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Welcome to the Statrix

featuring Trevor Burrus on Feb 12, 2018

Burrus describes how the state destroys our ability to conceive of a world where it doesn’t take on certain tasks.

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Karl Hess: Toward Liberty

featuring Karl Hess on Sep 7, 2016

An Academy Award-winning documentary about the libertarian intellectual and activist Karl Hess, directed by Peter Ladue and Roland Halle.

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Essential Hayek: Who is F.A. Hayek?

featuring Donald J. Boudreaux on Jun 18, 2015

In this video, we provide an overview of Hayek’s life, his accomplishments, and the events that influenced his thinking.

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Essential Hayek: Rule of Law

featuring Donald J. Boudreaux on Jun 18, 2015

In this video, we explore one of Hayek’s lifelong pursuits: understanding the difference between legislation and law.

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Essential Hayek: Economic Booms and Busts

featuring Donald J. Boudreaux on Jun 18, 2015

In this video, we explore Hayek’s work on economic booms and busts, for which he was awarded a Nobel Prize in Economics in 1974.

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Essential Hayek: Knowledge and Prices

featuring Donald J. Boudreaux on Jun 18, 2015

In this video, we explore one of Hayek’s best known ideas and perhaps his most profound insight - the role of prices in conveying information.

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The Morality of Profit

featuring Tom G. Palmer on Jun 3, 2014

The free market needs and deserves a moral defense.

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Why Does 1% of History Have 99% of the Wealth?

featuring Deirdre McCloskey on May 12, 2014

Prof. Deirdre McCloskey explains how changes in Holland and England in the 1600s and 1700s opened the door for innovation to take off.

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Can One Person Save an Endangered Species?

featuring Laura Huggins on Feb 3, 2014

Laura Huggins shows how property rights can be used to protect endangered species by telling the story of Hank Fischer and the gray wolf.

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Free Will and Human Dignity

featuring James R. Otteson on Feb 3, 2014

What is the value of free will and the ability to make your own choices?

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3 Absurd Reasons for Banning Drugs

featuring Stephen Davies on Feb 3, 2014

Prof. Stephen Davies shows the historical thought processes behind banning drugs.