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.
Food is deeply emotional, which is why Impossible Foods is trying it’s best to create the best, sustainable, meat-like product.
Poullain provides an unapologetic and iconoclastic argument for women’s full participation in society, that they be given the same rights and access to opportunities that were afforded to their male counterparts.
The internet is the world of opportunity for refugees.
Catherine Wilson teaches us that there is more to Epicureanism than eating, drinking, and being merry.
Prosecutors are almost completely in charge of the criminal justice system and that unchecked power has ugly consequences.
Jacob Grier joins the show today to talk with Trevor about the American war on tobacco.
There is promising technology that will be able to take care of us as we age, but only if the FDA does not get in the way.
Frank Knight was a staunch defender of free markets and a key figure in the Chicago School of Economics.