The new Learn Liberty blog will cover a wide range of topics connected to Students For Liberty’s pillars. Our goal is to host a growing library of informative pieces and offer commentary on current events relevant to the liberty movement.
It’s safe to say that six years ago, we had no idea what we were doing.
If you missed the Reddit AMA with Isaac Morehouse last week, fear not! We’ve taken the liberty of compiling some of the highlights for your viewing pleasure.
Join us on Reddit for an AMA (“ask me anything”) discussion with Isaac Morehouse on Tuesday, January 24th, at 3:00pm EST.
If you missed Antony Davies’ Reddit AMA last week, fear not! We’ve taken the liberty of compiling some of the highlights for your viewing pleasure.
In association with Learn Liberty, Professor Antony Davies will be visiting Reddit for an AMA today, Monday, November 28th at 7:00pm EST. He’ll be taking your questions on economics, public policy, his experiences as a tech entrepreneur, and much more! Dr. Davies is an Associate Professor of Economics at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He is […]
If you ask most people what classical liberalism is, they’ll say that it’s essentially free-market economics. But that’s a rather impoverished and narrow idea.
In association with Learn Liberty, Professor Steve Horwitz will be addressing Reddit for an AMA to talk about the success of his recent article for FEE.org, “There is No Such Thing as Trickle-Down Economics,” the gender wage gap controversy, and more! Professor Horwitz is the Charles A. Dana Professor of Economics at St. Lawrence University […]
This week brought us more than just the first day of Fall. Check out this week’s links below to get caught up. The city of Charlotte, North Carolina has declared a state of emergency and imposed a curfew in response to protests in the wake of another black man fatally shot by police. This week’s […]
Free market economists argue that individuals make the best choices for themselves because they are the most aware of their specific preferences. But what happens when people come across decisions where they need specialized knowledge? How do you influence other people’s decisions in this case? In the Learn Liberty video below, Professor Antony Davies and graduate student […]
Given the relatively few examples of true liberty from real life, some of the best expressions of liberty have often come from novels. Such books inspire us to strive toward a future where the individual, not the government and its agents, determine human action. The plot of Don Quixote, a Spanish novel written in 1605, […]
What are thought experiments? They are the consideration of particular—usually practical—issues that encompass broader, philosophical ideas. For example, the practical decision about whether to keep our dog in a crate or loose in the backyard can be viewed as a thought experiment about the nature of life and the trade-offs between freedom and danger and […]
Liberty lovers have another bracket to fill out and obsess over this March. The Institute for Humane Studies is hosting its own version of March Madness, featuring the top thinkers of the liberty movement. The competitors represent four quadrants of liberty thought: Nobel Prize winners, classical thinkers, Austrian Economists, and radical thinkers. Vote for your […]
If you haven’t checked us out on Periscope make sure to stay tuned this week, to discuss our new video releases and help us choose our next video! These are our scheduled streams for this week: Wednesday, February 17th @ 2pm EST – Learn Liberty Video Pitch Periscope Friday, February 19th @ 2pm EST – […]
February 11th is Learn Liberty’s 5th Birthday. For the last 1,827 days we have worked to bring the ideas of free markets and a free society to life through videos, which have now reached every corner of the globe. To celebrate our anniversary, we’re sharing the top five most viewed videos in Learn Liberty history: […]
If you haven’t checked us out on Periscope make sure to stay tuned this week, to discuss our new video releases and help us choose our next video! These are our scheduled streams for this week: Wednesday, February 10th @ 2pm EST – Learn Liberty Video Pitch Periscope Thursday, February 11th – Learn Liberty 5th […]
If you haven’t checked us out on Periscope make sure to stay tuned this week, to discuss our new video releases and help us choose our next video! These are our scheduled streams for this week: Monday, January 25th at 4pm EST – “Getting Politics Out of Education” School Choice Week Discussion Wednesday, January 27th at 2pm EST […]
If you follow the news, you’ve probably seen plenty of coverage on ObamaCare or the Affordable Care Act. Even if you don’t follow the news, it’s hard to go for more than a few days without hearing someone mention their insurance premiums, high cost of care, or some other frustration with health care. All the […]
The benefits of having a denationalized form of money are great. Apart from the inherent budgetary constraints it would impose on governments it also makes trading and the transferring of money cheaper and easier. The potential this has for emerging market economies is breathtaking. Professor Jerry Brito talks how Bitcoin can help alleviate poverty in […]
Every week, the team here at Learn Liberty works to bring you a fun and engaging video filled with the ideas of a free society. From economic theories to philosophy, through law and pop culture, we help present the themes and motifs that support individual freedom and a prosperous world. It sounds like a ton […]
If you haven’t checked us out on Periscope make sure to stay tuned this week, to discuss our new video releases and help us choose the topic of our next video! Be sure to head on over to Periscope this week and check out the following scheduled streams: Tuesday, January 12th @ 2:30pm EST – […]
If you haven’t checked us out on Periscope make sure to tune in this week to discuss our new video releases and help us choose our next video! Learn Liberty will be streaming on Periscope on: Thursday, January 7th @ 1:30pm EST – Learn Liberty New Video Release Q&A Friday, January 8th @ 1:30pm EST […]
This year, Learn Liberty has discussed numerous ways that free speech is under attack and numerous reasons why it should be defended. The ways free speech is under attack are too many to count. They include “microaggressions” and “safe spaces” on college campuses as well as more explicit laws proposed by some activist groups. But […]
To celebrate the end of the year, we’re counting down the top 10 most watched Learn Liberty videos of 2015. Markets, immigration, bailouts, vaping, urinals, the death penalty — we covered it all in 2015. Check out our new top 10 compilation video and re-watch some of your favorite Learn Liberty videos of the year. […]