Jeff Vanderslice & Matt Weibel join us today to discuss the inner workings of Congress.
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.
The podcast guests we had in 2015 share some of their greatest intellectual influences and give book recommendations.
Michael Tanner joins us to discuss the dimensions that affect poverty including; felony convictions, lack of education, & housing policies.
Aaron and Trevor note that when we use the political process we have to group together into warring “tribes” to accomplish our goals. That’s problematic.
Libertarians often get called “anti-community.” Aaron & Trevor explain why that thinking leads to many bad arguments against libertarianism.
Aaron and Trevor take listener questions from: Who will build roads and keep corporations honest? To: What’s the libertarian position on abortion?
Aaron Ross Powell, Tom G. Palmer, and Sloane Frost each answer the question “Why Liberty?” in this Cato Student Forum.
Video games have extensive compelling narratives that gives the player a degree of agency that is not present in watching movies or reading books.
Kevin Vallier joins us to talk about his Arguments for Liberty chapter on the ethical system of John Rawls. Does Rawls have value for libertarians?
Christopher Freiman joins us to talk about his Arguments for Liberty chapter on utilitarianism. What’s the utilitarian argument for libertarianism?
Jason Kuznicki joins us to discuss the chapter he wrote on Immanuel Kant for our new book, Arguments for Liberty.
Do your beliefs fall on the libertarian thought spectrum?
Eric Mack joins our show again to talk about common objections to libertarianism by dissecting John Rawls viewpoint.
Milton Mueller joins us to discuss how social media is not a medical addiction that requires government intervention.
Catherine Wilson teaches us that there is more to Epicureanism than eating, drinking, and being merry.
Jason Kuznicki discusses how the problem of political authority has evolved over time from a classical liberal perspective.
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.
John Ibbitson joins our show to discuss how around mid-century our population will no longer be growing, but declining.