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Adam Smith said, "Science is the great antidote to the poison of enthusiasm and superstition." So join us for interviews with the leading experts on today's biggest issues to learn more about economics, policy, and much more.

The Great Antidote Juliette Sellgren

    • Government
    • 4.8 • 19 Ratings

Adam Smith said, "Science is the great antidote to the poison of enthusiasm and superstition." So join us for interviews with the leading experts on today's biggest issues to learn more about economics, policy, and much more.

    Randy Barnett on the 14th Amendment

    Randy Barnett on the 14th Amendment

    Randy E. Barnett, professor of constitutional law and Georgetown University and Director of the Georgetown Center for the Constitution, joins us this week to discuss (what else?) The Constitution of the United States, the 14th Amendment, the controversial 'Privileges and Immunities" clause, and what constitutional law might look like in the future.

    • 49 min
    Shikha Dalmia on Nationalism

    Shikha Dalmia on Nationalism

    Shikha Dalmia, columnist at the Week, and former senior analyst at Reason, joins us this week to discuss Nationalism, its history, and its rise in the modern world.

    • 45 min
    Megan McArdle on Failure

    Megan McArdle on Failure

    Megan McArdle, economic columnist at the Washington Post, joins us this week to discuss her ideas on personal failure, and why it is such an important and crucial part of development and growth.

    • 1 hr 12 min
    Nick Gillespie on Independents

    Nick Gillespie on Independents

    Nick Gillespie, author, journalist, and former editor-in-chief at Reason joins us this week to discuss libertarianism, elections, voting, and his book Declaration of Independents. 

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Sally Satel on Addiction

    Sally Satel on Addiction

    Sally Satel, M.D., psychiatrist, lecturer at the Yale University School of Medicine, and  Resident Scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, joins us this week to discuss the misguided perception of addiction, policies aimed at fighting addiction, and the future of public health.

    • 59 min
    Tim Carney on Cronyism

    Tim Carney on Cronyism

    Tim Carney, columnist at the Washington Examiner and Resident Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, joins us this week to discuss the Export-Import Bank (EXIM), corporate welfare, and all the forms of cronyism in the United States.

    • 1 hr 3 min

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