Episode 37: Nick Hazelton

Nick Hazelton is a high-school dropout, a yak farmer, a podcaster, and an anarchist. He raises Tibetan yaks and American Guinea Hogs on his family farm at Hazelton Farms in Kings Valley, Oregon and hosts the Yakkin with Nick podcast.

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Episode 36: Scott Horton

Scott Horton is the author of Fool's Errand: Time to End the War in Afghanistan and the host of the indispensable foreign policy radio program and podcast The Scott Horton Show. Since 2003, he has conducted more than 4,500 interviews with journalists, politicians, former military leaders, lawyers and experts on foreign policy and war.

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Episode 35: Gustavo Arellano

Gustavo Arellano is the former publisher and editor of Orange County's alternative weekly OC Weekly. His nationally syndicated column ¡Ask a Mexican! has won numerous awards, including the 2006 and 2008 Best Non-Political Column in a large-circulation weekly from the Association of Alternative Newsweeklies and the 2007 Presidents Award from the Los Angeles Press Club.

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Episode 33: Renegade University Live from Los Angeles

The higher education revolution continues. I make a call to action to take down the little-known government-sponsored monopoly that's responsible for the astronomical tuition prices and intellectual conformism at American colleges and universities, and Brett Veinotte of the School Sucks Project helps me host a live podcast at the Renegade University weekend in Los Angeles.

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Episode 32: Moshe Kasher

Moshe Kasher is a stand-up comedian, writer, and actor. He is the author of a stunning memoir, Kasher in the Rye, about his harrowing, other-worldly childhood. He is also that very rare thing in Hollywood: a true intellectual.

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Episode 31: Jonathan Carp

Jonathan Carp is an Iraq War veteran, an antiwar activist, a historian, a philosopher, an engineer, a father, a husband, a Catholic, a radical and a conservative, and an intellectual who makes me smarter every time I talk to him.

Read Jonathan's stories here: Jonathan Carp, A Combat Medic in Iraq

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Episode 29: Angela Keaton

This is about wars that are personal and political. Angela Keaton is the executive director of the Randolph Bourne Institute and the director of operations at Antiwar.com. She formerly produced Antiwar Radio with host Scott Horton. She wrote about her life and world view for The Daily Bell.

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Episode 28: Jim Goad

For reasons that are obvious to anyone who knows his biography and his work, Jim Goad might be the most underappreciated social critic in America. He edited the notorious and influential zine Answer Me!authored The Redneck Manifesto, and served more than two years in prison for a crime he writes about with breathtaking honesty. He currently writes for Taki's Magazine and hosts the podcast Jim Goad's Group Hug.

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Episode 27: Scott Horton

Scott Horton is the author of the widely acclaimed Fool's Errand: Time to End the War in Afghanistan and the host of the indispensable foreign policy radio program and podcast The Scott Horton Show. Since 2003, he has conducted more than 4,500 interviews with journalists, politicians, former military leaders, lawyers and experts on foreign policy and war. Scott is also the managing director of The Libertarian Institute and the opinion editor of Antiwar.com.

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Episode 26: Laura Kipnis

When this interview took place, Laura Kipnis was under a Title IX investigation by her university and being sued in civil court for publishing her book, Unwanted Advances: Sexual Paranoia Comes to Campus, a critique of the sexual "McCarthyism" at American universities and the "blatantly paternalistic" feminism that drives it. Kipnis is a professor of media studies at Northwestern University and the author of five other books, including Against Love: A Polemic; Men: Notes from an Ongoing Investigation; and Bound and Gagged: Pornography and the Politics of Fantasy in America.

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Episode 25: Kmele Foster

Kmele Foster is back, by popular demand. He is the co-host of the Fifth Column podcast and Lead Producer at FreeThink Media

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Episode 24: Alex Epstein

Alex Epstein is a philosopher and "energy theorist" whose book The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels cuts against all the conventional wisdom on energy policy and climate change but presents the most persuasive argument I have seen on the issue. He is the president and founder of the Center for Industrial Progress.

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Episode 23: Petey DeAbreu

Petey DeAbreu is a comedian working in New York City. This might be the first time you've heard of him, but I'm guessing it won't be the last. 

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Episode 22: Dave Smith

Dave's New Special: Libertas (Currently #1 on iTunes Comedy Downloads)

Dave Smith is a stand-up comedian, radio personality, political commentator, host of the podcast Part of the Problem, and co-host of the Legion of Skanks podcast. He can be seen regularly on The Greg Gutfeld Show and Red Eye on Fox News, as well as Kennedy on the Fox Business Network.

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Episode 21: Seth Stephens-Davidowitz

Seth Stephens-Davidowitz is a New York Times op-ed contributor, a visiting lecturer at The Wharton School, and a former Google data scientist. His work focuses on using big-data sources to uncover previously hidden behaviors and attitudes.

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Episode 20: Glenn Loury

I had wanted to talk with Glenn Loury ever since I first heard his podcast, The Glenn Show, and last week I got my chance. From listening to this interview I think you'll be able to understand why I consider him to be the finest public intellectual we have. Glenn Loury is the Merton P. Stoltz Professor of the Social Sciences and Professor of Economics at Brown University.

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Episode 19: Live Podcast with School Sucks and Brett Veinotte

Brett Veinotte is back, but this time we're in front of a live audience. This is the recording of a podcast that concluded Renegade University's first event, a weekend of history, philosophy, and personal stories. Unregistered Listeners were out in force and they asked tough questions and offered moving life stories. It all seemed like the beginning of something big.

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Episode 18: Hannah Song

Liberty in North Korea (LiNK) helps refugees escape from the country and uses their testimony to show that, far from being helpless victims, the people who remain in North Korea, especially the young "black market generation," are waging a quiet but radical revolution every day. Hannah Song, the president and CEO of LiNK, convinced me that the evidence from inside the country is clear: "the people of North Korea will win their freedom in our lifetime." 

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