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This week on the Daily Beat: We chat with Todd Seavey, blogger, political commentator, and author of the recently published “Libertarianism for Beginners” about the political philosophy of libertarianism and its growth in contemporary American politics.
Today on the Daily Beat, Wednesday August 24, 2016: We continue our chat with Todd Seavey, who describes the United States Constitution as a libertarian document and discusses his lack of faith in democracy, as evidenced by the lows of the 2016 presidential election. He also talks about what it would have been like to have a semi-libertarian–Rand Paul–running as a major party candidate.
Mike Pace, formerly of Brooklyn post-punks Oxford Collapse, is back with another excellent batch of catchy tunes from his eponymous project. While we last saw Mike in an acoustic phase (doing… | watch
The twangy rocker from Nashville gets bluesy and dark in his newest album ‘Bohemian Mechanics.’ | read
Favorite films from the 2018 New York Film Festival. Charles Hinshaw and J. McVay on mid90s.’ John Knefel on Mitch McConnell’s targeting of the poor. A sneak preview of The Duke of Surl’s BTR Live Studio session. | listen