194 episodes

Words & Numbers touches on issues of Economics, Political Science, Current Events and Policy. Each Wednesday we'll be sharing a new Words & Numbers podcast featuring Antony Davies Ph.D and James Harrigan Ph.D talking about the economics and political science of current events.

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    • Education
    • 4.9, 218 Ratings

Words & Numbers touches on issues of Economics, Political Science, Current Events and Policy. Each Wednesday we'll be sharing a new Words & Numbers podcast featuring Antony Davies Ph.D and James Harrigan Ph.D talking about the economics and political science of current events.

    BONUS - Check Your Bias

    BONUS - Check Your Bias

    This week’s bonus episode is of Ant’s interview on the Check Your Bias podcast

    • 39 min
    Crossing the Police Line

    Crossing the Police Line

    In past episodes, we’ve discussed problems with policing including qualified immunity and the militarization of police. In this episode, we revisit the topic from the perspective of a former police officer.

    • 41 min
    BONUS - Check Your Bias

    BONUS - Check Your Bias

    This week’s bonus episode is of Ant’s interview on the Check Your Bias podcast

    • 32 min
    The Not So Secret Police

    The Not So Secret Police

    The Constitution leaves policing up to the states. There is no provision for a national police force. Yet, numerous federal policing bodies have emerged and now the federal government is employing them in Portland in a manner that is a disturbing reminder of other governments’ secret police forces.

    • 34 min
    BONUS - Uncompromised Talk

    BONUS - Uncompromised Talk

    This week Ant joins Ron Renaud of Uncompromised Talk.

    • 1 hr 10 min
    It’s a Conspiracy, Man!

    It’s a Conspiracy, Man!

    Conspiracy theories arise in part from our penchant for seeking patterns in random events and in part from our need to feel in control - to be able to explain the inexplicable. Some conspiracy theories are amusing, some will fool even skeptics, and some are dangerous.

    • 32 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
218 Ratings

218 Ratings

LibertyFan1468 ,

Logical and Rational

James and Antony take a logical and rational approach to complex issues. You won’t get this type of thoughtful analysis from mainstream outlets.

nicmart ,

Not inspired

Slick happy talk without much substance.

Huckleberryzen ,

Excellent Podcast

Just listened to #169 and loved it. These guys are brilliant and have strong opinions. They articulate their thoughts in a mindful and respectful way, it is a pleasure to listen to these guys. Listen :-)

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