Poole and Konkin debate what constitutes libertarian beliefs, how broadly libertarianism should be defined, and how best to apply the principles of libertarianism.
Liggio speaks about the reemergence of classical liberalism as a reaction to Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s New Deal policies and America’s entry into World War II.
Leonard Liggio tells the history of classical liberalism in this 1985 lecture.
Frank Van Dun asks whether social pressure can be coercive in this 1985 lecture.
Bill Domhoff, Murray Rothbard, and Bill Evers explain how big business can be so attracted to big government.
In this video from a 1984 Libertarian Party of Maryland meeting, Hess remarks on the importance of community in the commitment to liberty.
Stephen Davies shares the history of the Levellers, a group of radical individualists in 17th century England.
In this video from a Libertarian International conference in 1984, Robert Poole speaks about the moral frameworks surrounding national defense and foreign policy.
Williams explains how the state gets in the way of minorities finding gainful employment through occupational licensing restrictions.
In this lecture from 1984, Eamonn Butler talks about Friedrich Hayek’s 1944 classic, The Road to Serfdom.
In this video from 1984, John Burton speaks about the factors that he believe will ultimately lead to the downfall of the mixed economy.