The Reason Roundtable
The Reason Roundtable

Every Monday, the libertarian editors of the magazine of “Free Minds and Free Markets”—Matt Welch, Nick Gillespie, Katherine Mangu-Ward, and Peter Suderman—discuss and debate the week’s biggest stories and what fresh hell awaits us all.

“Inauguration Day makes me grumpy.”

Impeachment, 25th Amendment, or censure? Deplatforming, Section 230, or inclusion? The Reason Roundtable debates.

You won't have the first Libertarian congressman to kick around anymore.

Pandemics are like margin calls, exposing in a moment the pre-existing weakness of various positions and institutions.

From pandemic relief to public schools, wealth taxes to COVID vaccines, politicians are finding bad ways to redistribute the pie.

What to say to a political party that keeps trying to overturn the results of an election?

Yes, taxes and regulation are bad. No, they're not worse than locking people up.

From COVID-19 to "cocktail parties," anarchism to A.I., baseball to D&D, the podcast tackles your queries in a special webathon video episode!

How pandemics joined war, terrorism, crime, and economic depression in the toolbox for ratcheting up government

Also: Thanksgiving tips and reasons for gratitude, from The Reason Roundtable

This is not your older brother's "Libertarian Moment," caution Reason Roundtable podcasters.

Also, maybe not! Previewing divided government and incoming vaccines on the Reason Roundtable podcast.

An election-eve primer on The Reason Roundtable

The Reason Roundtable war-games the domestic policies of the likeliest next administration.

The Reason Roundtable argues over what to do when Twitter prematurely suppresses oppo-dump journalism unfavorable to Democrats, and when politicians respond with retaliatory regulation.

But on big-picture fiscal issues, are Democrats and Republicans really so far apart?

A vigorous disagreement on The Reason Roundtable

Major-party politicians avoid tax simplification almost as aggressively as the rich avoid taxation, argue the Reason Roundtable panelists.

The fight to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg reveals a long-degraded political culture.

The Reason Roundtable reads Bob Woodward, goes to the Oscars, weighs in on the NFL, and more.