Five Minutes Five Issues: Nikki Haley, Canada Marijuana, Government Statistics, Expungement, Mexico Drug War

A new episode of Five Minutes Five Issues posted on Saturday. You can listen to it, and read a transcript, below. You can also find previous episodes of the show at Stitcher, iTunes, YouTube, and SoundCloud.

Listen to the new episode here:

Read a transcript of the new episode, including links to further information regarding the topics discussed, here:

The Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity welcomes you to Five Minutes Five Issues.

Starting in five four three two one.

Continue reading

Hey, Loyola Students, Don’t Boycott Prof. Walter Block

Loyola University Economics Professor Walter Block starts off his Tuesday article at lewrockwell.com stating it has come to his attention “that many Loyola students will not enroll in my classes, will boycott my public lectures, will have nothing to do with me, because they think I favor slavery and am a racist and a sexist.” Block then proceeds to refute each of the assertions put forward to urge students to boycott him.

Continue reading

Ron Paul and Lew Rockwell’s Wide-ranging Q&A at the Mises Institute

Attendees at the Ludwig von Mises Institute’s Supporters Summit at the institute’s Auburn, Alabama headquarters were treated on September 28 to a wide-ranging question and answer period with premier libertarian communicators Ron Paul and Lew Rockwell. United States foreign policy, the war on drugs, tariffs, and concerns about social media companies are among the topics Paul and Rockwell discuss in the Q&A.

Continue reading

Five Minutes Five Issues: Drug War Treaty, Yemen, License Plate Readers, Marijuana Crackdown, Iran Summit

A new episode of Five Minutes Five Issues posted on Friday. You can listen to it, and read a transcript, below. You can also find previous episodes of the show at Stitcher, iTunes, YouTube, and SoundCloud.

Listen to the new episode here:

Read a transcript of the new episode, including links to further information regarding the topics discussed, here:

The Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity welcomes you to Five Minutes Five Issues.

Starting in five four three two one.

Continue reading

Five Minutes Five Issues: Iran Sanctions Workaround, Julian Assange, Venezuela, MeK, Wisconsin Hemp

A new episode of Five Minutes Five Issues posted on Saturday. You can listen to it, and read a transcript, below. You can also find previous episodes of the show at Stitcher, iTunes, YouTube, and SoundCloud.

Listen to the new episode here:

Read a transcript of the new episode, including links to further information regarding the topics discussed, here:

The Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity welcomes you to Five Minutes Five Issues.

Starting in five four three two one.

Continue reading

Lawrence Wilkerson: ‘Irreconcilable Elements’ Stand in Way of Korean Deal

A peace deal will not be concluded among the United States, North Korea, and South Korea in the next three to five years predicts Lawrence Wilkerson, a College of William & Mary professor and the former chief of staff for Secretary of State Colin Powell, in a recent interview with host Aaron Maté at The Real News.

Wilkerson points to “irreconcilable elements” as supporting his conclusion. These irreconcilable elements, says Wilkerson, are “China’s interest in not having a unified Korea with US presence still there, the North’s interest in not surrendering all of its nuclear weapons capability, the South’s interest ultimately in — if it is a unified peninsula — having those nuclear weapons itself, and, ultimately, both Koreas — were they to be united — wanting themselves to kick the United States presence off the peninsula.”

Continue reading

Given Government’s Apparent Goal to Eliminate Our Privacy, Will Mandatory Brain Implants Be Next?

The United States government is using every bit of technology it can grab onto to facilitate mass surveillance, from license plate readers and facial recognition technology to phone and internet monitoring technology. If it becomes feasible, will the US government mandate that people receive brain implants so the government can pursue the final frontier of surveillance — snooping on and even controlling people’s unexpressed thoughts?

Continue reading

Five Minutes Five Issues: US Dollar, Reform, Poland Bases, Internal Poll, RPI Panel

A new episode of Five Minutes Five Issues posted on Saturday. You can listen to it, and read a transcript, below. You can also find previous episodes of the show at Stitcher, iTunes, YouTube, and SoundCloud.

Listen to the new episode here:

Read a transcript of the new episode, including links to further information regarding the topics discussed, here:

The Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity welcomes you to Five Minutes Five Issues.

Starting in five four three two one.

Continue reading