Calls to regulate social media in the public interest fail to grapple with the messy details of policymaking, or the disparate desires of internet users
Dr. Ryan Neuhofel joins us to discuss what direct primary care is and how it could benefit you and your family.
The Loco-Focos were out there leading the young America cultural movement: integrating Whigish abolitionism, even when Van Buren had left them behind.
Confused about where Jordan Peterson fits into the political landscape? Just ask F.A. Hayek.
Chris Edwards joins us to discuss the politics that goes into attempting to streamline the federal budget to minimize the federal deficit.
By moving beyond a basic understanding of correlation & causation, we, & the AI systems we design, can better understand why things happen.
A tale of two Chinas, the country leapfrogs the US in tech adoption when activists use blockchain to undermine the “Great Firewall of China”
Smith explains the thinking of James Birney when he liberated his slaves.
Our conversation about how all history is revisionist and open to creativity with Michael Douma continues this week.
Democratic socialism isn’t the same as autocratic communism, but there are problems with socialism that democracy can’t solve.
Rob Schenck joins us to discuss how his career in the evangelical world morphed into continued political engagement.
Blocking is an easy way to hide disagreement, but doesn’t do much to end it, and scales poorly.
This week we discuss the implications of law enforecement’s ability to access genetic information from DNA databases like Ancestry and 23&Me.
Michael Douma joins us for the first part of a two-part series to discuss how we should see the past as as an interpretative history.
Smith discusses Birney’s eventual opposition to the American Colonization Society and why he embraced abolitionism instead.
The modern state is a contingent historical development, born in blood—not a permanent or inevitable feature of human society.
Matthew Larosiere joins us to discuss how his interest in the design and development of weapons is controversial.
One Year After Charlottesville’s “Unite The Right” Riots: Following Karl Popper, We Should Tolerate Intolerance, Within Reason
Contra Popper’s virally optimized doppelgangers, the paradox of tolerance demands forbearance and restraint.