Nicholas Christakis joins the show today to talk about how humans are unique in that we have evolved the capacity for friendship.
Marianne March, Kat Murti, and Haley Victory Smith join the show today to talk about the Oscar-winning film, Little Women.
The Civil Rights Act of 1964 addressed injustices that African Americans had long endured, but it did not fully erase the legacy of slavery and Jim Crow.
Donald Trump is a symptom and not the cause of the decline of the Republican Party.
George Selgin and Diego Zuluaga return to the show to talk about how the capability of bitcoin is still in its infancy.
The 1619 Project and the debate it spurred have both been fraught with conceptual and historical misunderstandings about the relationship between slavery and free markets.
Innovation might seem magical, but magic comes with a steep price tag. Venture capital provided a superior way of funding entrepreneurship than what existed before.
For Americans, Cato’s Letters is a reminder that the fight for liberty did not begin in 1776, and also that it will never end because the thirst for power is unquenchable.
No president wants to be labelled as losing a war, but why would they want to continue an endless one?
Bobby Duffy joins the show today to talk about human biases and how they shape our understanding of the world.
Martin Van Buren could have warned us that Donald Trump is what you get when a modern political party stops functioning like one.
War powers practice in the early republic suggests that the president’s power of “self‐defense” was far narrower than Trump’s defenders imagine.
Ulysses S. Grant rode his popularity to political power.
Mencius believed that the state ought to promote the virtuous flourishing of its people.
Yuval Levin joins the show to discuss how the left and right alike respond with populist anger at our institutions that seem to be failing the American people.
Despite its incredible potential to boost peace and prosperity, free trade has always had to fight an uphill battle against the seeds of trade protectionism planted by mercantilism in the 17th and 18th centuries.
American research universities have been a powerhouse of innovation, especially once the government stopped sitting on grant-funded patents
Disney completed the Star Wars saga with the third and final installment to the sequel trilogy. What’s next for the galaxy?