Political Economy Forum Podcast #6 – Misconceptions about Liberalism, Academic Freedom and Science
Guests: Professor Victor Menaldo, co-founder of the Political Economy Forum, Jesse – a friend of the Forum who works for a Big Tech company, and co-hosted by Nicolas Wittstock, Wesley Fellow with the Forum and PhD student in Political Science at the University of Washington.
This episode is a conversation between Professor Victor Menaldo, Jesse – a friend of the forum who works for a Big Tech company – and Nicolas Wittstock. The conversation revolves around a recent piece published on Areo, authored by Victor Menaldo that discusses modern threats to Liberal Democracy around the globe.
Other related work mentioned in the podcast:
North, Wallis, and Weingast (2009) – Violence and Social Orders
Diamond et al (2020) – Americans Increasingly Believe Violence is Justified
Menaldo (2016) – Ignoring the Prosperity Puzzle
Levi and Menaldo (2015) – The New Economic Institutionalism in Historical Perspective
Albertus and Menaldo (2018) – Authoritarianism & the Elite Origins of Democracy
Political Economy Forum Podcast #5 – Populism vs Liberal Democracy
Political Economy Forum Podcast #4 – The End of Capitalism?
Neither Free Nor Fair #1 – Democratic Backsliding in the International Environment