Joseph Kast

Joseph Kast

Online Programs Project Manager
Institute for Humane Studies

Joseph Kast is a video producer for Learn Liberty. Previously he worked in education, teaching in Thailand, South Korea, and Honduras. He studied film and playwriting at Webster University in St Louis, and received his graduate degree at GWU’s Graduate School of Political Management.

Blog Posts

3 Oscar films for the radical individualist

This year’s Oscar nominations offer up a few really excellent stories about individuals resisting the pressures of both collectives and the state.

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Everybody missed the point of Westworld

Westworld is first and foremost a depiction of the corrosive nature of total power — an illustration of Lord Acton’s quote that “absolute power corrupts absolutely” — as seen through the character of Dr. Robert Ford.

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3 libertarian takeaways from South Park season 20 (SPOILERZ)

While the singing Christmas turds of seasons past will always be funny, it is South Park’s growing, full-throated defense of liberal values like free expression, privacy, anti-authoritarianism, and individualism that will forge its larger legacy.

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The best films to teach your friends about economics and government

Here are three movies that can help to demonstrate the concept of public choice theory in action.

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