Learn Liberty

Learn Liberty Academy provides free, online educational programs to help you learn about the most critical questions facing our society. Our programs are designed to help concerned citizens become empowered citizens.

We offer free, interactive programs taught by professors from accredited universities.

What Will I Learn?

The ins and outs of important contemporary issues and problems that our world faces, and solutions for a better future while developing a clear understanding of fundamental economic principles.

How Does it Work?

Every week, you will participate in a live professor-led webcast. They will be available to answer your questions in real time. These discussions will be supplemented with videos, discussion forums, and engaging short assignments.

Why Participate?

You will receive exclusive educational offers and career listings, mentoring, letters of recommendation, professor-signed certificates, and more. You can also signal to future employers that you are a self-starter who values learning.

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Upcoming Programs

  • From Rags to Riches : The Cayman Islands Revolution

    Start Date: May 05, 2014 Presenter: Andrew Morriss

    The Cayman Islands are more than warm breezes and palm trees, more than a tax shelter for million-dollar corporations. They’re a development success story for the ages. This little island nation transformed itself out of a mosquito-infested and obscure British commonwealth into an innovative financial powerhouse that’s the envy of the world. The Cayman approach to things spread its prosperity north, even Americans have benefited from ...

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  • The Cruel Injustice of Mandatory Minimums : Overcrowded Prisons and Broken Families

    Start Date: May 19, 2014 Presenter: Alex Kreit

    Can you believe this?: A 23-year old single mother of three is sentenced to life because her boyfriend stored his cocaine at her house. A 23-year old college student, never having actually sold drugs, was sentenced to die in prison for helping his friends package drugs to be sold A 24-year old grateful dead fan sent LSD to someone who he thought was a friend, and got life ...

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  • The Haves and the Have Nots : Inequality, Poverty Traps and Finding a Way Out

    Start Date: May 26, 2014 Presenter: Sean Mulholland

    We’ve all heard that the rich are getting richer while the poor get poorer, but is it actually true? Do government policies meant to help the poor actually create more poverty? Dive into these questions with professor Sean Mulholland, as he analyzes the data on income and wealth mobility in America. He will address questions such as, ‘are the families who were in the top 1% ...

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Archived Programs

Lessons from Mardi Gras
What New Orleans Can Tell Us About Society
Game of Thrones
Power, Politics, and Playing Dirty
Personal Finance
Obliterate Debt, Accumulate Wealth and Retire Rich
House Of Cards: Politics Without Romance
The typical TV politician is an idealist with an almost...
The Patriot Act, Prism, & Privacy
What’s Next in the Battle over NSA Surveillance?
America in the Red
What You Need to Know About the $16 Trillion U.S. Debt
War on Drugs
America's Longest War
Everything You Need to Know About Economics
Each and every day, you make thousands of decisions. Do...
Making Sense of the Great Depression
The 2008 financial crisis and subsequent recession prompted pundits of...
Getting Politics out of Education
Is it unjust that some people receive a good education...
Illustration: Truth and Lie
Dangers of Politics
Selfishness in Government
Ballot Box
Does Democracy Work?
Profs. Bryan Caplan and Helene Landemore Debate
Principles of Microeconomics
Ever wondered why individuals make the choices they do? Are...
Understanding NSA Surveillance
How to balance Freedom and Security in the Age of Terrorism
On Tyrants & Tributes
Real World Lessons From The Hunger Games
Government Power vs. Individual Rights
What Does the Constitution Have to Say about NSA Surveillance?