Bill Kauffman, one of Tom’s favorite authors, talks about decentralism, localism, and how empire corrupts the soul. Check out Bill’s article archive at The American Conservative , and take a look at his latest book, Bye Bye Miss American Empire: Neighborhood Patriots, Backcountry Rebels, and their Underdog Crusades to Redraw America’s Political Map .
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Erik Voorhees joins Tom to review recent Bitcoin news.
Michael Huemer, professor of philosophy at the University of Colorado at Boulder, discusses his book The Problem of Political Authority: An Examination of the Right to Coerce and the Duty to Obey .
Ivan Eland, author of Recarving Rushmore: Ranking the Presidents on Peace, Prosperity, and Liberty , joins Tom to talk best and worst in the history of the presidency.
Historian Burt Folsom joins Tom to discuss Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal.
Bob Murphy joins Tom to discuss a popular article describing economic reforms that should help so-called millennials. No fallacy is left unsmashed.
Tom DiLorenzo, author of The Real Lincoln, joins Tom on Lincoln’s birthday to shed some light on the sixteenth president.
Do “public goods” require government intervention? Professor Fred Foldvary says no.
The Independent Institute’s Anthony Gregory talks about finding common ground with, and also uncovering the blind spots of, Left and Right.