Why do so many Americans suddenly accept crony capitalism? Thomas DiLorenzo, author and senior fellow at The Mises Institute, joins the podcast to discuss the varying schools of economics, the history of crony capitalism, how Americans have typically always been against it until the recent pandemic with big pharma and the shuttering of small businesses in favor of large corporations, as well as the obvious relationship between governments and the climate change community (their push to end industries, like coal and oil, as well as their push to move everyone to electric vehicles and more).
Lucius Sirgius Catiline was a Roman senator and patrician with a family lineage dating back to the Second Punic War.
Dr. Olivier Zunz, the James Madison Professor Emeritus of History at the University of Virginia, joins the podcast to discuss his work on the life of Alexis de Tocqueville.
Historian Neil Lanctot joined the podcast to discuss his latest book on what led to America's eventual entrance into World War I and how various national leaders - Woodrow Wilson, Theodore Roosevelt, and Jane Addams - viewed the war and America's role
The Viking Age comes to an end with the death of King Harald Hardrada at Stamford Bridge.
William Maz, the author of the new book "The Bucharest Dossier," joins the podcast to discuss his debut spy novel centered around Romania's Christmas Revolution in 1989.
John O'Neill, the co-author of The Devil and the Dancer, joins the podcast to discuss his latest book about Joseph Stalin and Anna Pavlova, Russia's greatest ballerina - and arguably history's greatest ballerina.
It's a rare occasion that we don't discuss history, but this is about the future of the country, which will eventually become its history.
Thousands of years before Mao ever came on the scene, the rulers of China believed in an emperor to rule the lives of everyone and everything.
Warren G. Harding continues to find his name at the bottom of the presidential rankings. Ryan Walters, the author of "The Jazz Age President: Defending Warren G. Harding," believes his name should move up the list...way up.