Good tech principles will become good governance principles, whether governments want them to or not.
George H. Smith explains the controversial arguments of the deist John Toland, as defended in Christianity not Mysterious.
Benjamin Lay, the lone Quaker dwarf abolitionist was perhaps the most radical person on the planet during his own time.
Smith explains why Spooner believed that defending the unconstitutionality of slavery was essential to abolitionism.
Elizabeth Anderson joins us to talk about her new book, Private Government: How Employers Rule Our Lives (and Why We Don’t Talk About It).
Presley reviews La Boétie’s classic essay.
Saying people have a right to health care is based on a conceptual confusion.
George H. Smith explains why Edward Gibbon rejected miraculous accounts in his masterpiece, The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire.
What happened in Haiti in the 1790s was unique and truly revolutionary.
Brock Cusick joins us this week to talk about bitcoin and the decentralized blockchain technology that bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies run on.
George H. Smith explains the basic tenets of deism and why it posed a political threat.
What, exactly, is a revolution?
Smith explores some features of Spooner’s philosophy of law, as found in The Unconstitutionality of Slavery.
Peter Van Doren joins us for a discussion on Richard Thaler’s work in behavioral economics.
Roderick T. Long, Jacob T. Levy, David Bernstein and R. Richard Geddes present on “Race, Class, and Gender” at an IHS Fellows Research Colloquium, 1997.
George H. Smith explains the origins of deism and its basic ideas.
Happy Halloween from Liberty Chronicles! We’re celebrating Reformation Day and replaying one of our favorite episodes on the Salem Witch Trials.
Smith discusses Spooner’s defense of the right to use violence in self-defense, even against agents of a government.