Free Thoughts

A weekly show about politics and liberty, featuring conversations with top scholars, philosophers, historians, economists, and public policy experts. Hosted by Aaron Ross Powell and Trevor Burrus. See for privacy and opt-out information.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 51m. Bisher sind 423 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 15 days 6 hours 30 minutes


How to Govern Internet Platforms (with Neil Chilson)

Neil Chilson joins the podcast to dissect all of the backlash against Big Tech.


 2021-08-06  48m

Libertarianism & Egalitarianism (with Daniel Shapiro)

Daniel Shapiro joins the podcast to discuss how egalitarianism and many forms of liberalism - should converge to reject central welfare state institutions.


 2021-07-30  51m

Where College Students Stand (With Clay Routledge and John Bitzan)

Clay Routledge & John Bitzan join the podcast to discuss how American college students feel about voicing their opinions.


 2021-07-23  49m

What is Neoliberalism? (with Kevin Vallier)

Kevin Vallier returns to the podcast to explain the components of neoliberalism.


 2021-07-16  53m

The Ideas of Thomas Sowell (with Jason Riley)

Jason Riley joins the podcast to discuss Thomas Sowells’ life work.


 2021-07-09  1h0m

Rise of the Warrior Cop (with Radley Balko)

For our 400th episode, Radley Balko returns to the show to discuss how the distinction between cop and soldier has been blurred in the last 40 years.


 2021-07-02  55m

Why Government Fails (with Chris Edwards)

Chris Edwards joins the show to discuss how the federal government can't seem to do anything right.


 2021-06-25  49m

Dissenters, Deserters, and Objectors to America’s Wars (with Chris Lombardi)

Chris Lombardi joins the podcast to discuss how dissenters and objectors to war are not new to the American political landscape.


 2021-06-18  45m

Seeking Truth in the Misinformation Age (with Jonathan Rauch)

Jonathan Rauch joins the podcast to discuss how America faces an uphill battle to distinguish fact from fiction.


 2021-06-11  49m

Getting Environmentalism Right (with Michael Shellenberger)

Michael Shellenberger joins the show to discuss how environmental alarmism is misguided.


 2021-06-04  50m