The course of world history itself depended on the outcome of the Dorr War and the actions of early libertarian women like Ann Parlin.
Dan Ikenson joins us to answer one important question: is the United States in a trade war?
George H. Smith explains an important controversy about when the Two Treatises was written and the influence of the Levellers on Locke.
We are celebrating Liberty Chronicles’ first anniversary with a special Free Thoughts/Liberty Chronicles crossover episode featuring Trevor Burrus.
Will Duffield joins us again to discuss Cambridge Analytica and the future of social media.
George H. Smith explains the significance, for Locke, of the increased productivity caused by labor, and the relationship between money and property.
Steve Horwitz joins us to discuss the relationship between classical liberal history and economics.
Peter Van Doren joins us again to discuss his time on jury duty.
George H. Smith explains how Locke dealt with some problems in the traditional Christian theory of private property.
Michael Douma and Phil Magness join us to discuss their new book What is Classical Liberal History?
Eamonn Butler joins us to discuss his new book Ayn Rand: An Introduction.
George H. Smith discusses Robert Nozick’s criticisms of Locke’s property theory.
David M. Hart joins us to discuss his latest book, Social Class and State Power.
Keith E. Whittington joins us to discuss his book Speak Freely: Why Universities Must Defend Free Speech.
George H. Smith explains Locke’s ideas on how we should interpret a philosophic text, and the relationship between labor and private property.
In July 1842, Rhode Island had two state governments. The rest of New England watched, wondering if they would spill into a civil war.
Peter T. Leeson joins us to talk about his new book WTF?!: An Economic Tour of the Weird.
In his first essay in a new series on John Locke, Smith explains some essential features of Locke’s case for private property.