9 episodes

How do you know what to think unless you are told? Sadly, most people don’t and are left to rely on biased news sources, political parties, and their social media peers. Libertarian-Conservative Commentator Hannah Cox has had enough. Join her as she works through major issues facing our society and walks listeners back through the root causes of problems. Along the way you’ll learn economics, history, public policy, sociology, and other foundational principles.

Learn how to think, instead of what to think…

BASED with Hannah Cox Hannah Cox

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How do you know what to think unless you are told? Sadly, most people don’t and are left to rely on biased news sources, political parties, and their social media peers. Libertarian-Conservative Commentator Hannah Cox has had enough. Join her as she works through major issues facing our society and walks listeners back through the root causes of problems. Along the way you’ll learn economics, history, public policy, sociology, and other foundational principles.

Learn how to think, instead of what to think…

    American Elections: Legally Rigged

    American Elections: Legally Rigged

    In Episode 8, Hannah tackles American elections - debunking the conspiracy theories of 2016 and 2020 while pointing to the real ways our power in the voting booth is diminished by the two major political parties.

    You don't need conspiracy theories, there's plenty of corruption in our government and much of it is codified.

    • 54 min
    The Problem with (American) Unions

    The Problem with (American) Unions

    In Episode 7 of BASED, Hannah Cox explains the problems with American unions, why they aren't a free market entity, and the economic problems they create. Cox walks listeners through the history of organized labor's public policy and shows how unions often use government - or other third parties - to coerce membership, enrich themselves, and rig the system against the little guy.

    • 47 min
    I Don't Think You Know What Capitalism Is...

    I Don't Think You Know What Capitalism Is...

    Never has a word been more used and less understood. Republicans claim to support capitalism while passing policies that actually harm it. Democrats blame capitalism for problems created by their own government infringements on it.

    Hannah Cox is here to set the record straight. What defines free market policies, what have the results of those policies been historically, and is the United States actually a capitalist society? We break it down in Episode 6 of Based!

    • 47 min
    How Government and Big Ag Makes Us Unwell

    How Government and Big Ag Makes Us Unwell

    America is the wealthiest country in history, and yet we're unwell. Our obesity rates continue to outrank others and our life expectancy lags too. What if there's a reason for our poor outcomes?

    Episode 5 of BASED traces back public policy in agriculture and shows listeners how big government got in bed with the industry. We look at subsidies, corporate welfare, and other crony practices that harm independent farms, take advantage of unsuspecting consumers, and enrich the connected few.

    • 33 min
    How Government Hijacked the Free Healthcare Market

    How Government Hijacked the Free Healthcare Market

    People love to blame capitalism for the problems in our healthcare system. But that critique isn't even close to correct. Join Hannah Cox as she walks listeners through the ways the government first got involved in our healthcare system and shows how those policy decisions have led to our current crisis.

    • 42 min
    Gun Control and Its Racist History

    Gun Control and Its Racist History

    Join libertarian-conservative writer, commentator, and activist, Hannah Cox, as she walks listeners through the racist history of gun control in the United States, the failures of gun control in general, and the systemic racism people of color still suffer as a result of these policies.

    • 46 min

Customer Reviews

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67 Ratings

67 Ratings

SanjeevPert ,

A true free market proponent

Love the independent opinions that are thought through to their logical conclusions. Bonus - she hates on FDR in every podcast. A+

not blind ,

Beat podcast in recent memory

I’m so glad Hannah finally started this podcast. She’s absolutely brilliant and is exactly the kind of voice we need these days. This show is witty, funny, informative, and, most importantly, correct in the views it espouses. Do what you can to get this podcast into the ears of every young person you know. The next generation needs to hear it.

KAMR1313 ,

Fabulous podcast!

Hannah’s podcast is thought-provoking, entertaining, and filled with data, compellingly making the case for liberty and free-market capitalism. I look forward to every episode!

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