60 pippa.io The Rational Standard Podcast https://rationalstandard.com/ en Rational Standard libertarian, libertarianism, freedom, libertarian South Africa, classical liberal, free speech, free markets, capitalism Rational Standard The Logical Alternative no Rational Standard info+5afc39ff126b604f03904d69@mg.pippa.io episodic https://assets.pippa.io/shows/5afc39ff126b604f03904d69/1526488770512-bc60817dbaeb30974654d1e46fce19d2.jpeg https://rationalstandard.com/ The Rational Standard Podcast Diagonal Views with Nicholas Woode-Smith and Nicholas Babaya Diagonal Views with Nicholas Woode-Smith and Nicholas Babaya Mon, 15 Oct 2018 10:30:06 GMT 1:15:02 5bc3972ff8aac569453f5738 no https://shows.pippa.io/the-rational-standard-podcast/diagonal-views-with-nicholas-woode-smith-and-nicholas-babaya full Nicholas Woode-Smith and Nicholas Babaya discuss a range of current affairs, politics and economics in the first episode of Diagonal Views, a current affairs segment of the Rational Standard Podcast Nicholas Woode-Smith and Nicholas Babaya discuss a range of current affairs, politics and economics in the first episode of Diagonal Views, a current affairs segment of the Rational Standard Podcast Michael Cardo: The DA on Liberalism and Land Michael Cardo: The DA on Liberalism and Land Thu, 04 Oct 2018 06:24:13 GMT 35:36 5bb4fe9ef211116a71881fce no https://shows.pippa.io/the-rational-standard-podcast/michael-cardo-the-da-on-liberalism-and-land full <![CDATA[Christopher Wilson: A South African's Guide to Canadian Politics ]]> Thu, 27 Sep 2018 05:30:51 GMT 56:58 5bac0797e2f9f7b03a60d6f7 no https://shows.pippa.io/the-rational-standard-podcast/christopher-wilson-a-south-africans-guide-to-canadian-politi full On this episode, we talk with Christopher Wilson, a former journalist at The Rebel Media. We talk about the political situation in Canada, what the prospects are for the next election for the Conservative Party and Liberals as well discussing a few issues regarding South Africa.


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On this episode, we talk with Christopher Wilson, a former journalist at The Rebel Media. We talk about the political situation in Canada, what the prospects are for the next election for the Conservative Party and Liberals as well discussing a few issues regarding South Africa.


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<![CDATA[Marius Roodt: How "Shelley Garland" was published on Huffington Post SA]]> Tue, 04 Sep 2018 21:08:57 GMT 38:47 5b8da6f7f1a1282e50ed7b2e no https://shows.pippa.io/the-rational-standard-podcast/marius-roodt-how-shelley-garland-was-published-on-huffington full <![CDATA[Martin van Staden: Problems with SA's Political Party Funding Bill ]]> Fri, 13 Jul 2018 12:47:05 GMT 29:03 5b489f48b5c7f0046d122bd7 no https://shows.pippa.io/the-rational-standard-podcast/martin-van-staden-party-funding-bill full In this episode, we travel to the offices of the Free Market Foundation in Johannesburg and talk to Martin van Staden about South Africa's latest bill in Parliament. We discuss the bill and it's effects and go on to speak about the problems of South Africa's regulatory environment and governmental discretionary powers.


Martin van Staden is the Legal Researcher at the Free Market Foundation and the Academic Programs Director of Students For Liberty in Southern Africa. Martin is chief editor of two publications, BeingLibertarian.com and RationalStandard.com. He has a law degree from the University of Pretoria.

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In this episode, we travel to the offices of the Free Market Foundation in Johannesburg and talk to Martin van Staden about South Africa's latest bill in Parliament. We discuss the bill and it's effects and go on to speak about the problems of South Africa's regulatory environment and governmental discretionary powers.


Martin van Staden is the Legal Researcher at the Free Market Foundation and the Academic Programs Director of Students For Liberty in Southern Africa. Martin is chief editor of two publications, BeingLibertarian.com and RationalStandard.com. He has a law degree from the University of Pretoria.

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Dawie Roodt: Tax and how South Africa gets it all wrong Dawie Roodt: Tax and how South Africa gets it all wrong Mon, 25 Jun 2018 09:29:02 GMT 44:19 5b30b5df395bba070cc5d674 no https://shows.pippa.io/the-rational-standard-podcast/dawie-roodt-tax-and-how-south-africa-gets-it-all-wrong full Diagonal Views with Christiaan van Huyssteen and Nicholas Babaya Diagonal Views with Christiaan van Huyssteen and Nicholas Babaya Sun, 27 May 2018 21:54:47 GMT 45:58 5b0b29266d1a8d82259e8ef2 no https://shows.pippa.io/the-rational-standard-podcast/diagonal-views South African News Analysis full Christiaan van Huyssteen and Nicholas Babaya discuss a range of current affairs, politics and economics in the first episode of Diagonal Views, a current affairs segment of the Rational Standard Podcast Christiaan van Huyssteen and Nicholas Babaya discuss a range of current affairs, politics and economics in the first episode of Diagonal Views, a current affairs segment of the Rational Standard Podcast <![CDATA[Jeremy Nell aka: Jerm - Cartoonist of SA's Intellectual Dark Web]]> Wed, 16 May 2018 16:27:43 GMT 1:14:23 5afc5bfee704e1406c13f538 no https://shows.pippa.io/the-rational-standard-podcast/jeremy-nell-aka-jerm-cartoonist-of-sas-intellectual-dark-web full 1 6 Nick chats with cartoonist Jeremy Nell, better known as Jerm. Jerm talks about how he got into drawing cartoons, his relationship with the mostly left-leaning cartoonist community of South Africa as well as his experiences working for various media outlets, both mainstream and alternative. Nick chats with cartoonist Jeremy Nell, better known as Jerm. Jerm talks about how he got into drawing cartoons, his relationship with the mostly left-leaning cartoonist community of South Africa as well as his experiences working for various media outlets, both mainstream and alternative. Zak Mbhele: Libertarians should feel at home with the DA Zak Mbhele: Libertarians should feel at home with the DA Sat, 05 May 2018 16:52:58 GMT 48:19 5b044aeb7729ff893870c8e6 no https://rationalstandard.com/zak-mbhele-libertarians-should-feel-at-home-with-the-da-podcast/ full In this episode, we chat with South African Member of Parliament Zak Mbhele on libertarianism, the Democratic Alliance and why libertarians should feel at home voting for the DA. In this episode, we chat with South African Member of Parliament Zak Mbhele on libertarianism, the Democratic Alliance and why libertarians should feel at home voting for the DA. Joost Strydom: Why Live in Orania? Joost Strydom: Why Live in Orania? Sun, 29 Apr 2018 17:45:48 GMT 36:44 5b04574ea1715e8704b8f9c3 no https://rationalstandard.com/joost-strydom-why-live-in-orania-podcast/ full In this episode, we talk with Orania resident Joost Strydom and discuss what life is like living in Orania, how the town functions as well as dispelling a few a few rumours about Orania put forward by a prejudicial press. In this episode, we talk with Orania resident Joost Strydom and discuss what life is like living in Orania, how the town functions as well as dispelling a few a few rumours about Orania put forward by a prejudicial press. Martin van Staden: How Should Libertarians View the DA? Martin van Staden: How Should Libertarians View the DA? Tue, 17 Apr 2018 16:38:57 GMT 1:07:01 5b0447a1735f6a9a16d67195 no https://rationalstandard.com/zak-mbhele-libertarians-should-feel-at-home-with-the-da-podcast/ full Martin van Staden discusses his libertarian stance on the Democratic Alliance (DA) alongside podcast host, Nicholas Babaya, in episode 3 of the Rational Standard Podcast. Martin van Staden discusses his libertarian stance on the Democratic Alliance (DA) alongside podcast host, Nicholas Babaya, in episode 3 of the Rational Standard Podcast. Deena Katzen: Is Israel an Apartheid State Deena Katzen: Is Israel an Apartheid State Wed, 14 Mar 2018 19:42:50 GMT 34:14 5b0715bce920b3130bdff6ab no https://shows.pippa.io/the-rational-standard-podcast/deena-katzen-is-israel-an-apartheid-state full In this episode, we speak with Deena Katzen from the South African Union of Jewish Students about the validity of calling Israel and ‘apartheid state’ as well as a few other issues relating to the State of Israel. In this episode, we speak with Deena Katzen from the South African Union of Jewish Students about the validity of calling Israel and ‘apartheid state’ as well as a few other issues relating to the State of Israel. Ron Weissenberg: How to Build the Roads Ron Weissenberg: How to Build the Roads Fri, 02 Mar 2018 21:58:21 GMT 43:14 5b0b2dcb5d2f788725c01e9f no https://shows.pippa.io/the-rational-standard-podcast/ron-weissenberg-how-to-build-the-roads full