This week, on the latest installment of Uncommon Knowledge, Dr. Thomas Sowell of the Hoover Institution sits down with host Peter Robinson.

He’s plugging his latest publication, which is actually the fifth edition of his classic work, Basic Economics. Dr. Sowell makes economics readable and understandable. He takes a machete to the clichés and abstractions of the day in a no-nonsense manner.

Take a look at this interview, and be warned … you just might learn something.