Elizabeth Bennet, the protagonist in Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, stands out because of her unconventional views on education and marriage, challenging the staunchly patriarchal society of Georgian England. Here’s what her story can teach us about liberty…
The tragedy of the commons is a concept that describes the depletion or degradation of shared resources that are not owned or managed by any individual or group. It occurs when multiple individuals, each pursuing their own ends, overuse or exploit a shared resource to the point of depletion, resulting in harm to all users of that resource in the long run.
Using the Lincoln Park neighborhood of Chicago, discover the truth about the housing market. Expert Nolan Gray, California YIMBY Research Director and author of “Arbitrary Lines: How Zoning Broke the American City and How to Fix It,” guides us through the economics and incentives at play in the real estate industry. You might recognize him […]
Are socialists “liars?” Depends on your definition — and whether they truly believe what they say. But this much is for sure: they tell and/or believe in lies. ️🔥 Watch Juan Carlos Hidalgo’s Last Video: WHY IS LATIN AMERICA SO CORRUPT – https://youtu.be/rFxQOB6HEcA ️🔥 Those lies, though, are persuasive to a lot of people. Once […]
Brazil is a massive country with a TON of natural resources. So… Why isn’t Brazil Rich? It even has the most important resource: more than 200 million hard-working, innovative people.. Yet Brazil remains poor, especially relative to the United States and European powers. This video seeks to answer the obvious question: Why? There’s a clear […]
In this collaboration, Learn Liberty and Students For Liberty Brasil will take you on a journey. The starting point of that journey: All those times you heard that we need the government to protect the poor. Here we will explode that narrative. Here, we will expose the ugly underside of the story that no politician […]
The history of Marxism (and its offspring, Communism) in Latin America is a sordid one. Many of its brutal dictators, including Fidel Castro, Hugo Chavez, and Pedro Castillo, have used the Marxist doctrine as a stepstool to power. But, as this video argues, those dictators only succeeded in plunging their countries into poverty — as Marxism promises to do anywhere its ideas are adopted.
How do we create property on Mars? We applied the thinkings of John Locke and Robert Nozick to Mars Colonization to find out.
Ilya Somin is Professor of Law at George Mason University. His research focuses on constitutional law, property law, and the study of popular political participation.
How can poor countries escape poverty? They need more than foreign aid. They need a legal system that lets them represent their assets, exchange stuff, and make each other rich.
Why do we have property instead of just sharing everything? Native peoples’ property rights in North America can give us a clue.
Property rules don’t explain everything. Sometimes, you need liability instead. Read Calabresi and Melamed’s groundbreaking paper here.
Property rights in a market economy can help us overcome negative externalities and create value for each other. Learn more with Dan Russell.
One entrepreneur’s invention cut world poverty and revolutionized manufacturing. Learn more with Steve Davies