Robert Whaples joins us for a conversation on the Pope’s earnest call to build a caring society.
Trevor Burrus is a research fellow at the Cato Institute’s Center for Constitutional Studies. His research interests include constitutional law, civil and criminal law, legal and political philosophy, and legal history. His work has appeared in the Vermont Law Review, the Syracuse Law Review, and the Jurist, as well as the Washington Times, Huffington Post, and the Daily Caller. He holds a BA in Philosophy from the University of Colorado at Boulder and a JD from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law.
Bryan Caplan gives us the case against traditional education.
Burrus describes how the state destroys our ability to conceive of a world where it doesn’t take on certain tasks.
Kate Sills joins us for a conversation on smart contracts and the future of blockchain technology.
Cato Institute Vice President of Communications Khristine Brookes joins us to discuss the ever-changing world of news and media.
Tom W. Bell joins us for a Live Free Thoughts to talk about the emerging trend of private start up governments.
John Samples joins us to discuss how the Trump presidency is challenging America’s institutions.
Emma Ashford gives us a primer on Saudi Arabia, the oil-rich Middle Eastern nation that is one of the last remaining absolute monarchies in the world.
David Kopel joins us again to discuss firearms, gun violence, mass shootings, and whether a gun-free America is possible or desirable.
George Selgin joins us again on Free Thoughts for a conversation about the origins and role of the Federal Reserve.
We talk about the freedom of speech in the internet era. How has the shift to digital communication changed interpretations of the 1st Amendment?
Michael Strong joins us this week to talk about the role that capitalism and social entrepreneurship play in alleviating global poverty.
We discuss 4 pathological policy regimes that are responsible for the slow growth & inequality that’s plagued the US economy.
Dr. Frank of The Mr. T Experience joins us to talk about the politics of punk rock. What is punk rebelling against? Is it inherently political?
Charles J. Sykes joins us this week for a discussion on the origins of the populist, pro-Trump Right.
Elizabeth Anderson joins us to talk about her new book, Private Government: How Employers Rule Our Lives (and Why We Don’t Talk About It).
Saying people have a right to health care is based on a conceptual confusion.
Brock Cusick joins us this week to talk about bitcoin and the decentralized blockchain technology that bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies run on.