Tom Palmer comes back to the show to address the rise of authoritarian populism and what it means for the state of politics in the U.S.
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.
James Tooley joins the show today to discuss how low-cost private education is viable in the poorest communities in the world.
The underlying ideas articulated by National Conservatism are of value to libertarians to understand because they present a way of seeing the world that is a stark difference from the way we see it.
Robby Soave joins us to discuss his new book, Panic Attack: Young Radicals in the Age of Trump.
Milton Mueller joins us to discuss how social media is not a medical addiction that requires government intervention.
Steve Horwitz, a fan favorite, returns to the show to discuss how we should all be grateful for how much better the world has gotten in the last 1000 years.
Kevin Currie-Knight joins the podcast to talk about how different libertarian thinkers approached the issue of public education.
Paul and Matthew discuss the history of, and threats to, Section 230. Jennifer Huddleston rebuts the argument that Section 230 was a gift to big tech.
Christopher Coyne and Abigail Hall join us to discuss how foreign intervention and militarism affect domestic life.
Three reasons why the Buddha avoided the political implications of his ethical views.
Thank you for sticking with us through 300 episodes! Reminisce with us today as Nora Powell interviews Aaron and Trevor.
Diego Zuluaga joins the show today to discuss the latest on Libra, Facebook’s venture in cryptocurrency.
Daniel Okrent joins us to discuss how the “science” of eugenics was the basis of the rationale for the Immigration Act of 1924.
What does the government look like in a world of entirely just people? Chris Freiman helps us answer this question.
Stephen Davies joins us today to discuss how we live in a social and economic world that is fundamentally different from the one inhabited by our ancestors.
Have you been bombarded with robocalls? The average American is getting 22 calls per month and Ethan Garr joins us to discuss how he is trying to mitigate the pestering.
Future U.S. leaders should to adopt a policy of skepticism and restraint toward foreign movements that purport to embrace democracy, argues Ted Galen Carpenter.
Alexandra Natapoff joins us today to discuss how misdemeanors turn innocent people in to criminals.