Murray Rothbard speech on libertarianism in 1978 USA

Rothbard’s speech at the 1st International Libertarian Conference in Hong Kong, September 7, 1978. Recorded by Ron Manners.

I’m going to keep it under ten minutes. It’s going to be difficult, because the prospects for libertarianism keep getting better and better every year. And so, I keep adding more and more stuff in my speech on it. Continue reading Murray Rothbard speech on libertarianism in 1978 USA

Murray Rothbard: Chicago Economics versus Austrian Economics (1971)

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(The following 8000+ word transcript was difficult to make due to recording quality, tape deterioration and Rothbard’s speed. It is still a work in progress. The Mises Institute have an even more deteriorated recording and have put it online without transcribing. When I have time I plan to cross-check their recording with the one above from Ron’s library.) Continue reading Murray Rothbard: Chicago Economics versus Austrian Economics (1971)

Anarcho-capitalism or limited government? Roy Childs debates Jeffery St. John

This debate at the Spring 1971 Libertarianism Conference at Columbia University arose out of Child’s “Open Letter to Ayn Rand” in which he attacked the concept of limited government and advocated anarcho-capitalism. Jeffery St. John defends the Objectivist view favouring limited government in this lively and informative exchange. The Q&A session at the end includes a question by Murray Rothbard (@40mins40secs).

Transcript:
Adjudicator: Jeffrey St. John is a news commentator and journalist. He’s a columnist also. He does commentary for the CBS Spectrum series, he’s also the host of his own radio show on Sunday afternoons from 12 to 3, WMCA 570, which is Sunday with St. John. Continue reading Anarcho-capitalism or limited government? Roy Childs debates Jeffery St. John