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Democracy vs Doulocracy, Part 3

by William Wilson in 1848

Our author continues his assault on slavery by declaring that the world had advanced too far to allow slavery any further.

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Democracy vs Doulocracy, Part 2

by William Wilson in 1848

After defining his terms, our author shifts to a full explanation of slavery’s sinful violations of Christian precepts.

Free Thoughts

The Collapse of the Local Community (with Tim Carney)

featuring Aaron Ross Powell and Trevor Burrus on Mar 8, 2019

‘Forgotten America’ or ‘Alienated America’? Tim Carney joins us to discuss his book about the impact that strong communities have on people’s lives.

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Democracy vs Doulocracy, Part 1

by William Wilson in 1848

In 1848 Americans joined the bulk of Europe in sparking a revolutionary movement which slowly burned into an abolition wildfire.

Building Tomorrow

A Libertarian Approach to the Green New Deal

featuring Paul Matzko and Peter Van Doren on Mar 7, 2019

Hold your cows, Alexandria Ocasio Cortez’s Green New Deal actually wouldn’t make enough of a global impact to matter. 

Building Tomorrow

Is Netflix Ruining Culture?

by Pamela J. Hobart on Mar 5, 2019

Contrary to the fears of cultural critics, the rise of digitization has transformed film, music, books, & television for the better. 

Liberty Chronicles

Ep. 96: Seward’s “Little Bell”

featuring Anthony Comegna on Mar 5, 2019

Seward’s “little bell” made for the perfect legend, whether he said the famous phrase or not. 

Liberty Chronicles

Ep. 95: The Politics of the Confederacy

featuring Anthony Comegna on Feb 26, 2019

Conservative or not, the Confederates would have to revolutionize their approach to the war before they could ever hope to win it.

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A Libertarian Model of the Social Safety Net

by David S. D’Amato on Feb 23, 2019

The paternalistic welfare state has failed to create a reliable social safety net. Decentralized, voluntary institutions can do the job better.