Richman describes the state of public education in modern America, and talks about how to use competition to fix it.
Sheldon Richman is former vice president and editor at the Future of Freedom Foundation and former senior editor at the Cato Institute and the Institute for Humane Studies. For 15 years he was editor of The Freeman, published by the Foundation for Economic Education in Irvington, New York. He is the author of Separating School & State: How to Liberate America’s Families; Your Money or Your Life: Why We Must Abolish the Income Tax; and Tethered Citizens: Time to Repeal the Welfare State. He runs the Free Association blog at his website, sheldonrichman.com.
Addressing the problems with the two main approaches to privacy rights in America, Richman advocates for a Lockean approach.
Sheldon Richman has been a staple of modern libertarianism. His work builds on an argument that politicians do not build societies.
West, Hornberger and Richman discuss state education and the some of the historical arguments against it.
Sheldon Richman joins us to talk about the origins of the U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights. Why are these documents venerated by many libertarians?