Erik Voorhees joins Tom to discuss recent developments surrounding Bitcoin, and replies to objections to Bitcoin. Check out Erik’s article “ Bitcoin: The Libertarian Introduction ,” and follow him on Twitter .
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Tom asks veteran journalist Eric Margolis for an overview of the Afghanistan situation, from 2001 to today. Visit Eric at his website , and check out his most recent book American Raj: Liberation or Domination?: Resolving the Conflict Between the West and the Muslim World .
Tom talks to Mike Maharrey about the NullifyNSA campaign. Tom talks to the Tenth Amendment Center ‘s Mike Maharrey, author of Our Last Hope: Rediscovering the Lost Path to Liberty , about the NullifyNSA campaign. Visit the campaign’s site at Offnow.org .
Tom talks about the economic passages in Evangelii Gaudium of Pope Francis. On this topic check out Tom’s book The Church and the Market , which won first place in the books category of the 2006 Templeton Enterprise Awards.
What did people do before the welfare state? David Beito, professor of history at the University of Alabama and author of From Mutual Aid to the Welfare State: Fraternal Societies and Social Services, 1890-1967 , joins Tom to offer an answer.
Will Grigg discusses the origins of the growing U.S. police state, as well as recent outrages. Grigg is the author of several books, including Liberty in Eclipse: The Rise of the Homeland Security State . Follow his Pro Libertate blog , and listen to his weekly program at 10pm ET Saturday nights at LibertyRoundtable.com .
Brad Birzer, professor of history at Hillsdale College, talks about Russell Kirk, a central thinker of postwar conservatism, including his relationship with libertarianism. See Birzer’s recent article “ Seven Conservative Minds .” Professor Birzer is the author of J.R.R. Tolkien’s Sanctifying Myth: Understanding Middle Earth , American Cicero: The Life of Charles Carroll , and Sanctifying the World: The Augustinian Life and Mind of Christopher Dawson . He is co-founder of The Imaginative Conservative… Read More
Is there something fundamentally wrong with the U.S. economy? Bob Murphy explains. Bob is the author of The Politically Incorrect Guide to Capitalism , The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Great Depression and the New Deal , and other books, and he blogs at Free Advice .