Williams discusses his libertarian philosophy.
Murray Rothbard explains the scholarly debates surrounding the American Revolution.
An overview of the state of the world around 1400.
How was the abolitionist Moncure Conway widely criticized by other American abolitionists for his peace proposal that would end the Civil War?
The storied life of America’s young revolutionary.
Tonie Nathan was the running mate of 1976 Libertarian presidential candidate John Hospers and the first woman to receive an electoral vote.
The liberal imagination is pleased by multicultural societies like Mauritius but its culture was built with violent sacrifice.
The colonial period was one of booming production and commerce, a deeply commercialized culture noted by its fashions, ever changing tastes, and values.
This Thanksgiving, blow your relatives’ minds by exploding the myth of self government.
The Declaration of Independence is considered an establishing document of America and the place where the country’s values were initially written out.
The most prominent of America’s contradictions is that its Founding documents were written by white men who owned black human beings as farm equipment, yet they expressed a commitment to liberty.
Edgar Allen Poe was no Locofoco sympathizer, but he did tell a tale about class struggle much different than the ones we have discussed before.
What is the real origin story of America?
Monroe was not a deep thinker, as were Jefferson and Madison, nor was he the charismatic leader that Washington was.
Athenian banks afforded women and slaves a chance at economic autonomy. This was possible because of lax enforcement of laws restricting their economic liberty.
One of the leading economists of the last century, James M. Buchanan was one of the founders of the public choice theory of economics.
Timothy Sandefur joins us this week to discuss how Frederick Douglass does not align perfectly into the accepted political factions of today.
Smith constructed four maxims of taxation for public funding.