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The Importance of History

by David Boaz on Jul 1, 2003

Boaz highlights how history shapes our view of the present and stresses the necessity of looking back to the Founding Fathers to learn what makes America great.

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Myths of the Nanny State

by Radley Balko on Sep 1, 2006

Balko argues that there simply isn’t much evidence to support the sky-is-falling scenarios offered up by proponents of modern paternalism.

Exploring Liberty

Simple Rules for a Complex World

featuring Richard A. Epstein on Feb 17, 2012

Epstein discusses his six “simple rules” that allow for civilized society.

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Objectivists and Libertarians

by David Boaz on Aug 1, 1997

Boaz addresses the question of whether libertarianism must rest on the Objectivist philosophical system.

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An Interview with F. A. Hayek

by James U. Blanchard III on May 1, 1984

Hayek discusses his book, “The Fatal Conceit,” the development of money, and Margaret Thatcher.

Exploring Liberty

The Machinery of Freedom

featuring David D. Friedman on Mar 6, 2012

Friedman discusses has book,The Machinery of Freedom, and offers some additional insights he has had since its publication.

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John Hospers Reads Alexander Solzhenitsyn

featuring John Hospers on Sep 15, 1994

This Solzhenitsyn excerpt tells the stories of a group of cancer patients as they undergo therapy in a hospital in Soviet Uzbekistan in 1955.