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Ronald Reagan: Fate, Freedom, and the Making of History

featuring John Patrick Diggins, John Samples, Jonathan Clarke, & Steven Hayward on Feb 22, 2007

Following his departure from office, Ronald Reagan was marginalized thanks to liberal biases that dominate the teaching of American history.

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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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The Speech

by Roy A. Childs, Jr. on Sep 1, 1980

“If Ronald Reagan is the knight of modern conservatism, [it’s] time someone pointed out that the armor is tarnished, the joints creaking, and the sword dulled.”

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The Lesser of Two Frights

by Roy A. Childs, Jr. and Jeff Riggenbach on Dec 1, 1980

“The Clark campaign brought libertarianism to nationwide public attention on a scale…considered impossible by almost everyone only four years ago.”

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The Battle for Reagan’s Mind

by Bruce Bartlett on Jul 1, 1980

“Unless something unforeseen happens, Reagan will probably remain committed at least to the Kemp-Roth program.”

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The Libertarian Party’s First Decade

featuring David Nolan, Don Ernsberger, Robert Poole, & Roy A. Childs, Jr. on Apr 11, 1981

Nolan, Ernsberger, Childs, and Poole discuss the achievements and strategy of the Libertarian Party on the 10th anniversary of its founding.

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Instagram is the New Fireside Chat

featuring Paul Matzko, Will Duffield, and John Samples on Jan 17, 2019

Some politicians seem authentic on social media & others completely miss the mark. Should political advertising on social media be regulated?

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Clark, Ed (1930-)

by David Boaz on Aug 15, 2008

The 1980 Libertarian party presidential candidate, Ed Clark is a public figure for the libertarian movement who played an important role popularizing it.

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Goldwater, Barry (1909-1998)

by Lee Edwards on Aug 15, 2008

Barry Goldwater’s stark commitment to a platform of freedom and limited government helped to realign public opinion in support of economic conservatism.

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Tax Competition

by Daniel J. Mitchell on Aug 15, 2008

Tax competition occurs when governments adopt more attractive tax policies to attract people to live and do business within their borders.