Post Tagged with: "truth"

137: Why Assange Deserves a Medal, Not Prison

137: Why Assange Deserves a Medal, Not Prison

The arrest of Julian Assange by British authorities has captured the attention of the world. As the Wikileaks founder awaits extradition to the U.S. to face charges of conspiring to reveal secrets government officials don’t want the public to know. The implications for whistleblowers, the press and truth-tellers everywhere are considerable. Is Assange the boogeyman we’re being told he is or does he deserve recognition for creating transparency where there was none?   Links mentioned: Julian Assange’s charges are a direct assault on press freedom, experts warn by Ed Pilkington Ecuador inks $4.2 billion financing deal with IMF: Moreno by […]
April 23, 2019
120: Ben Swann on Social Media Censorship & His New Platform

120: Ben Swann on Social Media Censorship & His New Platform

If you want to see an example of what authentic investigative journalism looks like, look no further than Ben Swann. His “Reality Check” segments have been a highly popular alternative to the agenda-driven content being promoted by so many news outlets. Ben joins us to discuss the ongoing social media purge of dissenting voices and also to tell us about his new platform from which he is broadcasting.  
October 30, 2018
102: Larry Reed on 7 Principles of Sound Public Policy

102: Larry Reed on 7 Principles of Sound Public Policy

Most of us agree that freedom and free markets are worthwhile things. When it comes to putting these ideals into practice, however, there can be considerable confusion. Lawrence W. Reed who is president of the Foundation for Economic Education joins us to share 7 specific principles of sound public policy. Whether you choose to be a better-prepared participant or simply a well-informed observer, this is very useful philosophical ammunition.  
July 31, 2018
24: What should we think of conspiracies?

24: What should we think of conspiracies?

When it comes to explaining the world around us, there always seems to be a good conspiracy theory. What are we to make of them? From the 9/11 attacks to Edward Snowden’s pulling back the curtain on the NSA, we want to know who is making the decisions and pulling the strings out of the public’s view. Of course, there’s also a downside to conspiracies that endlessly lead us down the rabbit hole while keeping us from more productive pursuits. Grab your tin foil hat and get ready to examine how we ought to approach conspiracies.
September 4, 2017