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I sure hadn't, until recently. Two immigration lawyers join me today to discuss Americans' options when it comes to moving somewhere else and in particular getting dual citizenship.

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Show notes for Ep. 1723

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Mark Ling has been a serial product creator and entrepreneur since age 20. He's co-founder of the Rocket Languages foreign-language instruction program, which I've promoted for years and which is featured in 50,000 libraries around the world. Every business he's created can be run from his computer, and is immune to government shutdowns. Mark walks us through his own history as well as steps and models that work in 2020.

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Show notes for Ep. 1722

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New York Times bestselling author and former research biochemist Robb Wolf joins me to make the nutritional, environmental, and ethical case for eating meat.

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Show notes for Ep. 1721

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Joe Bishop-Henchman was recently elected chair of the Libertarian National Committee. We talk about his background, his vision for the party, and how divisions in the party might be healed.

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Show notes for Ep. 1720

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The traditions and principles behind American liberty extend well beyond the Constitution or the War for Independence, and indeed can be found deep within the colonial experience. Here's a review of this forgotten part of the story.

Show notes for Ep. 1719

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I talk about what I've learned over the course of my 25-year public speaking career, in the form of tips for would-be and/or nervous public speakers. Even if you're never going to give a presentation in front of an audience, you may well benefit from my approach to persuasion.

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Show notes for Ep. 1718

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John Zmirak argues that gun rights can be justified both through natural law and via Christian arguments, and that mainline churches deploring the "gun lobby" hold their own tradition in contempt.

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Show notes for Ep. 1717

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Generation after generation, we hear lamentations of decline and certain doom -- from both left and right. There's plenty to be concerned about, to be sure, but is this the correct way to assess the present, or are we being myopic?


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Show notes for Ep. 1716

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The great Antony Sammeroff, author of Universal Basic Income: For and Against, joins us to discuss the other work he does, helping people live the best lives they can. One area in which he's helped people involves social anxiety, and he joins us for tips on how to navigate a room full of strangers, or the dating scene, or other potentially awkward situations.

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Show notes for Ep. 1715

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Gerard Casey joins me to discuss some of the buzzwords of modern feminism (like "patriarchy" and "toxic masculinity") as well as "rape culture" and the #MeToo movement.

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Show notes for Ep. 1714

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Economics in One Lesson is one of the books virtually everyone recommends for beginners, and for good reason. I elaborate on some of the ideas explained in this important book -- which, in its fundamentals, is really about how best we can all live together in peace.

Show notes for Ep. 1713

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Alex Epstein returns to discuss the moral and economic rights and wrongs of energy policy, and how people who truly care about human flourishing should think about fossil fuels, climate change, and more.

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Show notes for Ep. 1712

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Thomas Massie, U.S. Congressman from Kentucky, joins me to discuss the correct, non-hysterical response to COVID-19, along with electric cars, crazy spending bills, and standing alone against the media establishment and both major political parties.

Show notes for Ep. 1711

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David Stockman, who served as OMB director under Ronald Reagan, joins Gene Epstein, formerly of Barron's, to discuss where the economy is right now and where it's going. Gene is more optimistic than David, and a spirited exchange ensues.

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Show notes for Ep. 1710

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Scott Horton and I talk about the problems with the police and the insights libertarians have into the solution.

Show notes for Ep. 1709

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I joined Pete Quinones of the Free Man Beyond the Wall podcast for a freewheeling Ask Me Anything session -- the first time I've ever done one. We covered all kinds of topics, from optimism/pessimism to social media bias (and the quickest way to fix it) to self-improvement and more.

Show notes for Ep. 1708

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Former Maine state senator Eric Brakey discusses his GOP primary race for U.S. Congress in Maine, where a John Bolton-linked PAC dumped a pile of money into an effort to damage his name (particularly because of his foreign-policy views). We then discuss Young Americans for Liberty, the successor organization to Students for Ron Paul, and the successes it's been having under president Cliff Maloney.

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Show notes for Ep. 1707

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In this episode I look at some examples and counterexamples of countries with lockdowns and mask mandates, and see if simple connections can be made.

Show notes for Ep. 1706

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Has Trump lived up to expectations that he might roll back some of the U.S. government's foreign intervention? Zach Weissmueller joins me to discuss.

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Show notes for Ep. 1705

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In this free-flowing discussion I cover a bunch of economic myths and misconceptions that have hounded the human race to this day.

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Show notes for Ep. 1704

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