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Philosophy Podcasts

The Voluntaryist Voices podcast features lectures, interviews and audio essays by intellectual giants, past and present.

The Voluntaryist Voices podcast features lectures, interviews and audio essays by intellectual giants, past and present.

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United States

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The Voluntaryist Voices podcast features lectures, interviews and audio essays by intellectual giants, past and present.

Language:

English


Episodes

David Feige: The Untouchable Sex Offender Registry (1h28m)

8/6/2020
Post by Skyler J. Collins (Editor). This episode features an interview of lawyer, legal commentator, author, and filmmaker David Feige from 2017 by Thaddeus Russell, host of the Unregistered Podcast. The 800,000 registered sex offenders in the United States live under a totalitarian regime. They are legally barred from living in large portions of the country and denied access to employment, housing, and public spaces. Their movements and even their thoughts are monitored and controlled by...

Duration:01:28:15

David Beito: The Voluntary City & Mutual Aid Societies (41m)

8/1/2020
Post by Skyler J. Collins (Editor). This episode features a talk by historian and professor of history David Beito from 2010. He looks at the history of mutual aid and fraternal societies long before the welfare state replaced them.

Duration:00:41:05

Lenore Skenazy: Overparenting and Bad Public Policy (48m)

7/27/2020
Post by Skyler J. Collins (Editor). This episode features an interview free range kids activist, author, and syndicated columnist Lenore Skenazy from 2019 by Trevor Burrus and Aaron Powell, hosts of the Free Thoughts podcast. Should children ride the NYC subway by themselves? When did children stop having unsupervised and unstructured time? What did ‘strange danger’ do to change the way we parent? What are the consequences of over‐​parenting?

Duration:00:48:03

T.K. Coleman: Entrepreneurship As A Theory of Social Change (1h14m)

7/22/2020
Post by Skyler J. Collins (Editor). This episode features a talk by serial entrepreneur and education activist T.K. Coleman from 2016. "I want everyone to leave there feeling convinced that we have a tremendous amount of power to create a freer world without relying solely or primarily on politics. Moreover, I want them to have concrete and inspiring examples of how this is being done and how they can get involved."

Duration:01:13:53

Stephan Kinsella: Intellectual Property and Economic Development (1h0m)

7/17/2020
Post by Skyler J. Collins (Editor). This episode features a talk by libertarian theorist and patent attorney Stephan Kinsella from 2011. Kinsella looks at the effects of patents and copyrights on economic development.

Duration:01:00:00

Lawrence Reed: Challenging the Myths of Progressivism (1h6m)

7/12/2020
Post by Skyler J. Collins (Editor). This episode features a talk by President Emeritus of both the Foundation for Economic Education and the Mackinac Center for Public Policy Lawrence Reed from 2015. There's little truly "progressive" about Progressivism. True progress happens when humans are free, yet the Progressive agenda substantially diminishes freedom while promising the unachievable. Based on his 2015 book, Excuse Me, Professor, Reed tackles a number of the most common economic,...

Duration:01:05:48

Thaddeus Russell: Thoughts of a Renegade (1h11m)

7/7/2020
Post by Skyler J. Collins (Editor). This episode features an interview of post-academic historian and education entrepreneur Thaddeus Russell from 2017 by Nick Gillespie of the Reason podcast. Russell talks about discovering the Austrian School of economics only long after he left the academy, why actual Marxists hate postmodernism and why libertarians should love it, the insidious nature of America's Protestant work ethic, and how the Democrats are reviving the Cold War.

Duration:01:10:41

Nemo Sundry: Jordan B. Peterson Doesn’t Understand Childhood Suffering (37m)

7/2/2020
Post by Skyler J. Collins (Editor). This episode features a presentation by youth autonomy advocate and independent researcher Nemo Sundry from 2018. Sundry critiques Peterson's chapter on parenting from his book 12 Rules for Life, and contrasts it with parenting experts Shefali Tsabary, Alfie Kohn, and Peter Gray.

Duration:00:36:55

Walter Block: Defending the Drug Addict (12m)

6/27/2020
Post by Skyler J. Collins (Editor). This episode features an audio essay written by economics professor and Austro-libertarian Walter Block from 1976, and which comprises Chapter 5 of Defending the Undefendable.

Duration:00:11:30

Gloria Alvarez: The Power of Freedom for Latin America (38m)

6/22/2020
Post by Skyler J. Collins (Editor). This episode features a talk by economist and social activist Gloria Alvarez. She speaks passionately about issues facing Latin America and why an expansion of freedom would help bring about much needed change.

Duration:00:38:26

Alfie Kohn: Happy Kids, Better Relationships (33m)

6/17/2020
Post by Skyler J. Collins (Editor). This episode features an interview of education and parenting researcher, writer, and lecturer Alfie Kohn from 2016 by Neil Sattin of Relationship Alive! When it comes to parenting, rewards and punishments are an easy one-size-fits all approach that lets people go into auto-parenting, but unfortunately does more harm than good. While rewards and punishments may get the short term reactions we are looking for, there is a lot of research and evidence...

Duration:00:32:44

John Baeza: A View From the Frontline of the Drug War (30m)

6/12/2020
Post by Skyler J. Collins (Editor). This episode features a talk by former New York Police Department narcotics detective John Baeza from 2019. He speaks of his conversion from drug warrior to anti drug war warrior. Harrowing tales of undercover drug buys!

Duration:00:30:02

Randy Barnett: Polycentric Legal Orders (49m)

6/7/2020
Post by Skyler J. Collins (Editor). This episode features a talk by lawyer and legal theorist Randy Barnett from 1997. He speaks broadly on various methods of constraining state power including federalism and the separation of powers, the power of exit, and existing and theoretical polycentric legal orders. Barnett suggests that two simple rules must be present for polycentric orders to work: a “nonconfiscation principle,” and a “competition principle.”

Duration:00:49:03

Brett Veinotte: Alternatives to Schooling (2h19m)

6/2/2020
Post by Skyler J. Collins (Editor). This episode features an interview of educator and podcaster Brett Veinotte from 2017 by Thaddeus Russell, host of the Unregistered Podcast. Brett is the host and editor of the School Sucks Project. The School Sucks Project is a weekly podcast and web community dedicated to exposing the damaging effects of government school. Brett has spent more than 10 years working in private education in various capacities. They share their personal experiences with...

Duration:02:18:46

Flemming Rose: Censorship and Self-Censorship (1h34m)

5/28/2020
Post by Skyler J. Collins (Editor). This episode features a discussion with Danish journalist Flemming Rose from 2017. Twenty-five years ago, the pioneers of the Internet believed that they had created a tool to do away with censorship once and for all. Today, anyone with a smartphone is able to publish and communicate whatever they want, and yet, censorship still exists online. Just as the printing press, radio, and TV that came before it, while the Internet promised to be a breakthrough...

Duration:01:34:22

George Smith: The Moral Right to Resist Authority (56m)

5/23/2020
Post by Skyler J. Collins (Editor). This episode features a lecture by author and educator George H. Smith from 1996. Smith speaks generally on the moral right of resistance to government and particularly from the historical perspective of the American Revolution.

Duration:00:56:02

David Friedman: Should We Abolish Criminal Law? (42m)

5/18/2020
Post by Skyler J. Collins (Editor). This episode features a lecture by economics professor David Friedman from 2012. Friedman examines the differences between civil and criminal systems of law. He imagines what the U.S. legal system would look like if criminal law were dissolved -- that is, if the legal system was composed entirely of individuals bringing claims against each other. Friedman anticipates the problems raised by such a system and attempts to come up with solutions to the...

Duration:00:42:02

Marc Stevens: Undermining the Non-existent State (53m)

5/13/2020
Post by Skyler J. Collins (Editor). This episode features a talk by activist radio host and anarchist Marc Stevens from 2010. He talks about undermining the factually non-existent state by challenging any and all claims of jurisdiction, that their laws apply to anyone, anywhere.

Duration:00:53:19

Mary Ruwart: How Government Keeps Us Sick (40m)

5/8/2020
Post by Skyler J. Collins (Editor). This episode features an interview of chemist Mary Ruwart from 2018 by Jeff Diest, host of the Human Action podcast (formerly Mises Weekends). They discuss the sobering reality of our medical cartel, and what all of us must do in the fight for health freedom in the US. How does government thwart radical research that might eliminate cancer, HIV, and chronic diseases like diabetes? Who really funds the FDA? Why do doctors go along with it? Can we measure...

Duration:00:40:06

Robin Grille: Parenting for a Peaceful World (1h28m)

5/3/2020
Post by Skyler J. Collins (Editor). This episode features a talk by psychologist Robin Grille from 2015. Robin invites you on a journey that begins with the surprising and often shocking history and evolution of parenting. With the aid of recent revolutionary discoveries about early childhood development and the human brain, the history of childhood offers vital clues about the roots of human violence and social disharmony.

Duration:01:27:34