Topic: Podcast

Introducing AIER’s “Qualified Opinions” Podcast

– March 8, 2024

AIER proudly introduces Qualified Opinions, a new podcast hosted by Veronique de Rugy that will illuminate the “challenges facing free markets, liberalism, and the political climate of today.”


New AIER Podcast: Econception

– February 15, 2024

Experience the debut episode of AIER’s newest podcast ‘Econception,’ hosted by Dominic Pino. The economy is complicated, but markets work.


Podcast: ESG’s Moral Crusade for a ‘Green New World’

– January 4, 2024

ESG has been perniciously changing the way corporations, governments, NGOs and institutions operate. This discussion on the Liberty Curious podcast highlights the utopian ideals and ideological shifts that have shaped the ESG movement.


Podcast: How free is your state?

– December 26, 2023

AIER’s Jason Sorens joins Kate Wand on Liberty Curious to discuss his book ‘Freedom in the 50 States.” In this 7th edition, New Hampshire, Florida, and South Dakota are the freest states in the country. Where does your state rank?


Untold Story: One Man’s Battle Against Nazi Ideology

– December 6, 2023

On this episode of Liberty Curious, Kate Wand and Samuel Gregg discuss the life and ideas of Wilhelm Röpke, an economics professor who was exiled from Germany in the 1930s for defending liberty and opposing the National Socialists.


How Did the Social Justice Movement Take Hold?

– November 17, 2023

Join Kate Wand and Barry Brownstein as they discuss the ideological roots of the contemporary social justice movement, emerging from a zero-sum political philosophy of grievance.


Liberty Curious The New Deal’s War on the Bill of Rights

– November 2, 2023

“The New Deal Welfare state is among the tools that are used, at other times, to control people and to limit their speech.” ~David T. Beito


Liberty Curious Podcast: Decolonization from Theory to Practice

– October 30, 2023

“The critical theory outlook says ‘No we don’t really have so much room for alternative viewpoints,” and they consider everything that’s associated with free markets and liberal capitalism as the enemy to be driven out of the academy.” ~Phillip W. Magness


Liberalism: What Does It Even MEAN? Political Scientist Explains

– October 20, 2023

“Progressives and conservatives are both convinced that their morality and vision for society is correct, and have no qualms about using the power of the state to impose it upon the rest of us.” ~Michael Munger


Podcast: Did the 2008 Financial Crisis Ever Really END? 

– October 13, 2023

Paul Mueller recently joined AIER as Senior Research Faculty. He spoke with Kate Wand and Liberty Curious to discuss the 2008 Financial Crisis: “Everything we’re seeing around us is a fallout from that crisis.”


What Are The Best Arguments for Liberty?

– October 6, 2023

“Kate asked Bruce to come back and go through some of your comments together. To begin, they examined how we might differentiate moral philosophy from individual rights and the law.”


The Fight against ESG and Global Governance

– September 6, 2023

“ESG is a segue into global governance, but there is growing decentralized resistance against hyper-centralization.” ~ Kate Wand and Allen Mendenhall