Research scientist Dr. Mary Ruwart discusses the true effects of the lethal FDA, which we’re taught we couldn’t live without. Sponsor Away carry-ons and suitcases make the perfect gift, with a lifetime guarantee and 100-day trial. There’s a perfect size and color for everyone on… Read More
Archives for March 2018
Ep. 1123 What’s Happening in South Africa?
With talk of uncompensated expropriation of white landowners making international news, I thought it was a good time to speak to Ernst Roets, a staple of South African television and deputy CEO of Afriforum, to find out what’s going on. Sponsor Skillshare is an online… Read More
Blast From the Past
Ep. 1122 John Bolton: The Bad and the Ugly
Scott Horton joins me to discuss the views — on Iraq, North Korea, Russia, Afghanistan, and Iran — of John Bolton, who was recently tapped to replace H.R. McMaster as National Security Advisor. Check out this episode and you’ll be better briefed on the subject than pretty… Read More
Ep. 1121 The Mundane Truth About the Sherman Antitrust Act
Here’s how we learn about so-called landmark legislation in school: your wise public servants identified a problem, and then put their heads together in a disinterested, dispassionate way to solve it, and improve life for everyone. In fact, the real roots of legislation often turn… Read More
BONUS Ep. 1120 Behind the Scenes at Tom Woods, Inc.
I was recently a guest on the Six Figure Grind podcast with Kevin Geary, and we talked not about libertarianism but about how I run my little operation here. I hope you take some insights away from our conversation. Free eBook Mentioned 5 Paths to an Online Income Link Mentioned LibertyClassroom.com The Contra Cruise! Join… Read More
Ep. 1119 The Venezuelan Disaster
José Niño tells the real story of Venezuela: the problems before Chavez, the Chavez disaster, and what’s going on today. Plus: are any lessons being learned? Sponsor The State of Logic podcast, featuring libertarian Kevin Van Eekeren, looks at business, politics, current events, and more… Read More
Ep. 1118 Austrians Against the Mainstream: A Case Study
It’s a common neoclassical claim that people will prefer an income tax over an equivalent excise tax. This claim, though questionable, is perhaps less interesting than the method these economists use to reach it. In fact, this seemingly obscure question winds up illustrating a great… Read More
We Want Everyone (Except You) to Be Welcome, Say Progressives
In our weekly podcast Contra Krugman (which refutes one Paul Krugman column per week), co-host Bob Murphy and I have too much fun with the cruise promotion. When we want to segue into a plug for our annual cruise, we always begin with, “You know where you… Read More
Ep. 1117 Was the Vietnam War “Winnable”?
Some say the U.S. could have won the Vietnam War had there been more political will, or if this rather than that military strategy had been tried. Gareth Porter joins me to consider this question. Sponsor Harry’s razors, the official razors of the Tom Woods… Read More