For Filmore, slavery was a moral wrong, and imposing on states’ rights was a legal wrong, but for U.S. history, the chimera of legislation that became the Compromise of 1850 was a catastrophic mistake.
The United States is not the only country arguing over free speech. In Brazil, recent developments have also put free speech in jeopardy.
Libertarianism is, fundamentally, an other-regarding philosophy that emphasizes our obligations to refrain from dominating others and from imposing our vision of the good life on them.
Stephen Davies joins us today to discuss how we live in a social and economic world that is fundamentally different from the one inhabited by our ancestors.
Have you been bombarded with robocalls? The average American is getting 22 calls per month and Ethan Garr joins us to discuss how he is trying to mitigate the pestering.
In The Road to Serfdom F. A. Hayek warned that allowing the government the powers needed to enact a welfare state risked undermining political liberty.
As we continue to uncover more about the ancient African world, Anoba will highlight figures who had a profound impact on early Africa’s development.
American was founded upon the immodest proposition that the best response to bad speech is more speech. It is a fundamentally democratic proposition, one that is as appropriate for the digital age as it was for the 1780s.
Beveridge targeted “five giants”; want, disease, ignorance, squalor, and idleness, all needed solutions from the welfare state.
The turf war between government agencies over 5G could delay innovation and harm America’s international leadership in the technology.
Future U.S. leaders should to adopt a policy of skepticism and restraint toward foreign movements that purport to embrace democracy, argues Ted Galen Carpenter.
How did F. A. Hayek’s The Road to Serfdom and Sir William Beveridge’s Social Insurance and Allied Services shape the politics of the welfare state in the United States and the United Kingdom?
Continuing his review of Gray’s Seven Types of Atheism, Smith explains how Gray greatly exaggerates Nietzsche’s influence on Rand, and he criticizes Gray’s misstatements about Rand’s notion of sacrifice.
Carl B. Frey joins us to discuss how we can study the industrial revolution to inform our understanding of the imminent automation revolution.
Currie-Knight’s study of libertarian views on education shows that there has never been ‘a’ libertarian approach to school choice.
Alexandra Natapoff joins us today to discuss how misdemeanors turn innocent people in to criminals.
The major difference between macroeconomics and microeconomics is actually their respective methods, not their subject matters.
Paul Matzko and Matthew Feeney dissect the gig economy & how their contractors generally seem to enjoy the flexibility of their work.