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Ep. 18 Unauthorized Patriotism: The Little Known Story Behind Jimi Hendrix’ Star Spangled Banner at Woodstock

Was Jimi Hendrix’ raucous performance of the Star Spangled Banner at Woodstock disrespectful? Many believe that to be the case upon hearing it. Courtney Brown, professor of political science at Emory University in Atlanta believes otherwise. He believes Hendrix displayed true patriotism with his performance. You know, the¬†unauthorized form of patriotism which actually criticizes the…

Ep. 17 Intellectual Property: Bastard Child of the Gatekeepers

In this episode, Stephan Kinsella and I discuss the pros and cons (we’re heavy on the cons) of intellectual property. It has a surprising history that in some ways resembles the process of appeasing certain “gatekeepers” in order to make a living today! About the guest:¬†http://www.stephankinsella.com/about/ What is The Easy School of Hard Knocks?