laws, has it backwards.
Contrary to the fears of cultural critics, the rise of digitization has transformed film, music, books, & television for the better.
Seward’s “little bell” made for the perfect legend, whether he said the famous phrase or not.
John Tyler was the one person most responsible for squashing republicanism and establishing the empire.
Do your beliefs fall on the libertarian thought spectrum?
Krugman’s analysis of a 70% marginal tax rate forgets about consumer surplus, deadweight loss, & the difference between marginal & total value.
Scooters like Bird and Lime are good disruptive technologies that live in a gray regulatory area.