Pining for a golden age of liberty that never existed is analytically and rhetorically disastrous.
Sebastian Edwards joins us today to discuss why we abandoned the gold standard.
Kate Sills joins to respond to several recent articles criticizing smart contracts, including the “Oracle problem.”
Fears of internet borne electoral interference have spurred even liberal states to assert a collective right to attention.
George Smith discusses some good and bad influences that Ayn Rand’s ideas had on his own intellectual development.
In 1844, America’s first libertarians made a serious mistake. The kind of mistake with the potential to destroy their whole movement.
It may be doing more harm than good.
Alex Nowrasteh joins us today to discuss the state of immigration in President Trump’s America.
This week, we discuss cryptocurrency and security.
From Equifax to Ashley Madison, the inevitability of big data leaks drives the democratization of disciplinary power.
George Smith examines some of Rand’s claims about the beneficial influence of Aristotle’s ideas on the course of Western civilization.
Welcome to Building Tomorrow! A new podcast by Libertarianism.org and the Cato Institute.
Smith explains the crucial role of rights in political theory.
Gary Chartier joins us for a conversation on freedom of expression.
The cornerstone of liberty; the thing that all our other rights are built on.
Sonya Mann examines the precarity of free speech in a platform ecosystem, and offers a decentralized alternative.
George Smith discusses the issue of whether we should hold a philosopher responsible for the beliefs of those followers who agree with him.
Smith discusses the common argument that natural rights will lead inevitably to anarchism.