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We were recently interviewed on The Tom Woods Show.
This episode includes the discussion with Tom, plus a “post-game” discussion to further clarify some of the points raised during the interview.
View full show notes at anarchitecturepodcast.com/ana008.
Tom Woods is the…
Nicest Guy In the Liberty Movement (except on Twitter)
James Brown of the Liberty Movement
Oprah of the Liberty Movement
Preparations for the interviewInterview – The Tom Woods Show, Episode 802 (00:04:55)
Tom Introduces Tim and Joe
Joe, the “Multi-disciplinary Engineer”
Ideological slants of Architects and Engineers
Logistics of producing “The World’s Most Antipodal Podcast (TM)”
What is the Built Environment?
Who will build the roads?
Built Environment issues are not politicized left vs. right
Libertarians and “Normal People”
“Undesirable Material” – Anarcho-Sewage Treatment
The format of every NPR story
Is Tennis more libertarian than football?
Planning isn’t a bad thing
“Eyes on the Street”
Planned and Unplanned cities
Failures of Planning – Boston City Hall Plaza
The roads, revisited
Are libertarian solutions too clunky?
Technical solutions and commercial solutions
Pop Quiz: Which country is an anarcho-capitalist utopia with private roads?
Privatization and divestiture – How do we get there from here?
Anarchitecture Podcast website details
“The Tom Woods House” – A great result using DonorSeePost-Game (00:41:37)
Our first interview – thinking on our toes
How we usually record – Editing Ums and Ahs
Tim’s Recording Rig
Joe’s Pop Filter
“Have I started an electrical fire?”
Tom’s cat – even the pro’s have glitches
Unscripted moments of inspiration
Tom’s takeaways from #ana003
Who was Hayek?
Developed Austrian Business Cycle Theory with Ludwig von Mises
Won the “Swedish Central Bank’s Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel” AKA Nobel Prize in Economics
Focused on the role of decentralized information in a complex society
Who was Jane Jacobs?
“The Death and Life of Great American Cities”
Feud with Robert Moses – Grassroots opposition to eminent domain
No formal education, an autodidact
Journalist for Architectural Record magazine
“Where are all the people?”
“Eyes on the Street” – taking ownership of your neighborhood
Le Corbusier’s “Vertical City” – Unite de habitacion
A good idea, dumbed down
Public housing projects and criminality
A spectacular failure – Pruitt-Igoe
A decentralized surveillance state
Distributed surveillance, judgement and action
“Were there any parts where you put your foot in your mouth?”
Dodging the question
UN AGENDA 21!!! – Too harsh?
Applying Austrian insights about information and monopoly theory to city planning
Channeling Alex Jones
Update on the final episode of the Citizen of Nowhere series
The Tom Woods Show Episode 802 on Tom’s site
Article mentioned in the interview: Architects are left-leaning
Architects’ Utopian Visions
on Strong Towns
Walter Block on Road Privitization
The Privatization of Roads and Highways (free e-book on Mises.org) – Note, Joe got the name wrong in the discussion
Privatizing Roads Lecture on Youtube
Sweden’s Private Road Associations (PRA’s)
A counterpoint – Are Private Road Associations really private?
Frank van Dun on Public Space and Rights of Way in an anarcho-capitalist society
Rebuttal by Walter Block
Frederich A. Hayek
“Nobel Prize” Acceptance Speech: The Pretense of Knowledge
Jeff Tucker applies Hayek’s insights to a city
Pass Le Corbusier
Wrote a book called Toward an Architecture. Get it? Toward Anarchitecture! What a visionary!
Unité d’habitation concept – Cité radieuse (Radiant City) in Marseille
Dumbed down, then demolished: Pruitt-Igoe housing project in St. Louis
The Capitalist and the Entrepreneur by Peter Klein (free e-book on Mises.org)Join the Conversation
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