In this weekly podcast series, Don Watkins, fellow at the Ayn Rand Institute, talks to a diverse range of guests about the welfare state crisis and what to do about it.
In this episode, I interview Manhattan Institute fellow Jared Meyer on the ride-sharing company Uber.
I interview R.J. Renza Jr., author of How Are You Not Angry Yet? How Social Security is Destroying the Futures, Finances and Hopes of Generations X, Y and Z and How We Can Put an End To It, on the vital need to end Social Security.
In this episode, I interview Lawrence W. Reed, president of the Foundation for Economic Education, on his new book Excuse Me, Professor: Challenging the Myths of Progressivism.
In this episode, I interview ARI distinguished fellow Peter Schwartz on paternalism, altruism, and the welfare state.
In this episode, I interview Jared Meyer, a fellow at the Manhattan Institute and co-author of Dishinhereted: How Washington Is Betraying America's Young on how the regulatory-welfare state is harming younger Americans.
In this episode of The Debt Dialogues, I interview Claremont Review of Books senior editor William Voegeli on his recent book The Pity Party: A Mean-Spirited Diatribe Against Liberal Compassion.
In this episode, I interview Steven Horwitz, Charles A. Dana Professor of Economics and department chair at St. Lawrence University, on his new paper “Inequality, Mobility, and Being Poor in America.”
In this episode of The Debt Dialogues, I interview Phillip Magness, a policy historian and Academic Program Director at the Institute for Humane Studies, on the empirical problems with Thomas Piketty's book on inequality, Capital.
In this episode of The Debt Dialogues, I interview Cato senior fellow Daniel J. Mitchell on the OECD's study claiming that inequality harms economic growth, and that redistributive policies to fight inequality don't.