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Penn Jillette on Libertarianism, Taxes, Trump, Clinton and Weed Penn Jillette on Libertarianism, Taxes, Trump, Clinton and Weed

Let me lay on you what Libertarianism is to me. Once again I’m speaking for myself which is about as Libertarian as you can get. I do not believe I know what’s best for other people. I also don’t believe that other people know what’s best for other people. I can barely make decisions for…

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Judge Douglas H. Ginsburg: ‘I Don’t Think We’ve Had Any [Constitutional] Crises in My Lifetime” Judge Douglas H. Ginsburg: ‘I Don’t Think We’ve Had Any [Constitutional] Crises in My Lifetime”

No civilized person wants to live in a society without a lot of privacy in it. Supreme Court nominee Robert Bork’s 1987 confirmation hearings changed everything— maybe forever. According to lawyer and Supreme Court blogger Tom Goldstein, “because they legitimize the scorched earth ideological wars that have since become the norm.” After the Senate rejected…

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She Survived History’s Greatest Mass Murderer | Guest: Li Zhao | Ep 39 She Survived History’s Greatest Mass Murderer | Guest: Li Zhao | Ep 39

– Welcome to Kibbe on Liberty. We’re broadcasting almost live at the Atlas Network meeting in New York City, and I’m talking to my friend (beeps) who grew up under Mao’s China. We’re gonna hear some horror stories, we’re gonna talk about Hong Kong, and we’re gonna talk about why kids should step off the…

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Capitalism vs. Socialism: A Soho Forum Debate Capitalism vs. Socialism: A Soho Forum Debate

Capitalism is unstable, capitalism is unequal, and capitalism is fundamentally undemocratic. I want people to make their own choices about how they live their lives, the professions they lead, where they want to work, and what they do. And capitalism offers that potential. Slavery it did it with masters and slaves, feudalism did it with…

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Why Elizabeth Warren’s Wealth Tax Won’t Work Why Elizabeth Warren’s Wealth Tax Won’t Work

We can’t afford just to tinker around the edges, a tax credit here, a regulation there, our fight is for big structural change. Elizabeth Warren wants the federal government to provide free healthcare for every American, college for every student who wants it, childcare for every parent, and housing for low income families. And she…

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6. Capitalism | Libertarian Public Policy with Jeffrey Miron 6. Capitalism | Libertarian Public Policy with Jeffrey Miron

Today we’re going to talk about capitalism, in particular, the regulation of capitalism. As you know, market economies have all sorts of regulations, in various ways, of various industries, broken into a broad number of general categories – antitrust regulation, consumer protection laws, entry barriers, licensing restrictions, environmental policies, health and safety regulation, and much,…

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John Stossel vs. Noam Chomsky on Venezuela John Stossel vs. Noam Chomsky on Venezuela

Venezuela’s dictator dances right outside, people suffer and die. It’s so cruel and unnecessary. Venezuela should be rich. Not long ago Venezuela was the richest country in Latin America. It still has greater oil reserves than Saudi Arabia. But today Venezuelans starve. These people are fighting over bags of flour. Then there’s the violence. One Venezuelan…

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Even Republicanism had its violent periods / After School Democracy ep 20 Even Republicanism had its violent periods / After School Democracy ep 20

In the hunter/gatherer society, there was rarely any king. It was most often very democratic and socialist. The tribe was loyal to each other. But the tribe was at most 150 people. Around the number limit where the brain can view that many people as fellow trustworthy humans and remain altruistic. It is the limit…

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Free Market Economics: Why Do We Exchange Things? – Learn Liberty Free Market Economics: Why Do We Exchange Things? – Learn Liberty

In 1944, at the height of World War II, a British economist named Radford was serving in the army. He was captured and lived in prison camps for more than a year. Prisoners at the camps received Red Cross packages that contained food, cigarettes, and a few necessities. These were precious supplies in POW camps.…

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