Thomas Sowell: Discrimination and Disparities (48m)

This episode features an interview of economist Thomas Sowell from 2018 by Dave Rubin, host of the Rubin Report podcast. They discuss his new book “Discrimination & Disparities” which challenges ideas related to economic outcome differences like discrimination, exploitation or genetics. They dive into Dr. Sowell’s upbringing and Marxist past, free speech on college campuses, the role of government, minimum wage laws, his experience as a conservative who happens to be black, and more.

Michael Munger: When is Voluntary Choice Really Voluntary? (48m)

This episode features an interview of economist Mike Munger from 2015 by Trevor Burrus and Aaron Powell, hosts of the Free Thoughts podcast. They talk about voluntary transactions and questions of justice in market pricing. What would everyone agree is truly voluntary? Are disparities in bargaining power coercive? What’s wrong with using the state to address these disparities? What about price gouging situations? What about sweatshops?

T.K. Coleman: Entrepreneurship As A Theory of Social Change (1h14m)

This episode features a talk by serial entrepreneur and education activist T.K. Coleman from 2016. “I want everyone to leave there feeling convinced that we have a tremendous amount of power to create a freer world without relying solely or primarily on politics. Moreover, I want them to have concrete and inspiring examples of how this is being done and how they can get involved.”