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Schools of Thought in Classical Liberalism, Part 6: Anarcho-Capitalism
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Schools of Thought in Classical Liberalism, Part 6: Anarcho-Capitalism

So now we’re going to look at Murray Rothbard, David Friedman, and anarcho-capitalism. Murray Rothbard, famous for lots of things but particularly his book For a New Liberty. David Friedman, who’s Milton Friedman’s son, wrote a book called The Machinery

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Liberty Chronicles, Ep. 51: What is Classical Liberal History? (with Mike Douma and Phil Magness)
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Liberty Chronicles, Ep. 51: What is Classical Liberal History? (with Mike Douma and Phil Magness)

Anthony Comegna: Mike Douma is an assistant research professor at Georgetown University and the director of the Georgetown Institute for the Study of Markets and Ethics. His research background is in American and Dutch history, slavery, capitalism, and historical methods.

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House of Cards: Frank Underwood’s Top 3 Lessons on Politics – Learn Liberty
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House of Cards: Frank Underwood’s Top 3 Lessons on Politics – Learn Liberty

In a world where politicians will do almost anything to punish their political enemies, from closing down lanes of bridge traffic to turning loose the IRS, Netflix’s series House of Cards and its tale of the ruthless and ambitious congressman

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Does Trade Promote Peace?
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Does Trade Promote Peace?

Since the days of Adam Smith, many economists have argued that free trade benefits all nations by increasing their standards of living and wealth. Yet, there is another very important but commonly overlooked benefit of free trade, which is its

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Schools of Thought in Classical Liberalism, Part 1: Introduction
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Schools of Thought in Classical Liberalism, Part 1: Introduction

So what I want to look at today is: What is the proper role of government? What should governments do, and what should they not do? Classical liberals all agree that government should be limited, but they disagree about how

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Schools of Thought in Classical Liberalism, Part 4: The Austrian School
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Schools of Thought in Classical Liberalism, Part 4: The Austrian School

Let’s look at Friedrich Hayek, Ludwig von Mises, and the Austrian school. Now they have lots of similarities between Hayek and Mises, but I want to identify what I see as the significant differences between these two thinkers. And the

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Schools of Thought in Classical Liberalism, Part 2: Milton Friedman and the Chicago School
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Schools of Thought in Classical Liberalism, Part 2: Milton Friedman and the Chicago School

Now I want to look at Milton Friedman and the Chicago school. Milton Friedman, of course, the famous former president of the American Economic Association, Nobel Prize winner, wrote best-selling books, Capitalism and Freedom and Free to Choose, the latter

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Why Do Politicians All Sound the Same?
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Why Do Politicians All Sound the Same?

Have you ever wondered why politicians from different parties, especially during presidential campaigns, end up saying exactly the same stuff? It actually makes sense that they do. I can tell you why by explaining something called the median voter theorem.

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Liberty Chronicles, Ep. 3: The Liberal and Marxist Theories of History
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Liberty Chronicles, Ep. 3: The Liberal and Marxist Theories of History

Anthony Comegna: When we think about what exactly causes change over time, we can obviously have a couple different answers. Some people like to say that things are basically random. Other people say, “Well, no. There really are no random

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Episode 144: How American Politics Went Insane (with Jonathan Rauch)
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Episode 144: How American Politics Went Insane (with Jonathan Rauch)

Trevor Burrus: Welcome to Free Thoughts from Libertarianism.org and the Cato Institute. I’m Trevor Burrus. Aaron Ross Powell: And I’m Aaron Powell. Trevor Burrus: Joining us today is Jonathan Rauch, a Senior Writer for the National Journal Magazine of Washington

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