Ron Manners talks about and to Consumer Protectionistas

Ron Manners talks on Consumer Protection to Progress Party Perth. 20/6/1980. Scroll to the end of the transcript below for the concealed tape recording days later on the same issues.

Here’s the transcript of the above talk: Continue reading Ron Manners talks about and to Consumer Protectionistas

Leonard Read’s 1978 seminar for his Australian friends

Ron’s audio recording:

Transcript:
[Ron’s intro, louder than Read’s speech:] I’m in Hong Kong on Thursday, September 7th. It’s Leonard Read accepting an invitation to speak to a group of Australian delegates to the Mont Pelerin Conference. And he’s going to talk mainly about the methods of introducing free enterprise / limited government concepts. Continue reading Leonard Read’s 1978 seminar for his Australian friends

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

Viv Forbes on Libertarian Strategy

Viv Forbes, “The Libertarian Movement in Australia,” a five minute address to a special meeting of the Mont Pelerin Society in Hong Kong, September 7, 1978. Republished in Ron Manners’ Heroic Misadventures (West Perth, Australia: Mannwest Group, 2009), pp. 153-54.

AUDIO FILE FROM RON’S CASSETTE RECORDING, digitised on October 15, 2015:

In the short time available I’d like to emphasise just one message for libertarian politicians: THERE IS NO EASY WAY. Continue reading Viv Forbes on Libertarian Strategy

Ron Manners: Tax Rebel from the West (1977)

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I’m sure everybody is going be very interested, because Ron doesn’t really believe in governments, from what I gather. Is this true Ron? Continue reading Ron Manners: Tax Rebel from the West (1977)

1976 Hayek Australian TV interview on freedom, the marketplace, the individual and the state

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PROFESSOR FRIEDRICH HAYEK: Nobel Prize winner in Economics in 1974

ROBERT MOORE, ABC: Executive Producer and Programme Anchorman

AND AN AUDIENCE at the Sydney Opera House

Broadcast: Monday, 11th October, 1976. Continue reading 1976 Hayek Australian TV interview on freedom, the marketplace, the individual and the state

Why the Workers Party?

Cassette cover text: Why this tape?
1. Because it presents an alternative to various failed Socialist programs so far in Australia.
2. Because I am concerned enough to do something about it.
3. Because I am programmed for survival.
Ron Manners 1975

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Transcript: Continue reading Why the Workers Party?

Introduction to Objectivist Philosophy

Cassette cover text: Why this tape?
1. Because it presents an alternative to various failed Socialist programs so far in Australia.
2. Because I am concerned enough to do something about it.
3. Because I am programmed for survival.
Ron Manners 1975

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Transcript: Continue reading Introduction to Objectivist Philosophy

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)