Steve Horwitz returns to the show to discuss how we should be grateful for how much better the world has gotten in the last 1000 years.
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.
Kevin Currie-Knight joins the podcast to talk about how different libertarian thinkers approached the issue of public education.
Paul and Matthew discuss the history of, and threats to, Section 230. Jennifer Huddleston rebuts the argument that Section 230 was a gift to big tech.
Christopher Coyne and Abigail Hall join us to discuss how foreign intervention and militarism affect domestic life.
Three reasons why the Buddha avoided the political implications of his ethical views.
Thank you for sticking with us through 300 episodes! Reminisce with us today as Nora Powell interviews Aaron and Trevor.
Diego Zuluaga joins the show today to discuss the latest on Libra, Facebook’s venture in cryptocurrency.
Daniel Okrent joins us to discuss how the “science” of eugenics was the basis of the rationale for the Immigration Act of 1924.
What does the government look like in a world of entirely just people? Chris Freiman helps us answer this question.
Stephen Davies joins us today to discuss how we live in a social and economic world that’s fundamentally different from the one of our ancestors.
Have you been bombarded with robocalls? The average American is getting 22 calls per month and Ethan Garr joins us to discuss how he is trying to mitigate the pestering.
U.S. leaders should to adopt a policy of restraint toward foreign movements that purport to embrace democracy, argues Ted Galen Carpenter.
Alexandra Natapoff joins us today to discuss how misdemeanors turn innocent people in to criminals.
Russell Muirhead joins us to discuss the difference between conspiracism and conspiracy theory and how it influences modern political discussions.
Zach Graves and Daniel Schuman join us to discuss how Congress is designed to be a debate process, but it is hard to debate when you don’t have the expertise in a certain topic area, like technology.
Tyler Cowen joins us to discuss the value of work and how big businesses give people opportunities to feel fulfilled in their lives.
Eric Mack joins our show again to talk about common objections to libertarianism by dissecting John Rawls viewpoint.
Engaged buddhists too often lean progressive because they don’t understand the fundamental nature of the state that they rely on.