Explore

Video Collection

Race, Class, and Gender

featuring Roderick T. Long, Jacob T. Levy, David E. Bernstein, & R. Richard Geddes on Nov 2, 2017

Roderick T. Long, Jacob T. Levy, David Bernstein and R. Richard Geddes present on “Race, Class, and Gender” at an IHS Fellows Research Colloquium, 1997.

Video Collection

We’re in the Weeds (Freedom on Trial Commentary: Part 2)

featuring John Papola on Sep 13, 2017

Anne Rathbone Bradley, James K. Galbraith, and Michael Munger discuss the effect minimum wage laws have on upward mobility for those at the bottom of the economic ladder, a concept featured in our new courtroom drama series, #FreedomOnTrial.

Video Collection

Freedom on Trial

featuring John Papola on Sep 13, 2017

Freedom on Trial is a courtroom drama that takes viewers into the heart of the everyday issues that arise when an employer’s desire to hire more employees runs into the barrier of minimum wage laws, and when the government’s plans to “solve” income inequality only makes things worse.

Video Collection

Liberty

featuring Bowen Xu on Jan 18, 2017

Liberty by Bowen Xu is one of four winners in our first annual Libertarianism.org video contest!

Video Collection

Pursuit of Happiness

featuring Chris Allison on Jan 18, 2017

Pursuit of Happiness by Chris Allison is one of four winners in our first annual Libertarianism.org video contest!

Video Collection

Passion for Liberty

featuring John Russell on Jan 18, 2017

Passion for Liberty by John Russell is one of four winners in our first annual Libertarianism.org video contest!

Video Collection

Something to Be Passionate About

featuring Jim Truong on Jan 18, 2017

Something to Be Passionate About by Jim Truong is one of four winners in our first annual Libertarianism.org video contest!

Video Collection

Prospects for Peaceful Change in South Africa

featuring Helen Suzman on Dec 20, 2016

Anti-apartheid crusader Helen Suzman gives a Distinguished Lecture at the Cato Institute in 1989 about legally-established racial discrimination in South Africa.

Video Collection

Should Libertarians Vote?

featuring Aaron Ross Powell, Trevor Burrus, Jason Kuznicki, Jim Harper, & Michael F. Cannon on Nov 9, 2016

Aaron Powell and Trevor Burrus debate Jim Harper and Michael Cannon on the merits of voting.

Video Collection

Just Say No: Karl Hess on Resisting Authority

featuring Karl Hess in 1983


What does authority fear more than attack or subversion? The word “No.” In this video Karl Hess explores the concepts and consequences of defying authority.

Video Collection

Should Governments Regulate Marriage?

featuring Jason Kuznicki on Jun 29, 2015

Jason Kuznicki discusses the pre-political nature of marriage and  government’s role in the institution.

Video Collection

Patrick Henry: “Give me liberty, or give me death!”

featuring Bruce Evoy and Patrick Henry on Jun 7, 1981

Bruce Evoy delivers Patrick Henry’s iconic “Give me liberty, or give me death!” speech at the Virginia Libertarian Party convention in 1981.

Video Collection

Do Immigrants Change Public Policy?

featuring Alex Nowrasteh on May 25, 2015

Cato scholar Alex Nowrasteh explores the idea of open immigration and the effects it would have on American public policy.

Video Collection

What is a Law?

featuring Trevor Burrus on May 18, 2015

Trevor Burrus explains the meaning and origin of the common law, and differentiates that kind of law from rules that come about via regulation and legislation.