Podcasts

Podcast: Charles Murray, February 4, 2015

February 6, 2016

February 4, 2015 – Charles Murray American Enterprise Institute senior fellow. On his new book, By the People: Rebuilding liberty without permission. Essays & videos: tiny.cc/CMurray Gene Epstein moderates  

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Richard A. Epstein and Michael Huemer

October 27, 2015

  October 1, 2015 – Oxford-style debate: Richard A. Epstein & Michael Huemer “A government that performs its fundamental functions is preferable to a system of anarcho-capitalism in which these functions are privatized.” Epstein takes positive. A law professor New York University & U. Chicago. www.tiny.cc/eTweet Huemer takes negative. Professor philosophy University of Colorado, Boulder. His […]

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Podcast: Adrian Bejan on constructal law, Sept 3, 2015

September 5, 2015

September 3, 2015 – Adrian Bejan inventor of constructal law. His background and awards: www.tiny.cc/aBejan. He says this is the easiest explanation of constructal law: www.tiny.cc/Explain – On his book, Design in Nature: How the constructal law governs evolution in biology, physics, technology, & social organizations  

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NYC Junto Podcast –David Kelley 2015

September 3, 2015

David Kelley Founder and chief intellectual officer of The Atlas Society. He’s been an active proponent of Objectivism for over 25 years.   August 6, 2015 – Ayn Rand: The new wave of myths and misrepresentations about her     Objectivism is Ayn Rand’s philosophy, which was set forth in her novel “Atlas Shrugged,” and her non-fiction […]

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NYC Junto Podcast – Debate: Thomas Donnelly Vs Christopher Preble 2015

August 3, 2015

Thomas Donnelly and Christopher Preble “Sustaining American security, freedom, and prosperity will require a greater assertion of geopolitical leadership and military power” Thomas Donnelly Defense, security analyst, American Enterprise Institute www.tinyurl.com/oxtdmbb Christopher Preble VP for defense and foreign policy studies at the Cato Institute. His blog post www.tiny.cc/Pre   Donnelly takes the positive. He’s defense, security policy analyst, American Enterprise Institute. […]

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NYC Junto Podcast – Janine Wedel on her book “Unaccountable: How elite power brokers corrupt our finances, freedom, and security” 2015

June 7, 2015

June 4, 2015 – Janine Wedel on her book “Unaccountable: How elite power brokers corrupt our finances, freedom, and security” professor in the School of Policy, Government and International Affairs at George Mason University. www.tiny.cc/jWedel    

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NYC Junto Podcast – Casey Mulligan on his book “Side Effects: The economic consequences of Obamacare” 2015

May 26, 2015

Casey Mulligan University of Chicago economist. His blog is “Supply and Demand (in that order)”: www.tiny.cc/caseyM May 7, 2015 Casey Mulligan on his book “Side Effects: The economic consequences of Obamacare”   Spending on health care has grown faster than the economy. Millions pay a significant portion of their income so they and their families […]

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NYC Junto Podcast – Jason Riley “Please Stop Helping Us: How liberals make it harder for blacks to succeed” 2015

April 14, 2015

Jason Riley Wall Street Journal editorial board member, on his book “Please Stop Helping Us: How liberals make it harder for blacks to succeed”     Gene Epstein’s review in Barron’s: www.tiny.cc/Jriley

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NYC Junto Podcast – Debate: Nina Teicholz & John Mackey 2015

March 9, 2015

March 5, 2015 – Debate: Nina Teicholz & John Mackey “An animal foods/low-carb centered diet is unhealthy compared with a 90+% plant-based diet that excludes sugar and refined grain products.” – Teicholz takes the negative and Mackey takes the affirmative.     Teicholz, an investigative reporter, spent nine years researching nutrition science for her book “The Big Fat Surprise: […]

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NYC Junto Podcast – Benjamin W. Powell “Out of Poverty: Sweatshops in the global economy” Feb. 2015

February 9, 2015

February 5, 2015 – Benjamin W. Powell Out of Poverty: Sweatshops in the global economy   He’s Free Market Institute director, Texas Tech University. In 2013 he joined Texas Tech as director of the Free Market Institute and to teach in the Rawls College of Business. Before Texas Tech he was associate professor of economics at Suffolk […]

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NYC Junto Podcast – Andrew Bernstein’s “Introduction to Objectivism” Jan. 2015

January 9, 2015

January 1, 2015: Andrew Bernstein His talk “Introduction to Objectivism” is based on his book “Objectivism in One Lesson: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Ayn Rand“     He’s a philosopher, novelist and radical for laissez-faire capitalism. He’s taught philosophy at SUNY Purchase, Marist College, Hunter College, SUNY New Paltz and other NY-area universities. He was […]

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NYC Junto Podcast – Donald J. Boudreaux: “Half-Wits and Hypocrites: 2013-2014” Dec. 2014

December 15, 2014

December 4, 2014 – Donald J. Boudreaux Half-Wits and Hypocrites: 2013-2014 He’s senior fellow Mercatus Center, and professor economics George Mason University chair, study of free market capitalism, Mercatus Center. His most recent book is “Hypocrites & Half-Wits: A Daily Dose of Sanity from Cafe Hayek” www.tiny.cc/Sanity     Excerpt from Gene Epstein’s Barron’s review: “Is […]

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NYC Junto Podcast – Bryan Caplan: “The Case Against Education” Nov. 2014

November 19, 2014

November 6, 2014 – Bryan Caplan The Case Against Education Bryan Caplan is professor of economics at George Mason University and senior scholar at the Mercatus Center. He’s the author of “The Myth of the Rational Voter: Why Democracies Choose Bad Policies,” named “the best political book of the year” by the New York Times, and “Selfish Reasons […]

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NYC Junto Podcast – Peter Schuck, October 2014

October 17, 2014

Peter Schuck – Why Government Fails So Often – And how it can do better. From healthcare to workplace conduct, the federal government manages more of our lives. The consequence is a threat to government legitimacy. Examples of how to right the foundering ship of state. Yale law professor. Information and his visit to The Daily […]

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NYC Junto Podcast – George Meegan, September 2014

September 17, 2014

September 4, 2014 – George Meegan The Longest Walk: The record of our world’s first crossing of the entire Americas Adventurer, lecturer, school reformer & world traveller. He went from Tierra del Fuego, So. America to Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, 19,019 miles, in 2,425 days…shot at, chased by a one-legged gaucho & traversed impassable Darien Gap. www.bit.ly/GMeegan […]

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NYC Junto Podcast – Gene Epstein, August 2014

September 3, 2014

Gene Epstein The Junto moderator, the economics editor and books editor of the Barron’s weekly business magazine and author of Econospinning: How to read between the lines when the media manipulate the numbers: www.tiny.cc/Econo   Gene Epstein speaks about The Piketty Phenomenon: What the popularity of “Capital in the Twenty-First Century” tells us about capitalism in […]

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NYC Junto Podcast – Tyler Cowen, July 2014

July 15, 2014

July 3, 2014 – Tyler Cowen His most recent book is Average Is Over: Powering America beyond the age of the great stagnation. Prof. econ. George Mason U. & Center for the Study of Public Choice, dir. Mercatus Center. He’s spoken at Junto many times. He writes daily for his blog Marginal Revolution: www.tiny.cc/MarRev. His personal site […]

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NYC Junto Podcast – Robert Begley’s “Man the Hero” June 2014

June 11, 2014

Thursday, June 5 Robert Begley: “Man the Hero: In New York History.” Robert Begley Founder www.tiny.cc/NYheros, judges “Anthem” and “Fountainhead” essay contests for the Ayn Rand Institute, writes for The Objective Standard Blog: www.tiny.cc/Begley   About Junto, 0.00 Gene Epstein, 1.25 Community Announcements, 10.58 Vic, 15.08 Robert Begley, 33.46

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NYC Junto Podcast – William Easterly, May 1, 2014

May 20, 2014

Professor William Easterly discusses his new book, The Tyranny of Experts: Economists, dictators, and the forgotten rights of the poor. Junto, May 1st, 2014. William Easterly NYU prof. econ. www.williameasterly.org

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