Julia Maskivker joins the show today to discuss how she believes we have a duty to vote because it is a morally unique action.
Beccaria believed that the state had little, if any, moral legitimacy pursuing capital punishment.
John Trenchard and Thomas Gordon wrote Cato’s Letters in 1720. The essays quickly became the most popular reading of their day for their fiery criticism of the British government and radical political philosophy.
In this episode, we explore the life of the medieval writer Christine De Pizan, who in her famous book the City of Ladies debunked a long-standing tradition of misogyny.
Fourth-wave feminism must be classically liberal to win.
Westworld is much more than an exclusive theme park where those who can afford a ticket live without limits and we cannot wait for what season three brings.
As the debate around guns becomes increasingly divisive, it is important to know the original purpose of the Second Amendment.
In this far-reaching conversation, we look at the problems of American democracy, at the sources of polarization and tribalism, and offer ways each of us could take small steps towards improving the state of our politics.
The stories we tell about the future can create the future.
The Anti-Federalists had a strong distrust of government power. A national government with too much power was, as far as they were concerned, a pathway to government oppression.
How can we make health care third-party free?
Sanders’ frontrunner status is a symptom of the devolution of the Democratic Party. Collective action problems could produce Sanders 2020 just like they did Trump 2016.
Arthur Diamond joins the show to talk about how good policy could actually encourage innovation.
Marsilius of Padua deemed the church of his day to be one of the most potent disturbers of the peace.
Terence Hanbury White satirizes the myth of King Arthur in order to explain the dangers of absolute power.
Since “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” was released in 1937, princess characters have won the hearts of many generations of young girls. But, do these stories still resonate with today’s children?
Lauren K. Hall joins the show today to argue that medicalization reduces competition, stifles innovation, and prevents individuals from accessing the most appropriate care during their most vulnerable moments.