339. What Is A Vice?

Should people be criminally punished for behavior that may not be good for them, but that doesn’t hurt anyone else?

273. Why Is The United States Postal Service So Terrible?

The United States Postal Service is one of the biggest wastes of taxpayer dollars. It also shows how terrible it is when government’s have monopolies over services that should be left to the free market. Here’s a transcript of our conversation: Emma: Hi, Brittany. Brittany: Hi, Emma. Emma: Today I want to talk about a cause very near […]

168. Who Was Lysander Spooner?

The government hates competition. But one man once dared to take on the United States Postal Service, creating a free market alternative… until he was shut down. Links: It’s Time to Privatize the United States Postal Service Lysander Spooner: The Anarchist Who Single-Handedly Took on the US Post Office Vices Are Not Crimes Lysander Spooner-Wikipedia […]

31. Without Government, Who Will Build the Roads?

Many people believe that without government, we wouldn’t have access to things that are usually classified as “public goods.” From libraries to roads, many like to use this argument to prove the government’s growing presence in our lives. But we are surrounded by examples of private companies and individuals providing the same services that governments […]