Dr. Mark Thornton: Why Is Not-Pot Illegal Too?

December 4, 2013 in News

Mark Thornton | Hemp is a plant from the cannabis family that is often closely associated with marijuana. Marijuana or Cannabis indica and Cannabis sativa can contain high concentrations of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) which is a psychoactive component of marijuana, along with a large number of other cannabinoids…

TOR Radio 10/17/2013: Mark Thornton on The Debt Ceiling Novela and the Rise of Libertarianism

October 17, 2013 in TOR Radio

TOR Radio #77 | Dr. Mark Thornton joins us to discuss the anti-climatic conclusion to the latest Washington DC melodrama, the “default/debt ceiling crisis” (Spoiler Alert: No different than the last episode and the dollar dies in the end). Also, the rise of libertarianism, economics of prohibition, and much more.

Demanufacturing Consent: More Money, More Problems – The Economics of the “War on Drugs”

July 19, 2013 in DC on BFP

DC on BFP #3 | Joined by Dr. Mark Thornton of the Mises Institute, we discuss the economic forces at work within “black markets,” who stands to gain financially from prohibition, what an end to the drug war means for the police state in America, solutions like nullification, and much more.