Dr. Hoppe’s book ‘The Economics and Ethics of Private Property’ (mises.org/EEPP) is among the most important modern contributions to libertarian thought. Hoppe, like Rothbard, connects laissez-faire economics to normative libertarian theory with laserlike precision and inexorable logic. Property isn’t just a social construct determined by legislative fiat, but rather a necessary component of self-ownership and […]
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“To assume that government gives you rights takes you down a very dangerous path. After all, whatever government gives, government can take away.”
Ron Paul discusses the foundations of libertarianism — along with Connor Boyack, author of a new children’s book that features a character based on Dr. Paul.
Frederic Bastiat the radical. We think we know Bastiat from ‘The Law’, but his work in economics and social theory actually spans thousands of pages. And he was a thoroughgoing radical in his personal and professional life, both in his Basque hometown of Bayonne and in the “Babylon” of Paris. Hart makes the case that […]
Tom Woods with the takedown of the mythical social contract.
Patrick Byrne, the rare philosopher-capitalist, discusses the historical origins of liberty and explains the greatest threats to it that exist today.
Murray Rothbard explains how slavery abolitionists were successful – and what we libertarians can learn from them.
This is an excerpt where Hoppe talks about lifeboat situations and hypotheticals.