episodes about Human Agency
10/10/2019Episode 67: “Why It’s OK to be a Black Republican” with Star Parker and Winsome Sears
Star Parker and Winsome Sears discuss race, religion, poverty, and our addiction to government.
06/27/2019Episode 57: Part 2: Money Greed and God with Jay Richards
Economics as a discipline suffers from “physics envy” when it tries and fails to build mathematical models of the economy and society. Instead, it should be studying human behavior and focus on the intersection of health, morality, philosophy, wealth creation and how to bring people out of poverty, Jay Richards says on The Bill Walton Show.
06/27/2019Episode 57: Part 1: Money Greed and God with Jay Richards
We know from history and evidence all around us, which economic system works, and which one makes people the happiest. It’s the economic system of free enterprise. But is it the most moral? Bill Walton explores the question with Jay Richards, author of the newly reissued book “Money, Greed and God.”
05/09/2019Episode 55: Chen Guangcheng and Reggie Littlejohn on Human Rights in China, with Huchen Zhang
Americans’ theory that more trade with China would open up the country to more democracy has been proven wrong. In fact, say Reggie Littlejohn, Huchen Zhang and Chen Guancheng on The Bill Walton Show, they have backfired. “You cannot tolerate evil. You cannot treat evil with kindness,” Zhang said.
03/29/2018Episode 26: Why Bernie Sanders should understand Human Agency with Dr. Anne Rathbone Bradley
My guest, Dr. Anne Rathbone Bradley, the free market economist and moral philosopher, wants to sit down with Bernie Sanders over a cup of coffee to talk about how to achieve the goals he proclaims. There’s a right way and a wrong way, and he’s not going to get there the way he’s going.
01/11/2018Episode 19: “Are you Lazy or is it your job?” with John Tamny
John discusses his new book, The End of Work, and the importance of finding a vocation you love.
10/05/2017Episode 10: “Philanthropy and Civil Society” with J.P. DeGance and Leah Hughey
The Bill Walton Show: Episode 10 – J.P. DeGance and Leah Hughey discuss the value philanthropy and how “civil society” can address to a host of challenges in America.
07/27/2017Episode 07: “The Bill Walton Story” with John Tamny
The Bill Walton Show: Episode 07 – Political economist John Tamny flips the tables on Bill and interviews the man behind the podcast.
07/20/2017Episode 06: “Everything You Need to Know About Economics (in only 45 mins)” with Dr. Arthur Laffer
The Bill Walton Show: Episode 06 – Dr. Authur Laffer, the famed economist who ushered in the era of supply side economics during the Reagan administration, sits down with Bill to discuss the policies that work, and those that don’t.
07/13/2017Episode 05: “The Pursuit of Happiness” with Jimmy Kemp and Ralph Benko
The Bill Walton Show: Episode 05 – Jack Kemp played a huge role in the successful tax policies of the 1980’s. His son, Jimmy Kemp, joins Bill to discuss the legacy of his father and what’s necessary going forward. Ralph Benko is a champion of supply-side economics as well, and adds to the discussion insight garnered from decades national experience.