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Ron Paul

Dr. Ron Paul was formerly the U.S. Representative for Texas’s 14th congressional district. He has also been a three-time candidate for President of the United States; as a Libertarian in 1988 and as a Republican in 2008 and 2012. He is the father of Senator Rand Paul.

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Ron Paul at Reason’s 15th Anniversary

featuring Ron Paul on Apr 15, 1983

Ron Paul praises Reason Magazine’s influence in the liberty movement and discusses Washington’s need for new ideas.

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Politics, Ideas, and Freedom

featuring Ron Paul on Sep 19, 1981

Dr. Ron Paul shares his personal philosophy on how ideas can inform politics in this 1981 video from a Council for a Competitive Economy event.

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The Economic Crisis On Our Doorstep

featuring Ron Paul on Sep 19, 1988

Ron Paul predicts an economic crisis as the end result of the government’s fiscal policies.

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Paul, Ron (1935-)

by David Boaz on Aug 15, 2008

Ron Paul was the 1988 Libertarian Party presidential nominee and is a public figure who has helped bring libertarianism to political attention.

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Libertarians in Government

by Bruce Bartlett on Jan 1, 1979

Libertarians in government take libertarianism out of the realm of theory and into the real world.

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Preorder The Libertarian Mind by David Boaz

featuring David Boaz on Jan 20, 2015

The Libertarian Mind is an updated edition of David Boaz’s classic book Libertarianism: A Primer. It will be available February 2015.

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School Choice from Rand to Ron

by Pamela J. Hobart on Jun 7, 2019

Currie-Knight’s study of libertarian views on education shows that there has never been ‘a’ libertarian approach to school choice.

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Black History and Liberty

by Jonathan Blanks on Jan 23, 2012

Blanks discusses the struggles for freedom during the civil rights movement and libertarians hesitancy to address the period.

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The 1977 Libertarian Party National Convention

by Tom G. Palmer and Tom Avery on Oct 1, 1977

“To be successful, Rothbard stressed, we need not only undergo what he called the “baptism of intellect,” but the “baptism of will” as well.”