It goes to the core of what is meaningful to people. Their family, their home, their livelihood - eminent domain has the power to destroy all of that.
Jacob Sullum joins the show to talk about how drug prohibition actually creates more problems than if some controlled substances were made legal.
Does piracy have a catastrophic effect on how music, movies, and books are distributed?
Nowhere in the Constitution does it carve out a spot for secretive bureaucracies that never have to answer to the public.
Christopher Preble and John Glaser join the show to discuss Trump’s approach, or lack thereof, to foreign policy.
There is a distinct difference between the cost of things and the price of things. Cost influences price through changes in supply.
The Food and Drug Administration is supposed to protect Americans—but has it gone too far?
Smart contracts are a digital innovation that could fuel transactions without the need for State enforcement mechanisms.
Richard Rothstein joins the episode to discuss how the American government systematically imposed residential segregation.
The US Social Security system can’t fulfill its promises, but Australia’s system gives its people a better shot at a comfortable retirement.
Huang Zongxi argued for a constitutional model of government designed to benefit all people, not just the ruling class, and which stressed the importance of respecting private property rights.
Patrick G. Eddington comes back to the show to talk about his time in the CIA from 1988 to 1996.
The principles of sound economic analysis shouldn’t be tossed out the window when they’re politically inconvenient.
The best way to spread holiday cheer is singing aloud for all to hear or podcasting about our favorite “sort of” holiday movies. Both do the trick!
Programs for the poor are only a tiny portion of the U.S. welfare state.
Once you are caught up in the criminal justice system, it’s difficult to get out. And it is especially challenging for those who are suffering from a mental illness.
While interest in socialism is on the rise among younger Americans, the history of global socialism should give pause.
Bryan Caplan and Zach Weinersmith join the show today to talk about their non-ficton graphic novel; Open Borders: The Science and Ethics of Immigration.