Karl Hess speaks about libertarianism and harmonious living at the National Libertarian Party convention in 1985.
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Mario Rizzo, Jack High, and Richard Langlois present papers on the economics of antitrust legislation.
Milton Friedman talks about the origins of progress, modernization, wealth and the “miracle of America.”
Public choice economist James M. Buchanan speaks about antitrust rules and politics as a predictable, incentive-driven process in this 1983 video.
Ed Clark, Murray Rothbard, and Bruce Daniel describe the inherent problems in the current Social Security system and propose a more libertarian alternative.
Leonard Liggio gives a sweeping history of foreign policy from the 1700s to the Cold War in this 1981 video.
Sheldon Richman gives an introduction to the idea of spontaneous order in this 1981 video.
George H. Smith was formerly Senior Research Fellow for the Institute for Humane Studies, a lecturer on American History for Cato Summer Seminars, and Executive Editor of Knowledge Products. He authors a weekly essay series, Excursions, at Libertarianism.org.
A prolific author and Austrian economist, Murray Rothbard promoted a form of free market anarchism he called “anarcho-capitalism.”
Gene Burns is a talk radio host and ran for the presidential nomination of the Libertarian Party in 1984. In this lecture, given at a Libertarian Party of California event in 1991, Burns speaks about generally about the nature of government and the attitude of Thomas Jefferson and the other Founding Fathers when they drafted the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the Bill of Rights.