May 22, 2017
In today’s episode, host Marc Clair is joined by Ryan
McMaken, editor of The Mises
Wire and The Austrian over at The Mises Institute, and author of the book
“Commie Cowboys: The
Bourgeoisue and the Nation-State in the Western
In the show you’ll hear Marc and Ryan discuss:
- Ryan’s windy road to libertarianism, which parallelled his
path from atheism to catholicism, eventually leading him to the
Mises Institute, natural rights, and Rothbard.
- Why he enjoys writing about “radical decentralization”, and
finds no value in those who make basic “End the State!”
- What inspired Ryans’ book “Commie Cowboys”, and
why the much of the Western genre in American films were so
authoritarian and anti-libertyin nature.
- Plus! Marc answers a couple “ [...]