Tom Woods with the takedown of the mythical social contract.
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Thomas Jefferson, says biographer Kevin Gutzman, is the most significant statesman in American history. We discuss Jefferson’s views on federalism, education, the University of Virginia, slavery, colonization, American Indians, and freedom of conscience.
Murray Rothbard explains how slavery abolitionists were successful – and what we libertarians can learn from them.
Jury nullification is the last line of defense, and can turn around even the worst situation.
While many supporters of centralized power like to say that “nullifiers support slavery” – they’ve got it totally backwards. In the 1850s, Northern states nullified the federal fugitive slave act.
by Thomas DiLorenzo A quarter of a century after the spectacular collapse of socialism in the Soviet empire, a large segment of the “millennial” generation (those born between 1982 and 2004) thinks socialism should be the wave of their future. A 2016 Pew Foundation poll found that 69 percent of voters under the age of […]
Are we all socialists now? Economist Thomas DiLorenzo joins the Liberty Report to discuss his powerful new book on socialism and its sudden re-emergence on the political stage.
Muhammad Ali’s refusal to be drafted for the Vietnam War was said by some to be his greatest, self-imposed, defeat. With the passage of time — and so many more wars — history may tell a very different story. What was the impact of Ali’s stance on the war?
Congress will vote on the 2017 military spending bill this week. Despite all the talk of sequestration and the need to “rebuild the military,” the military industrial complex can look forward to another huge injection of money. Does this huge budget keep us safe? Or does it keep the Beltway bandits rich?
By Ron Paul For many of us concerned with liberty, the letters “NDAA” have come to symbolize Washington’s ongoing effort to undermine the US Constitution in the pursuit of constant war overseas. It was the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for 2012 that introduced into law the idea that American citizens could be indefinitely detained […]