The Great Antidote – Aaron Ross Powell

On this week’s episode of The Great Antidote podcast with Juliette Sellgren, she is joined by guest Aaron Ross Powell. In their discussion, Juliette and Aaron discuss libertarianism, the optimism of libertarian principles, and how to make the world a better place.

Aaron Ross Powell is the director and editor of Lib​er​tar​i​an​ism​.org, a project of the Cato Institute. Lib​er​tar​i​an​ism​.org is a source for the ideas and history providing the foundation for libertarian public policy and features introductory material as well as new scholarship related to libertarian philosophy, theory, and history. The site is also the home of the Lib​er​tar​i​an​ism​.org Guides, free online, self‐​paced courses that include lectures and books from influential libertarian scholars. Powell is also the co‐​host of Free Thoughts, a weekly podcast on libertarianism and the ideas that influence it. His research focuses on political philosophy and the moral case for liberty. He earned a BA in English and Philosophy from the University of Colorado and a JD from the University of Denver.

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