Murray Rothbard shares how he became a libertarian and his subsequent intellectual journey.
Speeches, events, short videos, and more.
Robert J. Smith introduces the idea of free market environmentalism: an approach to environmental conservation that advocates the private ownership of resources.
Aaron Ross Powell, Tom G. Palmer, and Sloane Frost each answer the question “Why Liberty?” in this Cato Student Forum.
Dominick Armentano makes the case that a competitive economy doesn’t need antitrust laws to function well.
David Friedman lists problems he believes he has found with moral-rights based justifications for libertarianism.
George H. Smith theorizes on what rights children retain—if any—in this 1981 video.
Solveig Singleton explains how a regulatory vision of digital privacy can disrupt the free flow of information in society.
Joan Kennedy Taylor reviews the rise of the modern feminist movement and compares the goals of feminism with those of classical liberalism.
Edward H. Crane lays out a strategy to convert the public into “Hayekian intellectuals,” one of his purposes in founding the Cato Institute.
George H. Smith and David D. Friedman have a debate over whether economics or ethics forms a better basis for libertarian ideas.