Jul 12, 1984

Are We Still on the Road to Serfdom?

Eamonn Butler is an author on economic and social issues and the director and co-founder of the Adam Smith Institute.

In this lecture from 1984, Butler talks about Friedrich Hayek’s 1944 classic, The Road to Serfdom. He reviews the path to a totalitarian society that Hayek sketches in the short book, and comes to the conclusion that for the most part the Western world is done with heavy-handed authoritarian experimentation.