Ben Powell, author of Out of Poverty: Sweatshops in the Global Economy , talks myth and fact about sweatshops.
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Ep. 125 Private Governance
Are there non-governmental solutions to common problems? Edward Stringham, author of the forthcoming Private Governance (Oxford University Press), joins Tom.
Ep. 124 Live Free
Amanda Billyrock talks cryptocurrency, the Free State Project, social media, women in libertarianism, and standing up to the cops.
Ep. 123 Climate Change and Liberty
Is climate change real? If so, how would libertarians handle it? Plus, why slavery can’t long exist on a free market. Bob Murphy joins Tom.
Ep. 122 What Happened to Our Food?
Joel Salatin joins Tom to talk about food, nature, and the state. Check out his books, which include Folks, This Ain’t Normal: A Farmer’s Advice for Happier Hens, Healthier People, and a Better World and Everything I Want to Do Is Illegal: War Stories from the Local Food Front .
Ep. 121 The Dangers of Common Core
What’s wrong with the Common Core education standards? James Pesta, professor of literature at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, explains.
Ep. 120 The Passion of Bradley Manning
Tom talks to Chase Madar, author of The Passion of Bradley Manning . Check out Chase’s article “ The Anti-Warrior ,” plus his archives at The American Conservative and The Nation .
Ep. 119 The Environment and the Market
Walter Block discusses how environmental protection and the market economy can work in harmony.
Ep. 118 Boom and Bust: The Cause
Professor David Howden gives an overview of Austrian business cycle theory, and replies to common objections.
Ep. 112 Carol Paul Answers Your Questions
Tom talks to Carol Paul.