Emma Ashford gives us a primer on Saudi Arabia, the oil-rich Middle Eastern nation that is one of the last remaining absolute monarchies in the world.
Trevor Burrus is a research fellow at the Cato Institute’s Center for Constitutional Studies. His research interests include constitutional law, civil and criminal law, legal and political philosophy, and legal history. His work has appeared in the Vermont Law Review, the Syracuse Law Review, and the Jurist, as well as the Washington Times, Huffington Post, and the Daily Caller. He holds a BA in Philosophy from the University of Colorado at Boulder and a JD from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law.
John Samples joins us to discuss how the Trump presidency is challenging America’s institutions.
Bryan Caplan gives us the case against traditional education.
Robert Whaples joins us for a conversation on the Pope’s earnest call to build a caring society.
Jay Schweikert and Clark Neily join us for a conversation on law enforcement and accountability.
Timothy Sandefur joins us for a conversation on Frederick Douglass.
John Hasnas joins us this week to discuss the evolutionary process of common law.
Will Duffield joins us again to discuss Cambridge Analytica and the future of social media.
Alex Nowrasteh joins us today to discuss the state of immigration in President Trump’s America.
Steve Horwitz joins us to debunk some global myths about economics.
Todd Zywicki explains how the American banking system is regulated to the point where there is no room or even hope for innovation.
Jason Brennan elaborates on his thesis that “you possess the same right of self defense against government agents as you do against fellow civilians”.
How is ISIS different from Al Qaeda and other terror groups? Does it pose an existential threat to the Western world?
Peter Van Doren joins us again to discuss his time on jury duty.
James Stacey Taylor asks why it is that we seem to be comfortable with the idea of buying and selling some things, but not others.
Peter Van Doren joins Aaron and Trevor to answer questions about market failure and the provision of public goods.
Tom Palmer joins us for a discussion on the two most common philosophical justifications for libertarianism: consequentialism and rights-based theories.
Matt Welch and Nick Gillespie join Trevor Burrus and Jason Kuznicki for a freewheeling discussion about the modern political scene in America.