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.
Ron Paul was the 1988 Libertarian Party presidential nominee and is a public figure who has helped bring libertarianism to political attention.
Ron Paul praises Reason Magazine’s influence in the liberty movement and discusses Washington’s need for new ideas.
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.
Ron Paul predicts an economic crisis as the end result of the government’s fiscal policies.
“The critical importance of having a few libertarians…holding any…office is that they take libertarianism out of the realm of theory and into the real world.”
Aaron Ross Powell, Tom G. Palmer, and Sloane Frost each answer the question “Why Liberty?” in this Cato Student Forum.
Libertarianism—the philosophy of personal and economic freedom—has deep roots in Western civilization and in American history, and it’s growing stronger.
The Libertarian Mind is an updated edition of David Boaz’s classic book Libertarianism: A Primer. It will be available February 2015.
Libertarians certainly like to debate the merits of the non-aggression principle. Matt Zwolinksi attempts to figure out what libertarians really think.
Blanks discusses the struggles for freedom during the civil rights movement and libertarians hesitancy to address the period.
Should libertarians support the death penalty? Ben Jones argues that both evidence and philosophy say no.
“To be successful, Rothbard stressed, we need not only undergo what he called the “baptism of intellect,” but the “baptism of will” as well.”
Some feminists call for unlibertarian laws. Brown argues the best response is not to abandon feminism, but to build a libertarian alternative.
The libertarian alliance with conservatism is called “fusionism.” It needs to end.