Free Thoughts

Cato Institute

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.

50:14 | Jan 31st

Bobby Duffy draws on his research into public perception across more than forty countries, offering a sweeping account of the stubborn problem of human delusion: how society breeds it, why it will nev...Show More
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46:12 | Jan 24th

Yuval Levin joins the show to discuss how the left and right alike respond with populist anger at our institutions that seem to be failing the American people.

50:09 | Jan 17th

Peter Van Doren, a self-proclaimed science nerd, comes back to the show today to talk about the role of science in the policy world.

41:40 | Jan 10th

Terence Kealey joins the show today to talk about how the government is nearly the single buyer of scientific research.
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