Matt Ridley joins us to talk about his new book, The Evolution of Everything: How New Ideas Emerge. How are new ideas adopted from the bottom up?
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.
Ilya Somin joins us to talk about the politics behind the galaxy’s most popular epic space fantasy franchise.
Flemming Rose talks about the decision to publish 12 cartoons featuring the prophet Mohammed in the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten in 2005.
Peter Van Doren joins us for a discussion about why environmental policy questions so often result in dueling scientific studies.
Sheldon Richman joins us to talk about the origins of the U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights. Why are these documents venerated by many libertarians?
Randal O’Toole joins us for a discussion on land usage, urban planning, public transit, transportation, and driverless cars.
Paul Sherman joins us for a discussion on free speech issues, particularly the right to political and occupational speech.
Jesse Walker joins us to talk about his book, The United States of Paranoia. What do the conspiracy theories we embrace say about us a society?
Paul D. Mueller joins us for a discussion on the life and ideas of the Scottish Enlightenment philosopher and pioneer of economic theory, Adam Smith.
Johann Hari joins us this week to discuss his recent New York Times best-selling book about the past, present, and future of drug prohibition.
Daniel Bier joins us for a discussion about conspiracy theories and skepticism’s place in libertarianism.
Deirdre N. McCloskey joins us to discuss her Bourgeois Era book series. Why are we so much wealthier now than at any other point in human history?
Roger Pilon joins us to discuss the United States’s founding documents and the philosophy of the men that drafted them.
Roger Pilon joins us again to give an outline of Constitutional jurisprudence from its signing in 1787 through the New Deal era and into modernity.
Arnold Kling joins us to talk about his new book, Specialization and Trade, which was recently published by Libertarianism.org.
Robby Soave joins us this week to discuss a disturbing new kind of censorship on American college campuses.
Jonathan Rauch joins us for a discussion on the current political landscape in America. Why are we seeing so many renegade political actors these days?
Steven Horwitz joins us for a discussion on family and how it has changed over the years. Where does classical liberalism fit into the conception of a family?