Jason Kuznicki joins us for a meeting of Cato’s informal book club, where we discuss Auberon Herbert’s essay “The Ethics of Dynamite.”
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.
Ilya Somin asks, “What happens in a democracy when voters don’t know what they’re voting for or against?”
Ben Jones asks, “Does the death penalty play a legitimate role in justice?”
Mark LeBar joins us for a discussion on justice. What does it mean to call justice a virtue? How did the ancient Greeks see the virtue of justice?
Alex Nowrasteh joins us at the International Students for Liberty Conference, where an audience of students asks questions about immigration.
Arnold Kling thinks there’s more to talking about politics than the angry yelling shows on TV and the radio.
Brink Linsdey joins us for a conversation about income inequality. Is there something wrong with some people earning more or less than others?
Jerry Taylor joins us for a discussion on environmental protection and energy use.
Elizabeth Anderson joins us this week to talk about egalitarianism. Should we be concerned about an equal distribution of resources in a society?
Gene Healy joins us to talk about the growing power of the Executive Branch. What are the President’s actual duties according to the U.S. Constitution?
Scott Winship joins us to discuss Thomas Piketty’s newest book,Capital in the Twenty-First Century.
Jonathan Blanks joins Aaron and Trevor to talk about the relationship between African-Americans and the state.
Is there anything to the argument that “socialism would work if we were just better people” and had perfect information?
Walter Olson joins Aaron and Trevor to discuss the evolution of discrimination law in the American legal system.
Megan McArdle says that recognizing failure—and in some cases embracing it—is a crucial part of what makes American culture, markets, and society successful.
Doug Bandow joins us to talk about the relationship between libertarianism and Chrisitanity.
Neal McCluskey joins us for a conversation about public education in America. How did it begin? And why doesn’t it work as well as we want it to?
Clark Neily joins us for a discussion on judicial engagement and judicial abdication.