The Libertarian Angle

As a large group of refugees heads north through Mexico, it is time to ask what a proper libertarian stance on immigration should be. FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Richard Ebeling discuss.

Direct download: 2018-10-23_Immigrant_Caravan_Audio.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:30pm EST

What does the bankruptcy of Sears, Roebuck, and Company say about the free market? What does the purported assassination of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi say about a supposed free society?

Richard and FFF president Jacob Hornberger discuss

Direct download: 2016-10-16_LA_Audio_Khashoggi_Sears.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:32pm EST

Richard Ebeling is the BB&T Distinguished Professor of Ethics and Free Enterprise Leadership at The Citadel. He became a libertarian while still in high school and has been involved in the libertarian movement for many decades. Who did he look up to? What books have influenced him the most?

Richard and FFF president Jacob Hornberger discuss.

Direct download: 2018-10-10_LA_Hayek_Audio.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:58am EST

Richard Ebeling is the BB&T Distinguished Professor of Ethics and Free Enterprise Leadership at The Citadel. He became a libertarian while still in high school and has been involved in the libertarian movement for many decades. Who did he look up to? What books have influenced him the most?

Richard and FFF president Jacob Hornberger discuss.

Direct download: 2018-10-02_LA_Mises.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:41pm EST

Richard Ebeling is the BB&T Distinguished Professor of Ethics and Free Enterprise Leadership at The Citadel. He became a libertarian while still in high school and has been involved in the libertarian movement for many decades. Who did he look up to? What books have influenced him the most?

Direct download: 2018-09-25_LA_Audio.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:33pm EST

FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Richard Ebeling are pleased to have as a guest Cato Institute senior fellow Ted Galen Carpenter to discuss foreign policy.

Direct download: 2018-09-18_LA_Audio_Intervention_Carpenter.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:10pm EST

What is The Free State Project (https://www.fsp.org/Join/)? Jacob Hornberger and Richard Ebeling welcome FSP founder Jason Sorens.

Direct download: 2018-09-11_LA_FSP_Audio.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:52pm EST

Immigration controls are like any other type of government control--a top-down command structure doomed to failure and resource mismanagement. And more importantly, immigration controls violate the libertarian non-agression principle. Jacob Hornberger and Richard Ebeling discuss.

Direct download: 2018-08-29_LA_Immigration_Chaos_AUDIO.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:40pm EST

Social Security is theft. There is no trust fund. You have no rights to the money funding it. It is simply a transfer mechanism to get money from the young to the old. FFF president Jacob G. Hornberger and Richard Ebeling discuss.

Direct download: 2018-08-22_Abolish_Social_Security_AUDIO.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:37pm EST

Insider trading is a felony. Should it be? Is insider trading wrong at all? FFF president Jacob G. Hornberger and Richard Ebeling discuss.

Direct download: 2018-08-14_LA_Insier_Trading_AUDIO.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:32pm EST

What would a free market in education look like? FFF president Jacob G. Hornberger and Richard Ebeling discuss.

Direct download: 2018-08-07_LA_College_Socialism_Audio.mp3
Category:libertarianism -- posted at: 12:57pm EST

What is a fiat currency and how does the state benefit from controlling the money supply? FFF president Jacob G. Hornberger and Richard Ebeling discuss.

Direct download: 2018-07-31_LA_Fed_Audio.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:47pm EST

One of the basic functions of a government is the defense of property. How does eminent domain fit within this role? Is there any place in a free society for eminent domain? FFF president Jacob G. Hornberger and Richard M. Ebeling discuss.

Direct download: 2018-07-17_LA_Eminent_Domain.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:02pm EST

What is democratic socialism and what is its import for a free society? FFF president Jacob G. Hornberger and Richard M. Ebeling discuss.

Direct download: 2018-07-11_Democratic_Socialism.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:56pm EST

If the free movement of goods is beneficent and desired, does that not also hold true for people? And more importantly, don't people have the right of free movement? FFF president Jacob G. Hornberger and Richard M. Ebeling discuss.

Direct download: 2018-06-26_LA_Immigration_Trade.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:23pm EST

FFF president Jacob G. Hornberger and Richard M. Ebeling discuss how government licensing violates the non-aggression principle and distorts the market.

Direct download: 2018-06-19_LA_Licensure.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:56am EST

If you own yourself, shouldn't you be free to ingest what you wish? FFF president Jacob G. Hornberger and Richard M. Ebeling discuss the immorality of the drug war.

Direct download: 2018-06-05_LA_Opioids.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:31am EST

Here is another solution for the NFL’s woes concerning kneeling players during the Star-Spangled Banner — Jacob Hornberger and Richard Ebeling propose eliminating it.

Direct download: 2018-05-30_National_Anthem.mp3
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Some are celebrating the the 200th birthday of Karl Marx, author of Das Kapital. Jacob Hornberger and Richard Ebeling tell you why it is no reason to celebrate.

Direct download: 2018-05-08_LA_Marx_at_200.mp3
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After our sold-out conference in Charleston, Jacob and Richard address our current foreign policy that violates libertarian principles and creates more enemies than it defeats.

Direct download: 2018-05-02_LA.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:28pm EST

What works better–socialism or the free market? Jacob Hornberger and Richard Ebeling apply libertarian principles to Social Security.

Direct download: 2018-04-24_LA_Socialism_and_Social_Security.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:24pm EST

Join Jacob Hornberger and Richard Ebeling as they explore the benefits of free trade and the folly of tariffs and protectionism.

Direct download: 2018-04-11_Trumps_Trade_War_Folly.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:32pm EST

Special guest Doug Bandow, senior fellow a The Cato Institute, talks foreign intervention with Jacob Hornberger and Richard Ebeling.

Direct download: 2018-03-13_Reject_Foreign_Interventionsim.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:45am EST

Do tariffs benefit a society, or is free trade the great engine of productivity and liberty? Jacob Hornberger and Richard Ebeling discuss President Trump's proposal for tariffs on steel and aluminum.

Direct download: 2018-03-07_Trump_Tariff_Folly.mp3
Category:libertarianism -- posted at: 10:37am EST

FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Richard Ebeling talking discuss the growing tensions on the Korean peninsula.

Direct download: 2018-02-13_Olympics.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:36am EST

What is the difference between a democratic system and a capitalist system? FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Richard Ebeling hash it out.

Direct download: 2018-02-06_Democracy_and_Capitalism.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:57am EST

How does free trade benefit mankind? How does it affect liberty? FFF president Jacob Hornberger, Richard Ebeling, and special guest and George Mason University economist Donald J. Boudreaux hash it out.

Direct download: 2018-01-30_Free_Trade_Minimum_Wage.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:03pm EST

What is DACA? What is the libertarian angle on immigration? FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Richard Ebeling discuss President Trump's recent policy moves concerning illegal immigrants.

Direct download: 2018-01-16_Immigration_Circus.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:42pm EST

Is government really providing liberty? Do politicians protect our freedom? FFF president Jacob Hornberger, Richard Ebeling, and special guest FFF policy adviser James Bovard discuss freedom frauds.

Direct download: 2018-01-09_Freedom_Frauds.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:01am EST

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