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Free Thoughts
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A weekly show about politics and liberty, featuring conversations with top scholars, philosophers, historians, economists, and public policy experts. Hosted by Trevor Burrus. See for privacy and opt-out information.


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4.6 out of 5 stars from 361 ratings
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  • There’s a reason it’s called “free” thoughts

    Because that’s about what they’re worth

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