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.
Michael Malice joins us to give a primer on the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. What’s North Korea like?
Early anarchist thinkers blurred the line between socialist and capitalist.
Augustine argued that religious persecution was justified when done in the interest of the salvation of those persecuted.
The New Orleans society we love so much today emerged out of separation, not peaceful coexistence.
Smith discusses some controversies over slavery during the framing of the Constitution, especially the three-fifths clause.
Hans Noel joins us this week to share ten insights into how politics, campaigns, and political parties work.
Spanish America was part of an empire in name. Missionaries expanded the frontier zone, but they never really controlled it.
Smith discusses some major controversies provoked by the debate over ratification of the U.S. Constitution.
William J. Watkins, Jr. joins us for a discussion on the Articles of Confederation and the ideas of the Anti-Federalists.
Anne Rathbone Bradley, James K. Galbraith, and Michael Munger talk about the power dynamics of the relationship between managers and employees, as featured in our new courtroom drama series, #FreedomOnTrial.
Anne Rathbone Bradley, James K. Galbraith, and Michael Munger discuss the effect minimum wage laws have on upward mobility for those at the bottom of the economic ladder, a concept featured in our new courtroom drama series, #FreedomOnTrial.
Anne Rathbone Bradley, James K. Galbraith, and Michael Munger discuss the economics behind minimum wage laws and the debate over income inequality. Both concepts are featured in our new courtroom drama series, #FreedomOnTrial.
Freedom on Trial is a courtroom drama that takes viewers into the heart of the everyday issues that arise when an employer’s desire to hire more employees runs into the barrier of minimum wage laws, and when the government’s plans to “solve” income inequality only makes things worse.
The slaves shipped to British North America were predominantly identified as Igbos from interior West Africa. Their stories deserve to be remembered.
Ryan M. Yonk joins us this week for a discussion about how we think about ecology and the environment.
Are all human beings merely economic maximizers? Can all human actions really be explained in terms of profit, loss, and calculation?
Grant Babcock joins us this week to talk about an essay he wrote in defense of natural rights-based libertarianism.