George H. Smith critically examines the claim that Jean Meslier was a communist anarchist.
Blockchain technology and other advances help expand our ability to make enforceable agreements without the state.
America’s first identifiably libertarian political movement began as a conspiracy to conquer Tammany Hall.
Burrus describes how the state destroys our ability to conceive of a world where it doesn’t take on certain tasks.
Parental leave policies, like many government mandates, often fail to produce the good outcomes hoped for or even have negative unintended consequences.
Kate Sills joins us for a conversation on smart contracts and the future of blockchain technology.
Arbitrary deportations seem designed to instill fear in good people.
Presley offers advice for thinking independently.
George H. Smith explains Jean Meslier’s three major objections to Christian morality, as taught by Jesus.
William Leggett’s antislavery wasn’t just spontaneous. His editorial career was spent teasing out the finer points of libertarian theory.
Smith discusses some of the very few abolitionists who defended the right of southern states to secede from the Union.
Cato Institute Vice President of Communications Khristine Brookes joins us to discuss the ever-changing world of news and media.
George H. Smith explains the role of the Catholic Church in the French government, and how Jean Meslier reconciled his atheism with his role as a priest.
Social contract theories say that governments are just institutions that protect people’s liberties. Such theories serve to conceal the state’s tyranny.
William Leggett was the man who created the first identifiably libertarian movement in American history.
Tom W. Bell joins us for a Live Free Thoughts to talk about the emerging trend of private start up governments.
George H. Smith explains some of the libertarian ideas of Jean Meslier, the notorious atheist-priest.
William Morgan was about to publish the Freemasons’ tightly controlled secrets. Morgan planned to expose the powers conferred by initiation.