Doherty traces the global history of American libertarianism from ancient times to the modern era.
Doherty combines a short biography of the mother of Objectivism with an analysis of the intellectual impact of her published works.
Doherty explores how misinformation spreads through the media, focusing particularly on commonly-quoted statistical errors.
Robert LeFevre established educational programs and supported publications that aimed to spread and popularize libertarian ideas.
An activist, journalist, and author involved in both the conservative and libertarian movements, Hess opposed taxation and promoted neighborhood self-sufficiency.
Israel M. Kirzner is a noted economist of the Austrian School known most for his work on the role of entrepreneur in the market.
Charles Murray’s work has questioned the effectiveness and implications of the American welfare state and promoted individualist solutions instead.
Murray Rothbard’s writings provided a detailed and systematic explanation of politics, society, and economics consistent with libertarian ideas.
Radicals for Capitalism will take its place alongside other key books about American ideological and political movements.
Alan Gura joins us for a discussion on gun rights. The 2nd Amendment has been upheld as an individual right - what’s next for gun laws in America?
Nicholas Mosvick joins us to discuss the complexity of Fernando Wood, the mayor of New York who wished the state seceded during the Civil War.
Professor Joseph Kelly tells us the forgotten story of Stephen Hopkins and how the Virginia Company lacked real leadership & direction.
A guide to books on the history of liberty and libertarianism.
You can think of negative liberty as being about the absence of external limits, and positive liberty as the absence of internal limits.
D’Amato profiles Robert Anton Wilson, an eclectic thinker with a strong commitment to individualism and a penchant for mischief.
Root tells the tale of several noted leftists of the ’20s who found themselves marked right-wing reactionaries in the wake of FDR’s New Deal.