Matthew Larosiere joins us to discuss how his interest in the design and development of weapons is controversial.
Aaron Ross Powell
Aaron Ross Powell is Director and Editor of Libertarianism.org, a project of the Cato Institute. Libertarianism.org presents introductory material as well as new scholarship related to libertarian philosophy, theory, and history. He is also co-host of Libertarianism.org’s popular podcast, Free Thoughts. His writing has appeared in Liberty and The Cato Journal. He earned a JD from the University of Denver.
Rob Schenck joins us to discuss how his career in the evangelical world morphed into continued political engagement.
Chris Edwards joins us to discuss the politics that goes into attempting to streamline the federal budget to minimize the federal deficit.
Matthew J. Moore discusses how Buddhism may align with libertarian tendencies; most importantly the need to think for yourself.
Do enough people benefit from public transit considering the amount of money poured into these politically-driven transportation endeavors?
Artificial intelligence is here and changing our daily lives, but should we be concerned about the prospect of a hostile and hyper-intelligent AI?
Is the United States the most fearful country in the world?
P.J. O’Rourke offers comedic relief about the state of our politics from his unique journalistic perspective influenced by the “sunshine” of the 1960s.
Jesse Norman leads our discussion of Adam Smith as the the father of both economics and social psychology.
Sahar Khan explains the history of Pakistan, & its’ relationship with the U.S., from its designation as independent from Great Britain in 1947.
Aaron Ross Powell, Tom G. Palmer, and Sloane Frost each answer the question “Why Liberty?” in this Cato Student Forum.
Kevin Vallier joins us to talk about his Arguments for Liberty chapter on the ethical system of John Rawls. Does Rawls have value for libertarians?
Christopher Freiman joins us to talk about his Arguments for Liberty chapter on utilitarianism. What’s the utilitarian argument for libertarianism?
Jason Kuznicki joins us to discuss the chapter he wrote on Immanuel Kant for our new book, Arguments for Liberty.
This week we discuss the implications of law enforecement’s ability to access genetic information from DNA databases like Ancestry and 23&Me.
Grant Babcock joins us this week to talk about an essay he wrote in defense of natural rights-based libertarianism.
John Samples joins us on the show for a discussion on the relationship between money and political speech.
Julian Sanchez joins us for a discussion on the political philsophy of Robert Nozick.