Trevor Burrus's Interviews
Biden Moves to Begin the End of Cannabis Prohibition
The end of cannabis prohibition is long overdue. The Biden administration appears to recognize that, and is making substantial moves to bring that reality closer. Trevor Burrus discusses the importance of each of the President's directives. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Floods, Nuclear Power, and Wages (with Peter Van Doren)
The illustrious, ingenious, notorious PVD is back with us once again. Today, he and Trevor sit down to discuss dilemmas of flood damages following Hurricane Ian, the viability of subsidies for nuclear energy, and minimum wage increase’s effects on workers’ wages. Peter references the following: The National Flood Insur
Chasing the Scream: The First and Last Days of the Drug War (with Johann Hari)
We’re taking a break this week, but in the meantime, enjoy this treasure from the Free Thoughts vault with writer and journalist Johann Hari to discuss his book Chasing the Scream: The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs. In it, he seeks to answer questions such as; what was the U.S. government’s original motivatio
The Evolution of Everything: How New Ideas Emerge (with Matt Ridley) (Rerun)
We’re taking a break from new episodes for a couple of weeks, but in the meantime, enjoy this treasure from the Free Thoughts vault where Matt Ridley joins us t to discuss his book, The Evolution of Everything: How New Ideas Emerge (2015). In it, he theorizes that much of the order we see in the natural world and in hu
How Evil are Politicians? (with Bryan Caplan)
What is the difference between demagoguery and political strategy? It may be tough to tell, but Bryan Caplan, Professor of Economics at George Mason University and author of the new collection How Evil Are Politicians?: Essays on Demagoguery has a few ways to help tell the difference. Plus; what does Spiderman have to
Justice Before the Law (with Michael Huemer)
Is it true that, “an unjust law is no law at all?” Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.