November 11, 2019
The idea of open borders — letting people move freely between countries, taking a job wherever they can find a job they want — is still a pretty fringe position, politically speaking. But economist Bryan Caplan makes a compelling case for it in his new graphic nonfiction book, “Open Borders: The Science and Ethics of Immigration,” illustrated by cartoonist Zach Weinersmith. In this episode, Julia questions Bryan about several aspects of his case.
- Bryan’s blog post, “You Have No Right to Your Culture”
- Bryan’s pick for a book that disagrees with him on open borders: “Hive Mind: How Your Nation’s IQ Matters So Much More Than Your Own” by Garrett Jones