Russell Muirhead joins us to discuss the difference between conspiracism and conspiracy theory and how it influences modern political discussions.
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.
Tyler Cowen joins us to discuss the value of work and how big businesses give people opportunities to feel fulfilled in their lives.
Eric Mack joins our show again to talk about common objections to libertarianism by dissecting John Rawls viewpoint.
WARNING this episode contains spoilers to most, if not all, Marvel movies, please listen with caution.
Christopher A. Preble joins us to discuss his new book; Peace, War, and Liberty: Understanding U.S. Foreign Policy, coming out April 30th, 2019.
Stephen Kinzer joins us to discuss an age-old question; What is America’s role in the world?
Phil Magness joins us to discuss the history of taxation in America, which sheds light on how we got to the convoluted system we have today.
Jonathan Blanks returns to discuss how versions of liberty were promoted by Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X during the Civil Rights Movement.
‘Forgotten America’ or ‘Alienated America’? Tim Carney joins us to discuss his book about the impact that strong communities have on people’s lives.
Do your beliefs fall on the libertarian thought spectrum?
If you try to prevent every possible danger in your child’s everyday life, they will never get a chance to grow up.
Paternalism, even the art of nudging people in the right direction, does not allow human beings to make their own individual decisions.
How far should we go to fight societal injustice?
If you make food that is indisputably safe, using appropriate methods, Linnekin argues that there is no need for the government to intervene.
Drug prohibition, which drives the black market, makes it harder for rational people to take advantage of drugs they find necessary, argues Jeff Miron.
Peter Van Doren joins us to discuss if Trump has actually kept his campaign promises of deregulation.
George Selgin joins us to discuss the role that the Federal Reserve played before, during, and after the 2008 financial crisis.
Jason Brennan elaborates on his thesis that “you possess the same right of self defense against government agents as you do against fellow civilians”.