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Summer Listening: Themes of Liberty In Sci-Fi Roundup

Summer Listening: Themes of Liberty In Sci-Fi Roundup

in Media, Scholarship

Over time our podcast series on Themes of Liberty in Sci-Fi has really grown, reflecting that of all the research academics have done on pop culture, that there is a heavy lean towards sci-fi. So for your summer listening enjoyment, we’ve put together a recap of all our podcasts on Liberty and Sci-Fi. Enjoy!     Game of Thrones, Amber Taylor [...]

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Free Market Academic Around the Web

in Scholarship

Here is the articles we gathered this week. Steven Horwitz writes an article in The Freeman, defending venture capitalist. Scott Beaulier pens an oped on troymessenger.com about Mitt Romney being a free trader. Ilya Somin analyzes the recent Supreme Court decision on the health care law on SCOTUSblog.

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How Libertarian are the Hunger Games?

in Media, Scholarship

Jeanne Hoffman talks with Professor Ilya Somin of George Mason Law School and Volokh Conspiracy about The Hunger Games, and the themes of liberty in this popular series of novels.     Jeanne Hoffman:  Welcome to this Kosmos Online podcast. I’m Jeanne Hoffman. Today I’m talking about Hunger Games and Liberty with Ilya Somin, Associate Professor at George Mason University School of Law. Welcomes [...]

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Occupy Roundup

in Undergraduate Students

The folks at Kosmos were really hoping if we just averted our gaze long enough, the Occupy movement would eventually fizzle out into vapor like the intellectual roots of the movement itself. Now all we hear are numbers–not even correct ones–about 99 percent, 1 percent, 53 percent, and so on. The Occupy Movement even spurred a question at the Republican [...]

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Ilya Somin on Themes of Liberty in Battlestar Galactica

in Media, Scholarship

In this IHS Academic podcast, I interview George Mason law professor and Volokh Conspiracy blogger Ilya Somin about themes of liberty in the TV series Battlestar Galactica. There are a few spoilers toward the end, but Professor Somin makes this clear before commenting. Download MP3 Jeanne Hoffman: Welcome to this Kosmos Online Podcast. I’m Jeanne Hoffman. Today I’m talking about [...]

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Podcast: Ilya Somin on Themes of Liberty in Star Trek

in Media, Scholarship

In this podcast, I talk with with Professor Ilya Somin about themes of liberty in Star Trek. Professor Somin is an associate professor at George Mason School of Law, a blogger at The Volokh Conspiracy, and has written several articles about Star Trek. Download the MP3 Jeanne Hoffman: Welcome to this Kosmos Online Podcast! I’m Jeanne Hoffman. Today my topic [...]

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Law School Application Advice

in Undergraduate Students

David Bernstein at The Volokh Conspiracy posted some advice for applying to law school. His fellow blogger Ilya Somin responded and offered some additional pointers. Be sure to check it out if you’re thinking of applying to law school sometime soon! To those who have already gone through the application process, do you agree, disagree, or have anything to add?

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