Branden talks about the importance of critical thought.
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.”
In this video, Rasmussen and Sirico speak on the relationship between rights, morality, the law, and political society
Palmer and Leube discuss a recently-released paper by Leube on social justice, adapted from his 1989 book, A ‘Hayekian’ Critique of Social Justice.
Higgs discusses the “ratchet effect” - the concept that having grabbed authority in a crisis, government institution’s rarely relinquish those powers.
Richman describes the state of public education in modern America, and talks about how to use competition to fix it.
Liggio recounts the story of the modern libertarian movement in America, beginning with the resistance to FDR’s New Deal programs in the 1930s
Bandow lectures on the virtues of having a free society.
Szasz presents seven reasons why health care is becoming more and more expensive.
Ebeling presents the libertarian case for unilateral free trade and open immigration.
Garrison provides a history of central banking and analyzes the most common criticisms of the central banking system.
This Solzhenitsyn excerpt tells the stories of a group of cancer patients as they undergo therapy in a hospital in Soviet Uzbekistan in 1955.
Bernholz and Tullock speak at a conference about the mechanics of voting in democratic societies.
In this lecture from 1994, Martino and Klaus speak about the free market reforms they helped bring about in their respective countries in the early 1990.