Liberty Chronicles, Ep. 42: Candlelight Conspiracy

Liberty Chronicles, Ep. 42: Candlelight Conspiracy

Anthony Comegna: In the Locofoco, or Equal Rights Movement’s, first year Tammany Hall and its press organs seemed almost happy that the anti-monopoly radicals that had plagued their party for so long were now gone. Following the candlelight nominating convention Tammany tried to carry on business as usual. They clamped down on officeholders, demanded partisan Read more about Liberty Chronicles, Ep. 42: Candlelight Conspiracy[…]

12. The Importance of Economic Liberty | Foundational Concepts in Economics with Howard Baetjer

12. The Importance of Economic Liberty | Foundational Concepts in Economics with Howard Baetjer

Howard Baetjer: All right ladies and gentleman. In this lecture we’re going to get to the second of what I see as the two crucial institutions of a free economy and a free society, and that is freedom of exchange. We’ll contrast it with at least ostensibly well-meaning restriction of exchange, restriction of voluntary exchange Read more about 12. The Importance of Economic Liberty | Foundational Concepts in Economics with Howard Baetjer[…]

Episode 130: Rothbard’s Ethics of Liberty, Part 2

Episode 130: Rothbard’s Ethics of Liberty, Part 2

Aaron Ross Powell: Welcome to Free Thoughts from Libertarianism.org and the Cato institute, I’m Aaron Powell. Trevor Burrus: I’m Trevor Burrus. Grant Babcock: I’m Grant Babcock. Jason Kuznicki: And I am Jason Kuznicki. Aaron Ross Powell: Today we’re doing part two of our discussion of Murray Rothbard’s 1982 book The Ethics of Liberty, today we’ll Read more about Episode 130: Rothbard’s Ethics of Liberty, Part 2[…]

Episode 168: Arguments for Liberty: Kantianism (with Jason Kuznicki)

Episode 168: Arguments for Liberty: Kantianism (with Jason Kuznicki)

Aaron Ross Powell: Welcome to Free Thoughts from Libertarianism.org and the Cato Institute. I’m Aaron Powell. Grant Babcock: And I’m Grant Babcock. Aaron Ross Powell: Joining us today is our colleague Jason Kuznicki. He’s a Cato Institute research fellow, editor of Cato Unbound and he’s author of the upcoming book, Technology and the End of Read more about Episode 168: Arguments for Liberty: Kantianism (with Jason Kuznicki)[…]

House of Cards: Frank Underwood’s Top 3 Lessons on Politics – Learn Liberty

House of Cards: Frank Underwood’s Top 3 Lessons on Politics – Learn Liberty

In a world where politicians will do almost anything to punish their political enemies, from closing down lanes of bridge traffic to turning loose the IRS, Netflix’s series House of Cards and its tale of the ruthless and ambitious congressman Frank Underwood straddles the line between fiction and reality. Here are the top three lessons Read more about House of Cards: Frank Underwood’s Top 3 Lessons on Politics – Learn Liberty[…]

What Is Libertarianism? – Learn Liberty

What Is Libertarianism? – Learn Liberty

Speaker 1: It’s been described as the “Libertarian Moment.” The media and political pundits are trying to understand a new surging political movement, capturing the hearts and minds of a younger generation. Who are libertarians and what do they believe? Well, libertarianism isn’t new. It didn’t just start with Ron Paul. These days they are Read more about What Is Libertarianism? – Learn Liberty[…]

Randy Barnett: The Declaration of Independence & the Constitution [NSS 2018]

Randy Barnett: The Declaration of Independence & the Constitution [NSS 2018]

The Declaration provides the justification for the Constitution. The Constitution does not justify itself, we interpret the Constitution according to its original meaning. But, we interpret the Articles of Confederation according to its original meaning, the Constitution of the Confederate States of America according to its original meaning. But what makes our Constitution our Constitution? Read more about Randy Barnett: The Declaration of Independence & the Constitution [NSS 2018][…]

Liberty by Bowen Xu

Liberty by Bowen Xu

My roots come from China, but I’ve always lived in Finland, which is a very libertarian country. Often, people here easily forget how well they have it here. The freedom I get here means a lot to me, and it means the freedom to explore not only what the world can bring, but also yourself. Read more about Liberty by Bowen Xu[…]

Star Wars Conspiracy – Is Star Wars About The Holocaust? – Learn Liberty
Why Gun Control Laws Don’t Work: Meet Local Coordinator Aeris Stewart

Why Gun Control Laws Don’t Work: Meet Local Coordinator Aeris Stewart

As a teenage girl, like, I need that personal protection. My name is Aeris Stewart. I’m from Claremont, California originally but I am going to school in Boston, Massachusetts. Liberty to me is twofold, It’s both personal freedom and personal responsibility In other words, you have the freedom to live as you choose, but you Read more about Why Gun Control Laws Don’t Work: Meet Local Coordinator Aeris Stewart[…]