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Who Would Build the Roads?

Jul 13, 2017

According to a Harvard professor, Uber can't be fixed, and it's time to shut it down. But why?

Uber proved a lot of the government regulations on taxi services are expensive and unnecessary. Because they bypassed them, they were able to provide cheaper transportation for millions of Americans. For this, the professor...


Jul 6, 2017

We saw a Huffington Post article floating around called "I Don’t Know How To Explain To You That You Should Care About Other People".

The article assumes there is only one way to help others. We disagree. So, we decided to pick it...


Jun 30, 2017

We got a little pushback from last week's episode about free speech, so we read through your emails on the topic.


Jun 22, 2017

Today we discuss the limits of free speech in light of recent news items, including the Kathy Griffin photo controversy, the Julius Caesar play in Central Park, and the congressional baseball shooting.

At what point is "speech" no longer free?


Jun 15, 2017

This week, we read some emails we received in response to last week's episode about the idea of a Universal Basic Income. You can listen to the previous episode here: http://www.buildtheroads.com/episode/8

You can still enjoy this episode ever if you didn't hear last week's show, but it was a fun discussion, so if you...