Tom discusses child labor, working-hours legislation, the minimum wage, and how to tell your kids their textbooks are screwy.
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Scott Horton explains why the campaign against ISIS is counterproductive and makes no sense.
Redmond Weissenberger of the Ludwig von Mises Institute Canada talks health care, government spending, political correctness, and more.
Michael Huemer, a professor of philosophy at the University of Colorado at Boulder and author of The Problem of Political Authority: An Examination of the Right to Coerce and the Duty to Obey , explains the fallacies of the Hobbesian argument for government and discusses the problems of democracy.
Tom discusses the life of Murray Rothbard with Lew Rockwell, founder and chairman of the Mises Institute and publisher of LewRockwell.com . Check out Lew’s guide “ Read Rothbard ” and his latest book, Against the State: An Anarcho-Capitalist Manifesto .
Eric Peters of EricPetersAutos.com talks electric cars, government regulations, and how to get the best deal on a new car.
Linda Raeder, author of John Stuart Mill and the Religion of Humanity , discusses the iconic Mill’s little-known religious project.
Tom does another listener Q&A episode, discussing economics, the “perpetual union” of the Articles of Confederation, and his experiences in graduate school.