Free Thoughts

A weekly show about politics and liberty, featuring conversations with top scholars, philosophers, historians, economists, and public policy experts. Hosted by Aaron Ross Powell and Trevor Burrus.

Episode List

How Mao Broke China (with Frank Dikötter)

47 min 23 sec – – Featuring: Trevor Burrus, Aaron Ross Powell, and Frank Dikötter

What is Liberalism? (with Helena Rosenblatt & Daniel Klein)

51 min 21 sec – – Featuring: Aaron Ross Powell, Jason Kuznicki, Daniel B. Klein, & Helena Rosenblatt

Being Nice and Self-Reliant: A New England Libertarianism (with Dan Moller)

43 min 31 sec – – Featuring: Aaron Ross Powell, Trevor Burrus, and Dan Moller

The Ascent of Jacob Bronowski (with Timothy Sandefur)

48 min 5 sec – – Featuring: Aaron Ross Powell, Trevor Burrus, and Timothy Sandefur

Talking Across Political Divides (with Arnold Kling)

52 min 9 sec – – Featuring: Aaron Ross Powell, Trevor Burrus, and Arnold Kling

Why is Populism So Popular? (with Tom Palmer)

47 min 18 sec – – Featuring: Trevor Burrus, Tom G. Palmer, and Aaron Ross Powell