David Kopel joins us this week for a discussion on the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution: the right to keep and bear arms.
Aaron Ross Powell
Aaron Ross Powell is Director and Editor of Libertarianism.org, a project of the Cato Institute. Libertarianism.org presents introductory material as well as new scholarship related to libertarian philosophy, theory, and history. He is also co-host of Libertarianism.org’s popular podcast, Free Thoughts. His writing has appeared in Liberty and The Cato Journal. He earned a JD from the University of Denver.
Russ Roberts joins us on this week’s episode of Free Thoughts to talk about his new book, How Adam Smith Can Change Your Life.
Bill Glod joins us on this week’s episode of Free Thoughts for a discussion on so-called libertarian paternalism.
Justin Logan joins us for a conversation about American foreign policy. What’s the libertarian solution for military overspending and overreach?
Peter Van Doren joins us this week for a discussion on net neutrality. What is net neutrality, and why do people seem to get so upset about it?
The democratic process can’t transform immoral acts into moral ones. Therefore, participating in elections entails signing your name to countless misdeeds.
Removing yourself from the election process eliminates the largest incentive for politicians to care what you and those like you believe.
Daniel C. Russell joins us this week to talk about income and happiness. What do we give up by taking opportunities to earn more money?
John Samples joins us this week for a midterm election recap and a talk about factors—including campaign contributions—that influence elections.
Jim Powell joins us for a discussion on how the tradition of liberty in the United States was established and how it subsequently flourished.
Adam Gurri joins us for a discussion on utilitarianism and why it may not be a satisfactory moral theory in which to ground libertarianism.
Matthew Feeney joins us for a discussion on how the so-called “sharing economy” undermines the regulatory establishment and makes people’s lives better.
Alex Epstein joins us for a discussion on fossil fuel use. How much have fossil fuels benefited humanity? Is there a moral case for their use?
Terence Kealey joins us for a discussion about publicly funding scientific research. Should science be funded by the government?
Patrick Eddington joins us this week for a discussion on the recently-released Senate report on the CIA’s detention and interrogation programs.
Timothy Sandefur joins us for a discussion on economic liberty. Is there a right to earn a living? How is this right being violated today?
Peter Van Doren returns to Free Thoughts for a discussion on public choice economics and how it affects political decision making.
Elizabeth Nolan Brown joins us for a discussion on libertarianism and women.