Get your weekly dose of libertarian commentary from The Reason Roundtable, with Matt Welch, Katherine Mangu-Ward, Peter Suderman, and special guest Christian Britschgi. Today they reflect on January 6, unemployment rates, and the podcast itself.
Discussed in the show:
1:57: A look back on the one-year anniversary of the Capitol riot.
22:17: What's happening with the jobs report? The unemployment percentage is low…but so is the number of jobs.
34:21: Weekly Listener Question: I really love the podcast but I wonder if you realize how large your blindspot is when it comes to rural and blue-collar liberty lovers?
48:07: Media recommendations for the week. (And click here for all of the Roundtable's media recommendations, ever.)
This week's links:
- "Was the Capitol Riot Really the Opening Battle of a Civil War?" by Jacob Sullum
- "The End of Farming," by Ron Bailey
- "Jobs Created By President" chart (Instagram)
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Audio production by Ian Keyser
Assistant production by Regan Taylor
Music: "Angeline," by The Brothers Steve