Bandow lectures on the virtues of having a free society.
Liggio recounts the story of the modern libertarian movement in America, beginning with the resistance to FDR’s New Deal programs in the 1930s
Richman describes the state of public education in modern America, and talks about how to use competition to fix it.
Higgs discusses the “ratchet effect” - the concept that having grabbed authority in a crisis, government institution’s rarely relinquish those powers.
Palmer and Leube discuss a recently-released paper by Leube on social justice, adapted from his 1989 book, A ‘Hayekian’ Critique of Social Justice.
In this video, Rasmussen and Sirico speak on the relationship between rights, morality, the law, and political society
Sadowsky and Rasmussen discuss the organization of society, the nature of rights, and whether or not there is any legitimacy to claims of the “common good.”
Branden talks about the importance of critical thought.
Machan discusses philosophical skepticism, particularly with regard to observed reality.
West, Hornberger and Richman discuss state education and the some of the historical arguments against it.
Carpenter explores the connection between a country’s foreign policy and domestic policy.
O’Driscoll discusses organic structures vs designed structures in society, and their significance to different economic schools.
Rizzo explains the basic principles of Austrian economics.
Ebeling discusses the austrian economic tradition.
Fritz discusses the importance of a state-free educational system.
In this talk, Branden claims that Ayn Rand’s life and work could be seen as a feminist manifesto.