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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 Genre.”

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!” arguments. 
  • 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 “ [...]