To begin our series on the book that practically made modern political philosophy, we join Locke in demoting Adam from global dictator to mere father.
George H. Smith explores Rand’s contention that America was sliding down a slippery slope to fascism.
Frances Whipple was almost your standard aristocrat, heir to an elite family name; but through a life of radical activism she helped transform America.
Diego Zuluaga joins us for a discussion on cryptocurrencies.
Whipple ends her feat of mediumship by chastising her audience for holding up a mere piece of paper as an idol worthy of thoughtless devotion.
Smith examines and criticizes Richard Ashcraft’s arguments that Locke was significantly influenced by the Levellers.
Channeling the spirit of Union Col. E. D. Baker, Frances Whipple became one of the earliest prominent voices for abolition in California politics.
The course of world history itself depended on the outcome of the Dorr War and the actions of early libertarian women like Ann Parlin.
Smith discusses some circumstances that led to the formation of the abolitionist Liberty Party in 1840.
From the Wisconsin territorial capitol, Abram D. Smith captivated his audience with tales of an electrified future of global republicanism.
The New York Times editorial board has it all wrong.
Dan Ikenson joins us to answer one important question: is the United States in a trade war?
Kuznicki draws a parallel between the “God of the Gaps” fallacy and how some people justify the state.
New technologies might help integrate communities living under local, customary property law into the global economy.
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.
Smith explains how George Fitzhugh defended slavery on the grounds that it provides an ideal system of socialism.
Will Duffield joins us again to discuss Cambridge Analytica and the future of social media.