Welcome everyone to today’s episode of the Libertarian View Point.we’re gonna present the article suggested by Eder Sena, written by Peter Turguniev, translated into English by Marco Batalha and Ljubica Todorova, revised and narrated by Max Guimarães. Why are Brazilians concerned about “The Edge of Democracy”? The socialist ceremony of the Oscars will be held…Read More Why are Brazilians concerned by “The Edge of Democracy”?
it’s sis story i’ve been following uh… at really fascinating conversation uh… about about it’s about libertarians and birth control and uh… this has been going on because of course uh… rick santorum this is in the news because the o bomb administration announced i guess it was two weeks ago as part of the…Read More Libertarian Ideology: Keep Women in the Kitchen
Trevor Burrus: As you were studying economics, before we get to the post-Soviet stuff, I do have one question about access to reading people like Milton Friedman. That’s probably a little bit too extreme. Let’s say Samuelson or something like that. Did you ever get to read these people? How were you able to learn…Read More Stories from Putin’s Economist: Reading Western Economics in the Soviet Union
You mention in your book, the latest one on the philosophy for the New Intellectual, that our Founding Fathers talked about the right of the pursuit of happiness. Do you think this is really important? I don’t know what else could be any more important, if you attach exact meaning to concepts. The pursuit of…Read More Ayn Rand on the Pursuit of Happiness
Dave Rubin: The biggest issue with that logic, that the definition of a Nazi—or whatever label you want to use—will always expand, so if one person says, “It’s okay to punch a Nazi, it’s okay to punch Richard Spencer,” someone else will say, “Well, okay, if we can punch him, can we blow up his…Read More Punching Nazis: Force vs. Speech
In the US, we seem to only talk about two political parties. Don’t like taxes? Republican. Want more social programs? Democrat. But the fact is, there are more political philosophies and affiliations than you might think. One of these is “libertarianism”, and it has grown increasingly popular over the past few elections. Never heard of…Read More What Is Libertarianism?
John Mackey: Of course there is the old saying. I forget who said it, but I think it was true in my life, which is: “if at the age of 21 you’re not a socialist then you don’t have any heart and if by the age 30 you still are then you don’t have any…Read More Whole Foods CEO John Mackey on ending poverty, being libertarian, and more (full video)
Sometimes people say that in the absence of religion there can be no moral values and, in fact, for that reason, there can never be values that everyone agrees upon. “We are inherently conflictual. The human condition is conflict among peoples because they could just never agree on values.” Well, putting a lie to that…Read More Why libertarianism is a marginal idea and not a universal value | Steven Pinker
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…Read More Penn Jillette on Libertarianism, Taxes, Trump, Clinton and Weed
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…Read More Why Elizabeth Warren’s Wealth Tax Won’t Work