George H. Smith gives a brief summary of the history and political purposes behind state education.
In this video from 1982, Rothbard gives a lecture on what he identified as the 6 stages of building an independent libertarian movement.
Don Lavoie uses the economy of the Soviet Union as an example of the failure of Marxian-style communism.
Edward H. Crane lays out a strategy to convert the public into “Hayekian intellectuals,” one of his purposes in founding the Cato Institute.
John Northrup explains what liberty means to him in this 1982 speech.
George H. Smith shares with the audience his discovery of the writings of the 19th-century voluntaryists in England.
Dr. Ron Paul shares his personal philosophy on how ideas can inform politics in this 1981 video from a Council for a Competitive Economy event.
Robert J. Smith introduces the idea of free market environmentalism: an approach to environmental conservation that advocates the private ownership of resources.
Dominick Armentano makes the case that a competitive economy doesn’t need antitrust laws to function well.
Murray Rothbard shares how he became a libertarian and his subsequent intellectual journey.
Bruce Evoy delivers Patrick Henry’s iconic “Give me liberty, or give me death!” speech at the Virginia Libertarian Party convention in 1981.
George H. Smith theorizes on what rights children retain—if any—in this 1981 video.
David Friedman lists problems he believes he has found with moral-rights based justifications for libertarianism.