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The Political Orphanage

Mar 24, 2022

Scuzzy businesses routinely try to regulate away competitors so they don’t have compete in a free and open market. Those cads!

Justin Pearson of the Institute for Justice joins to discuss the many ways in which dubious characters use the power of the state to stifle competition.

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Mar 17, 2022

Are you a Liberal or a Realist when it comes to geopolitics? This episode is a crash course in International Relations Theory: What is the fundamental nature of conflict between states? Naked power, relationships, or a clash of ideas? By the end of today’s program, you’ll grasp the fundamentals of IR Theory.


Mar 10, 2022

As the situation in Ukraine continues to escalate, it's important to keep our tribal impulses in check, and ensure we remain level-headed and credulous when everyone gets excited and starts bandwagoning.

Mar 2, 2022

Michael Weiss joins the show to discuss Russia’s “Potemkin Military” and how a pratfall invasion coupled with global pariah status could lead to Putin's downfall.

Michael Weiss on How Putin Thinks:

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Mar 1, 2022

Jen Briney of "Congressional Dish" joins to discuss sanctions, economic warfare, and the underlying rationale for Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

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