Lew and Tom discuss Trump, Fiorina, Paul, Bush, Kasich, Rubio, Carson, etc., in this rousing debate analysis that won’t be like what you heard on CNN. About the Guest Lew Rockwell is publisher of LewRockwell.com , and founder and chairman of the Mises Institute . Sponsor The Jason Stapleton Program is… Read More
Archives for September 2015
Ep. 491 Queen of Chaos: The Misadventures of Hillary Clinton
Diana Johnstone, a frequent contributor to CounterPunch.org , takes aim at Hillary’s hawkish foreign policy and the wreckage she’s left everywhere. About the Guest Diana Johnstone is an author focusing on European politics and Western foreign policy, and is the author of Fools’ Crusade: Yugoslavia, Nato, and Western Delusions . Special Offer Ebates rewards… Read More
Ep. 490 The Neoconservatives: Jacobins, Not Conservatives
There’s nothing conservative about the neoconservative worldview, says Professor Claes Ryn, author of the withering study The New Jacobinism. We get into the weeds of the neoconservative phenomenon in this provocative discussion. About the Guest Claes Ryn is professor of politics at the Catholic University… Read More
Ep. 489 How the Sheriff Can and Must Protect Against Federal Overreach
I’ve written and spoken quite a bit about nullification , but my guest today, Sheriff Richard Mack, says it’s also up to the local sheriff to prevent federal officials from harassing citizens. This one’s a must-listen for sure! About the Guest Richard Mack was sheriff of… Read More
Contra Krugman — Podcast with Bob Murphy and Tom Woods!
It’s nearly here. Check out our promo video below, and then check out our landing page, which will soon be the show page, at ContraKrugman.com .
Ep. 488 Welfare Economics: Rothbard Was Right
One of the areas of economics to which Murray Rothbard contributed significantly is known as welfare economics. As we explain in this episode, it deals with how we can determine whether utility (individual or “social,” properly understood) has been increased. Rothbard’s analysis led him to… Read More
Ep. 487 Four Years of College, Tons of Debt, and No Job: Here’s the Alternative
It’s easy to say college is overpriced and unnecessary for some people, but what exactly do we expect people to do? Isaac Morehouse and his company, Praxis, have a tremendous answer. About the Guest Isaac Morehouse is founder and CEO of Praxis . Guest’s Book The Future of School: Reimagining Higher Education for the Next Generation Sponsor… Read More
Ep. 486 The Syrian Refugee Crisis: What’s the Cause?
Country after country is scrambling to deal with the thousands of refugees pouring into Europe. But the neoconservatives are also taking the opportunity to argue that if only the West had intervened in Syria, the situation would never have deteriorated to this point. Daniel McAdams… Read More
Ep. 485 Jim Rogers on Central Banks, Investing, and Finding Your Niche
By popular demand and at long last, the great Jim Rogers joins the program today. We discuss China, India, Africa, the financial crisis of 2008, whether central banks have everything under control now, and how to decide where to put your money. About the Guest… Read More
Ep. 484 Liberty and the Abortion Controversy
The issue of abortion has divided libertarians from the very beginning. Stephen Wagner joins me to think through the issue as dispassionately as possible. About the Guest Stephen Wagner is executive director of Justice for All , which seeks to “train thousands to make abortion unthinkable for millions.”… Read More