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Future of Freedom is a podcast that explores the intersection of conservatism and libertarianism in today's society. On each episode we bring together guests who hold opposing viewpoints on a specific policy or cultural issue. We tackle a range of topics, from economic policies to social issues, and from foreign affairs to constitutional law. Our guests come from different backgrounds and have different beliefs, but they all share a commitment to the principles of freedom, individualism, and limited government.

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Future of Freedom is a podcast that explores the intersection of conservatism and libertarianism in today's society. On each episode we bring together guests who hold opposing viewpoints on a specific policy or cultural issue. We tackle a range of topics, from economic policies to social issues, and from foreign affairs to constitutional law. Our guests come from different backgrounds and have different beliefs, but they all share a commitment to the principles of freedom, individualism, and limited government.

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    Aparna Mathur & Rachel Greszler: Should the Federal Government Provide Paid Parental & Medical Leave?

    Aparna Mathur & Rachel Greszler: Should the Federal Government Provide Paid Parental & Medical Leave?

    On this episode of Future of Freedom, host Scot Bertram is joined by two guests with different viewpoints regarding federal paid parental and medical leave. First on the show is Aparna Mathur, Senior Manager in Economics at Amazon, former resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, and a former senior fellow at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government. Later, we hear from Rachel Greszler, Senior Research Fellow in the Roe Institute at the Heritage Foundation. You can find Aparna on X, formerly Twitter, at @aparnamath and find the Heritage Foundation at @Heritage.


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    • 32 min
    Courtney Joslin & Michael New: Should Contraceptive Access Be Expanded?

    Courtney Joslin & Michael New: Should Contraceptive Access Be Expanded?

    On this episode of Future of Freedom, host Scot Bertram is joined by two guests with different viewpoints regarding the expansion of access to contraceptives in the U.S. First on the show is Courtney Joslin, Resident Fellow and Senior Manager of the Project for Women and Families at RStreet. Later, we hear from Michael New, Assistant Professor of Social Research at the Busch School of Business at The Catholic University of America. You can find Courtney on X, formerly Twitter, at @courtneyatlas and find Michael at @Michael_J_New.


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    • 29 min
    James Carafano & Ivan R. Eland: What Role Should the U.S. Play in NATO?

    James Carafano & Ivan R. Eland: What Role Should the U.S. Play in NATO?

    On this episode of Future of Freedom, host Scot Bertram is joined by two guests with different viewpoints regarding the future of U.S. involvement in NATO. First on the show is James Carafano, Senior Counselor to the President at the Heritage Foundation and E.W. Richardson Fellow. Later, we hear from Ivan R. Eland, Senior Fellow at the Independent Institute and Director of the Independent Institute’s Center on Peace & Liberty. You can find James on X, formerly Twitter, at @JJCarafano and find Ivan at @Ivan_Eland.


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    • 35 min
    Corey DeAngelis & Robert Bortins: Should Conservatives Embrace Universal School Choice Policies?

    Corey DeAngelis & Robert Bortins: Should Conservatives Embrace Universal School Choice Policies?

    On this episode of Future of Freedom, host Scot Bertram is joined by two guests with different viewpoints regarding universal school choice and school vouchers. First on the show is Corey DeAngelis, senior fellow at the American Federation For Children, visiting fellow at Stanford’s Hoover Institution, and a member of the board of academic advisors for Classical Learning Test. Later, we hear from Robert Bortins, CEO of Classical Conversations and also a member of the board of academic advisors for Classical Learning Test. You can find Corey on X, formerly Twitter, at @DeAngelisCorey and find Classical Conversations at @ClassicalConv.


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    • 34 min
    Nick Gillespie & Charles Fain Lehman: How Should the U.S. Combat the Drug Crisis?

    Nick Gillespie & Charles Fain Lehman: How Should the U.S. Combat the Drug Crisis?

    On this episode of Future of Freedom, host Scot Bertram is joined by two guests with different viewpoints regarding the War on Drugs. First on the show is Nick Gillespie, editor at large at Reason and host of The Reason Interview. Later, we hear from Charles Fain Lehman, fellow at the Manhattan Institute and contributing editor at City Journal. You can find Nick on X, formerly Twitter, at @NickGillespie and Charles at @CharlesFLehman.


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    • 38 min
    Joshua Treviño & Ilya Somin: How Should the U.S. Respond to Mexican Cartels?

    Joshua Treviño & Ilya Somin: How Should the U.S. Respond to Mexican Cartels?

    On this episode of Future of Freedom, host Scot Bertram is joined by two guests with different viewpoints regarding the U.S. approach to Mexican cartels and the potential need to utilize military force. First on the show is Joshua Treviño, Chief of Intelligence and Research at the Texas Public Policy Foundation. Later, we hear from Ilya Somin, Professor of Law at George Mason University and the B. Kenneth Simon Chair in Constitutional Studies at the Cato Institute. You can find the Texas Public Policy Foundation on X, formerly Twitter, at @TPPF and Ilya at @IlyaSomin.


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    • 28 min

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