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Episode 152: Against Democracy (with Jason Brennan)

Aaron Ross Powell: Welcome to Free Thoughts from Libertarianism.org and the Cato Institute. I’m Aaron Powell. Trevor Burrus: And I’m Trevor Burrus. Aaron Ross Powell: Joining us today is Jason Brennan. Aaron Ross Powell: Welcome to Free Thoughts from Libertarianism.org and the Cato Institute. I’m Aaron Powell. Trevor Burrus: And I’m Trevor Burrus. Aaron Ross Powell: Joining us today is...

Episode 129: Hume and the Politics of Enlightenment (with Thomas W. Merrill)

Aaron Powell: Welcome to Free Thoughts from Libertarianism.org and the Cato Institute. I’m Aaron Powell. Matthew Feeney: And I’m Matthew Feeney. Aaron Powell: Joining us today is Thomas Merrill. He’s associate Professor of Government and Associate Director of the Political Theory Institute at American University. He’s also authored the new book, Hume and the Politics of Enlightenment from Cambridge University...

Episode 154: Insights from a Theory of Entangled Political Economy (with Richard E. Wagner)

Trevor Burrus: Welcome to Free Thoughts from Libertarianism.org and the Cato Institute. I’m Trevor Burrus. Aaron Ross Powell: And I’m Aaron Powell. Trevor Burrus: Joining us today is Richard E. Wagner, the Hobart L. Harris Professor of Economics at George Mason University. His new book is Politics as a Peculiar Business: Insight from a Theory of Entangled Political Economy. Welcome...

How to Talk About Politics with People Who Disagree with You

When it comes to politics, Americans are split into tribes. Progressives, conservatives, and libertarians each speak a different language. And the language that resonates with one tribe, falls flat with the others. Progressives denounce oppression, and accuse others of failing to do so. Conservatives denounce barbarism, and accuse others of failing to do so. And libertarians denounce coercion, and accuse...

Free Thoughts, Ep. 205: Ten Things Political Scientists Know That You Don’t (with Hans Noel)

Trevor Burrus: Welcome to Free Thoughts. I’m Trevor Burrus. Joining me today is Hans Noel, the associate professor at Georgetown University. He is the author of “Political Ideologies and Political Parties in America” from Cambridge University Press. He has also authored many articles, one of which is the subject of today’s episode, “10 Things Political Scientists Know That You Don’t”,...

Free Thoughts, Ep. 254: Was the Buddha a Libertarian? (with Matthew J. Moore)

Welcome to free thoughts. I’m Aaron Powell and I’m Trevor Burrus joining us. Today is Matthew J Moore? He’s an associate professor of political science at California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo An author of Buddhism and political theory. Welcome to free thoughts Thanks so much for having me. We’ll start with Who was the Buddha that’s a...