George H. Smith discusses the mythological thinking that dominated Nazi ideology, as explained in Cassirer’s book The Myth of the State.
Presley discusses Albert Camus’s essay “Neither Victims nor Executioners.”
Radical Locofocoism was both implemented and watered down at the same time. New York’s Anti-Rent War and the Revolutionary Constitution of 1846.
What about our right to property?
Mike Munger joins us to discuss his new book and the future of the sharing economy.
George Smith discusses whether we should hold a philosopher responsible for how other philosophers use his or her ideas.
George H. Smith explores Rand’s contention that America was sliding down a slippery slope to fascism.
Frances Whipple was almost your standard aristocrat, heir to an elite family name; but through a life of radical activism she helped transform America.
In a parallel to Prohibition, the Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act will backfire by boosting demand for black market sex trafficking.
Diego Zuluaga joins us for a discussion on cryptocurrencies.
Smith examines and criticizes Richard Ashcraft’s arguments that Locke was significantly influenced by the Levellers.
The course of world history itself depended on the outcome of the Dorr War and the actions of early libertarian women like Ann Parlin.
Smith discusses some circumstances that led to the formation of the abolitionist Liberty Party in 1840.
The New York Times editorial board has it all wrong.
Dan Ikenson joins us to answer one important question: is the United States in a trade war?
Kuznicki draws a parallel between the “God of the Gaps” fallacy and how some people justify the state.
New technologies might help integrate communities living under local, customary property law into the global economy.
George H. Smith explains an important controversy about when the Two Treatises was written and the influence of the Levellers on Locke.