Liberty Curious

Are you liberty curious? Join us in discussing ideas of liberty, sound money, economic freedom, and the dangers of collectivism. Engaging discussions with leading economists, historians, entrepreneurs, bitcoiners, and friends of liberty.

Kate Wand is a content creator. Her focus is social commentary and filmmaking. She is the host of AIER’s Liberty Curious podcast.

The AIER Standard

The AIER Standard is a production of the American Institute for Economic Research hosted by Ethan Yang. This is a series of conversations with leading scholars, professionals, and activists on their cutting-edge work regarding economic freedom, sound money, and personal liberty.

Ethan Yang is an Adjunct Research Fellow at AIER as well as the host of the AIER’s The Standard Podcast.

He holds a BA in Political Science with a concentration in International Relations with minors in legal studies and formal organizations from Trinity College in Hartford Connecticut. He is currently pursuing a JD from the Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University.


A Conversation About Human Progress and Innovation

“On this episode of the Authors Corner, Ethan Yang speaks with Marian Tupy, a Senior Fellow at the Cato Institute and the editor of The topics discussed touch on issues such as the rapidly improving living standards across the world, the causal factors of prosperity, the pace of innovation, and why the common narrative often distorts perceptions of human progress for the worse.” ~ AIER

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A Conversation on Scientific Censorship in Canada

“Dr. Patrick Phillips, an outspoken physician based in Ontario, Canada joins the Authors Corner to discuss the unprecedented damage extended lockdowns from regional authorities have had on academic truth, mental health and the credibility of medical institutionalism.” ~ AIER

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What the Heck Is Bitcoin All About?

“Peter C. Earle, senior fellow at AIER joins Aleksandra Przegalinska for a conversation on the unknowns of bitcoin, crypto currency and blockchain technologies in the modern era.” ~ AIER

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The Moralization of Covid-19

“Ethan Yang interviews Dr. Maja Graso, a senior lecturer at the University of Otago. Dr. Graso was the lead researcher on a study published in the Journal of Experimental Social Physiology titled, “Moralization of Covid-19 health response: Asymmetry in tolerance for human costs” outlining how people’s perceptions of Covid-19 could alter their ability to make an objective cost-benefit analysis.” ~ AIER

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A Conversation on the Importance of Entrepreneurship

“AIER Authors Corner, Ethan Yang interviews Dr. Eammon Butler, joining us from Cambridge, UK. Dr. Butler co-founded the Adam Smith Institute, which was credited with advising the Thatcher government in its radical market-oriented reforms of British society.” ~ AIER

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