RealClear Radio Hour – Smugglers, Rebels & Entrepreneurs

15 Nov

image

American Colossus

Nov 14, 2015

John Steele Gordon, historian and author of An Empire of Wealth: The Epic History of American Economic Power, gives a colorful account of a nation built by smugglers, rebels, and entrepreneurs who became industry giants.

John Steele Gordon

LISTEN (full-length interview)
DOWNLOAD from iTunes (as aired)
WATCH (on YouTube)

Private Alternatives

Nov 14, 2015

Edward Stringham, Trinity College professor and author of Private Governance: Creating Order in Economic and Social Life, recounts successful examples of voluntary associations and bottom-up order from the first stock market in Amsterdam in the 1600s to the still extant private police force in San Francisco.

Ed_Stringham

LISTEN (full-length interview)
DOWNLOAD from iTunes (as aired)
WATCH (on YouTube)

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: