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Episodes

  • 158: Work For Liberty! -with Conner Drigotas

    November 11th, 2020  |  41 mins 41 secs
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    There are countless activists in the greater liberty movement, but why not get get paid for all of your hard work?

    Conner Drigotas returns to the show to make his pitch; you can fight for liberty AND get paid, as he returns to the show to discuss his brand new book, "Work For Liberty"!

  • 157: How Joe Biden Will Impact the Economy- with Economist Max Gulker

    November 9th, 2020  |  50 mins 38 secs
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    What's the long-term implications of a Joe Biden presidency on economics? Will we get a fresh new batch of lockdowns? Will he bend the knee to the radical progressives in his party?

    Economist Max Gulker returns to the show to outline all of that, and more, on today's episode of The Brian Nichols Show.

  • ELECTION 2020 SPECIAL: Where Liberty Won, Where Liberty Lost, and How We Do Better -with Brad Polumbo

    November 6th, 2020  |  39 mins 24 secs
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    As the dust continues to settle post-election, we're starting to have a better visibility into the results, and with that, we're able to see where liberty had some victories, where liberty had some defeats, and where liberty can do better.

    Brad Polumbo returns to the show to outline how identity politics took a hit during this election, how liberty values won in some surprising states, and how the Libertarian Party did on a national stage.

  • 156: How To Be A Liberal: The Story of Liberalism and the Fight for its Life -with Ian Dunt

    November 6th, 2020  |  36 mins 5 secs
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    "The authoritarian right is taking control. From Viktor Orban in Hungary, to Brexit in Britain, to Donald Trump in America, nationalists are launching an all-out assault on liberal values."

    That's the message today's guest bings to The Brian Nichols Show, as political journalist Ian Dunt joins the program to discuss his thought-provoking new book, "How To Be A Liberal: The Story of Liberalism and the Fight for its Life",

  • 155: The Monopoly on Violence -with Peter R. Quinones

    November 4th, 2020  |  50 mins 49 secs
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    We often hear folks talk about the dangers of free-market economics, arguing that private companies can become market monopolies, and thus cause harm on the consumer.

    Yet those same folks don't blink an eye at the ultimate monopoly; the state.

    The state has the ultimate "monopoly on violence", which is why Peter R. Quinones joins the show discuss his new documentary, "The Monopoly on Violence".

  • 154: Libertarian U.S. Senate Candidate Brian Slowinski

    November 2nd, 2020  |  41 mins 57 secs
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    Tomorrow's the day... Election Day 2020!

    Libertarian US Senate candidate Brian Slowinski joins The Brian Nichols Show to make his last second pitch to voters on why they should cast their ballots for the Libertarian candidate as they head to the voting booth tomorrow.

  • ELECTION 2020 SPECIAL: Pro-Liberty? Vote GOP -with Cocke County GOP Chairman Kenny Cody

    November 1st, 2020  |  45 mins 56 secs
    classical liberal, congress, conservative, constitution, election 2020, gop, government, house of representatives, libertarian, libertarian party, politics, potus, president, republican, rights, scotus, senate, supreme court, voluntary, white house

    What's the best way to enact liberty via political channels? Is it via the Libertarian Party? Or is it via the GOP?

    Kenny Cody joins The Brian Nichols Show on this BONUS "Sunday Special" to make his case to pro-liberty voters as to why they should cast their ballots for the GOP to advance liberty.

  • 153: Ending the Stigma on Mental Health -with Tiger King's Josh Dial

    October 30th, 2020  |  33 mins 23 secs
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    Being thrust into the spotlight at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic as a co-star on the Netflix hit docuseries "Tiger King", Josh Dial (former Libertarian campaign manager for Joe Exotic) has made it his goal to use his new platform to help promote mental health.

    Josh joins The Brian Nichols Show today to not solely discuss Tiger King happenings, but also focus all on how important it is we focus on mental health issue, fight to end the stigmas surrounding mental health issues, and discuss the different means people can utilize to help cope with their struggles.

  • 152: Bringing Liberty to New York State- with Assemblyman Mark Walczyk

    October 28th, 2020  |  41 mins 48 secs
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    Party labels be damned, Assemblyman Mark Walczyk has made it his mission to promote liberty in New York State, and as the assemblyman for the 116th River District, Mark has done just that.

    Today, Mark returns to The Brian Nichols Show to outline his proposal to give each county it's own state senator, why the Libertarian Party might not be on the ballot in 2022 in NYS, and why voters should send him back to Albany to represent the North Country.

  • 151: "You Can't Fake Love" -with Independent Presidential Candidate Sorinne Ardeleanu

    October 26th, 2020  |  50 mins 20 secs
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    "You can't fake love", states independent presidential candidate Sorinne Ardeleanu in her return appearance to The Brian Nichols Show.

    Sorinne speaks a message of empathy and love, and promotes meeting the individual on a more personal basis as a means of establishing lasting change through love.

  • 150: Liberty or Lockdown -with Jeffrey Tucker from AIER

    October 23rd, 2020  |  38 mins 25 secs
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    Were the COVID lockdowns a necessary means to help protect the public from an ambiguous public health threat, or were they a vast overreaction that will have devastating ramifications for years to come?

    Jeffrey Tucker from AIER argues the latter, stating the lockdowns "are not science," but in fact, "they are brutality" on today's episode of The Brian Nichols Show.

  • 149: Libertarian Presidential Candidate Dr. Jo Jorgensen

    October 21st, 2020  |  16 mins 8 secs
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    Why should Americans consider a third option in November when voting for president?

    Libertarian Party presidential candidate Dr. Jo Jorgensen returns to the show to make her case to the electorate as to why America needs a Libertarian president right now.

  • 148: Where Libertarians Lose the Right -with Stephen Ignoramus

    October 19th, 2020  |  56 mins 40 secs
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    2020 is a great opportunity for Libertarians to make some waves in recruiting new members, but many on the right have grown weary of libertarianism.

    Stephen Ignoramous from "Call me Ignorant" joins the show to outline why those on the right have been more questioning of libertarians in recent years, and where a lack in knowing how to #SellLiberty is primarily to blame.

  • 147: Libertarian Congressional Candidate Joe Hartman

    October 16th, 2020  |  37 mins 4 secs
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    "I am running for Congress to run my mouth about the principles of liberty."

    That's the position one Libertarian Party congressional candidate in one Joe Hartman has taken... His goal? To reach as many people with the message of liberty in this years election cycle, but to also create long-lasting converts to liberty.

  • 146: A Conversation with Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs

    October 14th, 2020  |  36 mins 46 secs
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    Libertarians often face the challenge in outlining what a libertarian society would look like.

    Mayor Glenn Jacobs (aka WWE's Kane), joins the The Brian Nichols Show to not only outline what it means to be a libertarian-Republican in office, but how to create long-lasting trust with voters through free-market solutions.

  • 145: Todd Hagopian for Oklahoma Corporation Commission

    October 12th, 2020  |  39 mins 35 secs
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    Oklahomans can agree that they do not want any unneccesary Government, they do not want corruption to determine laws/regulations, and they want candidates who are doing what is in the CITIZEN’S best interest, rather than their own.

    That's the case that one Todd Hagopian makes in why voters in Oklahoma should support his Libertarian candidacy for the Oklahoma Corporation Commision on todays' episode on The Brian Nichols Show.