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Washington’s Five Tricks

featuring David Schoenbrod, Trevor Burrus, and Aaron Ross Powell on Oct 20, 2017

David Schoenbrod shares five specific tricks that politicians from both parties use to avoid public accountability.

Liberty Chronicles

The First Patriot Coalition

featuring Anthony Comegna on Oct 17, 2017

For every successful revolution there are maybe dozens that fail. For every 1776 there is a 1741.

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Is the Iran Deal a Good Deal?

featuring Trevor Burrus, Emma Ashford, and John Glaser on Oct 13, 2017

John Glaser and Emma Ashford join us this week to discuss the “Iran nuclear deal.” What is this deal—what did the US and Iran agree to?

Liberty Chronicles

Court & Country in the First British Empire

featuring Anthony Comegna on Oct 10, 2017

We’re inclined to look at 18th-century America and see the grand legacy of freedoms won, but what about the freedoms we lost?

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The Real James Buchanan

featuring Richard E. Wagner, Trevor Burrus, and Aaron Ross Powell on Oct 6, 2017

Richard E. Wagner joins us for a discussion on life and thought of James M. Buchanan, who was one of the founders of public choice theory.

Liberty Chronicles

The Isle of Rats: Colonial Mauritius

featuring Anthony Comegna on Oct 3, 2017

The liberal imagination is pleased by multicultural societies like Mauritius but its culture was built with violent sacrifice.

 
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The Slave Trade and the Constitution

by George H. Smith on Sep 29, 2017

Smith explains some features of the slave trade and the constitutional provision that it would not be banned in America for at least 20 years.

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North Korea 101

featuring Michael Malice, Trevor Burrus, and Aaron Ross Powell on Sep 29, 2017

Michael Malice joins us to give a primer on the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. What’s North Korea like?