Ep. 62 Tough Questions for Progressives

Bob asks a series of tough (but fair, he hopes) questions for progressives, ranging from abortion to the minimum wage to climate change. . . . . . . . Mentioned in the Episode and Other Links of Interest: The NYT (front page) article discussing Obama’s “Secret Kill List.” The clip of Obama saying, “We tortured some…

Ep. 61 Julie Borowski Talks About YouTubing, the Fun and Fatigue of the Liberty Movement, and Her New Book for Children

Julie Borowski has a very popular YouTube channel producing funny videos that teach free-market economics and libertarian principles. She joins Bob to discuss her new children’s book, Nobody Knows How to Make a Pizza. . . . . . . . . . . Mentioned in the Episode and Other Links of Interest: Julie’s new book,…

Ep. 60 Bob Murphy Dissects Dave Chappelle’s New Special

Bob goes solo to analyze Dave Chappelle’s Netflix special, “Sticks & Stones.” Bob applauds one bit and criticizes another, but overall thinks Chappelle has done his duty as the court jester. . . . . Mentioned in the Episode and Other Links of Interest: Jon Stewart’s hilarious segments on Ron Paul and Paul Krugman. Dave…

Ep. 59 Marsha Enright Warns That Vouchers Will Ruin Private Schools

Marsha Familaro Enright founded the Council Oak Montessori School in Chicago, and is currently the President of “The Great Connections,” a gap-year program for students also located in Chicago. She has written on how education would work in a free society, and she warns that government voucher programs may backfire and ruin what independence private…

Ep. 58 Using World War I to Prove the Incompetence of State Militaries

Bob uses some samples from Dan Carlin’s amazing podcast, Hardcore History, to illustrate the flaws with State-provided military services. Bob concludes that minarchists have nothing to fear, and they should embrace the full vision of a voluntary society with no institutional coercion. . . . . Mentioned in the Episode and Other Links of Interest:…