The famous Roman statesman advocated the principles that became the bedrock of liberty in the modern world.
Jim Powell joins us for a discussion on the New Deal policies of Franklin D. Roosevelt. Did the New Deal really pull America out of the Great Depression?
Jim Powell joins us for a discussion on how the tradition of liberty in the United States was established and how it subsequently flourished.
Erasmus, a great Renaissance scholar, was a champion of peace and religious toleration.
Born into slavery, Frederick Douglass became a prominent abolitionist and advocate of women’s rights.
Swiss-born thinker, politician, author, and activist Benjamin Constant defended freedom in France against the ancien regime, the Terror, and Napoleon.
Albert Jay Nock, author, aesthete, and social critic, was an advocate of liberty in a collectivist age.
Daniel O’Connell was a lawyer, a peerless orator, and Ireland’s prominent political leader in the first half of the 19th century.
Agitator and pamphleteer par excellence, Thomas Paine was involved in both the American and French Revolutions.
Algernon Sidney was a 17th century English politician and philosopher who defied monarchism and was ultimately executed for his criticism of the English crown.
Friedrich A. Hayek was a Nobel Laureate economist. He contributed to our understanding of free market economies and free societies generally.
Edward Coke was a great English jurist, scholar, and reformer. He opposed absolute monarchy and promoted the common law.
The French satirist, agitator, writer, and politician Frédéric Bastiat was France’s foremost champion of liberty in the 19th century.
Ludwig von Mises founded the modern Austrian School of economics, and wrote the sweeping, authoritative treatise Human Action.
Herbert Spencer was a 19th century philosopher, sociologist, and biologist and a prominent advocate for laissez-faire policies.
Richard Cobden was the premiere advocate of free trade in 19th century Britain.
James Madison was the fourth President of the United States and was the chief architect of the United States Constitution.
Samuel Adams was an important popular agitator and organizer during the American Revolution.