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.
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.
If progress had to be invented, then it can be halted too.
Nicholas Christakis joins the show today to talk about how humans are unique in that we have evolved the capacity for friendship.
George Selgin and Diego Zuluaga return to the show to talk about how the capability of bitcoin is still in its infancy.
Bobby Duffy joins the show today to talk about human biases and how they shape our understanding of the world.
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.
Disney completed the Star Wars saga with the third and final installment to the sequel trilogy. What’s next for the galaxy?
Peter Van Doren, a self-proclaimed science nerd, comes back to the show today to talk about the role of science in the policy world.
Terence Kealey joins the show today to talk about how the government is nearly the single buyer of scientific research.
Many political leaders consider wealth inequality to be a major economic and social problem. Ryan Bourne and Chris Edwards join the show to talk about their new study that tackles this issue.
Christopher Preble and John Glaser join the show to discuss Trump’s approach, or lack thereof, to foreign policy.
Richard Rothstein joins the episode to discuss how the American government systematically imposed residential segregation.
Patrick G. Eddington comes back to the show to talk about his time in the CIA from 1988 to 1996.
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.
Catherine Wilson teaches us that there is more to Epicureanism than eating, drinking, and being merry.
Deirdre McCloskey joins our show again to talk about her new book, Why Liberalism Works: How True Liberal Values Produce a Freer, More Equal, Prosperous World for All.
Clay Routledge joined the show today to talk about how our society has become increasingly individualistic, and how we are still learning the consequences of that.
While people in the US have the first world privilege to complain about wasting time on their phones, millions of people in the developing world are using their cellphones to pull themselves out of poverty.