Safety is, of course, to be valued, but some important questions do arise, particularly in the context of our 21st-century challenges: Are we sacrificing too much freedom in the pursuit of safety? Is freedom more important than safety, and if so, why?
Under the guise of supporting local news outlets in Canada, Bill C-18 aims to censor all news outlets on social media platforms unless their companies offer compensation to Canadian news outlets for the news they provide.
Learn Liberty sat down with John Stossel for a freewheeling interview, touching on his childhood, career, current events, Edward Snowden, rapid-fire questions, and more. John gave thoughtful takes, hot takes, and funny takes. See the Chapters below for the questions we asked him. CHAPTERS 0:00 Intro/Worst law ever 0:57 What started your transition from almost-socialist […]
Somehow, the USSR still has its supporters — and they likely believe one or more myths about Soviet Russia. In this video, we debunk 8 myths that linger about the Soviet Union, even now, more than 30 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall. Also cited are these videos: NIMBYism vs. Gentrification: The Truth […]
Chernobyl contributed to the fall of the Soviet Union. Could Covid do the same to the CCP in China? We assessed the timelines of the disasters, each’s political climate, and the response of each government. We also analyze why communist dictatorships like those in the USSR and China are inherently unstable. Referenced in this video […]
Another Pride Month full of celebrations all over the world has come and gone. If not for the FDA, there would’ve been hundreds of thousands more people celebrating. Its role during the HIV/AIDS crisis of the 1980s was one of obstruction: simply put, the FDA made it harder for pharmaceutical companies to develop and market […]
Too many Americans are obese. And while some — both in and out of the U.S. — make fun of America and attribute its obesity epidemic to some moral failing, that ain’t it. There are many reasons why, according to the CDC, 42% of Americans are obese, but one of the clearest is the federal […]
Al-Qaeda’s terrorist attack on September 11, 2001, sought to secure the free world into giving up its freedom. The terrorists largely failed; the free world is resilient, after all. But here we are, more than 20 years later, and the Transportation Security Administration not only still exists but is still enacting its “security theater,” needlessly […]
How did healthcare in the U.S. get so messy, convoluted, and inefficient? Why is it so hard to know what a simple visit to the doctor — let alone a surgery — will cost?
As debate rages around vaccine passports and vaccine mandates, libertarians and freedom-minded people are wondering where to stand and what to believe. Is there justification for government mandates? Can governments round people up and force them to get vaccinated? What rights and choices do individuals have during the Covid-19 pandemic? This video seeks to contextualize those questions.
Bitcoin and other crypto have put a lot of pressure on governments. They just can’t ignore it anymore. Some have tried really hard to control it (like China), others have embraced it completely, like El Salvador, which just legalized bitcoin as legal tender. In this video, we explore examples of obstacles some countries put on […]