A Wake-Up Call From the Land Down Under

Have you seen what’s going on in Australia? If not, let me paint the picture for you: this country has some of the strictest lockdown rules in the world right now. For starters, two of Australia’s largest states are testing out an app that would force citizens to check in by sending location data and […]

194. What Are Teacher Unions?

It’s taken schools a long time to reopen during and after the pandemic, even though children have not been as heavily impacted by COVID as adults. Why has this happened? Because of politically powerful groups called teacher unions. Links: FEE Teacher Union Archive

192. Who Was Murray Rothbard?

Murray Rothbard is one of the most important figures in Austrian Economics and the libertarian movement. Today Connor and Brittany dive into his biography and how he helped influence the modern liberty movement. Links: Conceived in Liberty Volumes 1-4 What Mises Said about Rothbard Anatomy of the State The Tuttle Twins and the Fate of […]

191. What Is A “Straw Man” Argument?

Continuing the discussion on logical fallacies, Brittany and Connor explain what the “straw man” is and how you can combat this tactic during a debate. Links:  The Tuttle Twins Guide to Logical Fallacies The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

190. Was Alexander Hamilton a Hero or Villain?

You’ve seen him on the ten dollar bill, you have also probably heard the soundtrack from the Broadway musical. All around us in pop culture Alexander Hamilton is praised as a hero. But when we look closely at what he has done, is he a hero or a villain of liberty? Links:  How Alexander Hamilton […]

189. Why Should You Care About Austrian Economics?

Today, Connor and Brittany are joined by Jeff Deist, the president of the Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama. They discuss Austrian economics, and why it’s so important to the concept of individual liberty and economic freedom. Links:  Mises Institute

Turns Out, Twitter Socialists Really Hate the Tuttle Twins

A few months ago, the Tuttle Twins team filmed a new social media ad. In it, a young boy in a soviet-esque fur hat spits communist talking points in a fake Russian accent. His mother bemoans the indoctrination of kids with far-left ideology and talks about how great the Tuttle Twins books are at teaching […]

188. How Do Statistics Work?

You’ve probably heard a lot of statistics thrown around in the last year with Covid. But statistics can be super misleading. In fact, they’re notorious for being twisted around by whoever is putting them together. Links:  How Statistics Can Be Misleading

187. What Is An “Appeal to Emotions?”

Logical fallacies are all around us. Building on a previous episode, Emma and Brittany talk about the “appeal to emotions” and how it can be used against you in a philosophical discussion or debate. Links: The Tuttle Twins Guide to Logical Fallacies