The Curious Task
Ep. 39: Mike Munger — Is Price Gouging Wrong?

Ep. 39: Mike Munger — Is Price Gouging Wrong?

April 29, 2020

Alex Aragona speaks with Mike Munger as he explores what's truly happening when we see rapid price changes during a crisis, and whether suppliers raising their prices in a time of crisis is wrong.

Ep. 38: David Clement — Is Marijuana Legalization Working?

Ep. 38: David Clement — Is Marijuana Legalization Working?

April 22, 2020

Alex speaks with the Consumer Choice Centre's David Clement about why Canada's marijuana legalization regulations missed the mark, and what government could have done to make legalization work. 

Ep. 37: Ray Pennings — Does School Choice Work?

Ep. 37: Ray Pennings — Does School Choice Work?

April 15, 2020

Alex Aragona chats with Cardus' Ray Pennings as he explores the benefits of more school choice to both students and society, and look at some data to see if, and how, it works. 

Ep. 36: Jason Brennan — Why Not Capitalism?

Ep. 36: Jason Brennan — Why Not Capitalism?

April 8, 2020

Alex Aragona chats with Jason Brennan's about his response to G.A. Cohen's book and question "Why Not Socialism?" and his thoughts on ideal capitalism.

Ep. 35: Jesse Walker — Did We Really Go to The Moon?

Ep. 35: Jesse Walker — Did We Really Go to The Moon?

April 1, 2020

Alex Aragona speaks with Jesse Walker as they explore whether a human being truly set foot on the moon.

Ep. 34: Matt Bufton — Are There Libertarians in a Pandemic?

Ep. 34: Matt Bufton — Are There Libertarians in a Pandemic?

March 25, 2020

Matt Bufton talks with Alex Aragona about the effects the response to COVID-19 will have on freedom, the proper government response to a pandemic, how lifting certain regulations can help, and more. 

Ep. 33: Scott Beyer — What is Market Urbanism?

Ep. 33: Scott Beyer — What is Market Urbanism?

March 18, 2020

Alex Aragona speaks with Scott Beyer as he explores the basic tenets of market urbanism and the ideas behind market driven solutions to problems in our communities.

Ep. 32: Jason Sorens — Could Alberta Leave Canada?

Ep. 32: Jason Sorens — Could Alberta Leave Canada?

March 11, 2020

Alex Aragona speaks with Jason Sorens as he explores what it takes for a group to secede or gain independence from a state, and whether Alberta could leave Canada.

Ep. 31: Chris Freiman — Is it Okay to Ignore Politics?

Ep. 31: Chris Freiman — Is it Okay to Ignore Politics?

March 4, 2020

Alex Aragona speaks with Christopher Freiman as he explores why you might be happier, and ultimately contribute more to society, if you choose to ignore politics.

Ep. 30: Adam Bartha — Is Populism a Threat to Liberalism?

Ep. 30: Adam Bartha — Is Populism a Threat to Liberalism?

February 26, 2020

Alex Aragona and Adam Bartha discuss whether populism is a threat to liberalism and what political landscapes look like after political realignment.