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Patri Friedman on Return of City States, Rene Girard, and Economic Freedom Zones

David Gornoski sits down with economist and venture capitalist Patri Friedman, founder of Pronomos and the Seasteading Institute, for an exploration of liberty and the future of governance in our time. Will we see a return to local city-states and private enterprise zones around the world? Patri says that the Seasteading project, which is very […]

Mark Sunwall: School and Medical Insights from Ivan Illich

David Gornoski examines how the Democrats, in their mimetic obsession over Trump, have revealed the insanity of the whole political enterprise. Plus, economist and anthropologist Mark Sunwall joins the show to talk about Ivan Illich’s Deschooling Society and Good Samaritan analysis for the modern world. Sunwall thinks Illich, especially in his criticism of the education […]

Classic Interviews: David Bentley Hart On The Politics Of Jesus

In 2018, David Gornoski sat down with eminent theologian David Bentley Hart who had just released his translation of the New Testament. The two discussed and sparred over topics such as property rights, victimless crimes, jury nullification and socialism. Watch the video above to relive that interview. Syndicated writer, radio host, and A Neighbor’s Choice […]

Jon Miltimore On Socialism And Cuomo’s Nursing Home Policy

FEE managing editor Jon Miltimore joins David Gornoski to discuss Andrew Cuomo’s disastrous nursing home policy and its failure in protecting the elderly from the COVID-19 virus. The conversation starts with the search for a grand narrative and then moves to the question of socialism and the false assumption that Jesus was a socialist. The […]

Julia Song’s Escape From Socialism, Ryan McMaken on Lockdowns

Activist and commentator Julia Song talks about her escape from socialism in her mother country and the warning signs here in America. Plus, the senior editor of Mises.org Ryan McMaken goes through the latest news on the government’s reaction to the COVID-19 crisis. All this and more on A Neighbor’s Choice! Original airdate: April 23, […]