Tag: Liberty

MLK & Universal Basic Income | Guaranteed Income (5 Reasons)

MLK & Universal Basic Income | Guaranteed Income (5 Reasons)

At the end of his life… Martin Luther King Jr. was working on a campaign… …to ensure all Americans… …had a dignified standard of living… …with what is now referred to as a… Universal Basic Income. Or as he called it: A guaranteed minimum income… …for all people… …and all families of our country. The …

The Real “Truth About the Economy:” Have Wages Stagnated?

The Real “Truth About the Economy:” Have Wages Stagnated?

In a recent video with over a million views, former labor secretary Robert Rice gives a three minute description of the truth about the economy. One of his key points is that, adjusting for inflation, most people’s wages have barely increased since 1980. Based on this claim, Rice argues several other controversial points about how …

5 Inequality Myths

5 Inequality Myths

ANTONY DAVIES: Myths about inequality. Myth number one. Profit and plunder are the same thing. Imagine a person who provides services to society. Maybe he mows lawns, or fixes cars, or paints houses, and in return for these services he provides to others, he asks for something in return, maybe some food, clothing and shelter. …

A People’s History Chpt 4 Part 2 Tyranny is tyranny!

A People’s History Chpt 4 Part 2 Tyranny is tyranny!

hey everybody welcome back to a People’s historian the show where we read about 30 minutes of history together my name is Jason Kishineff and we are reading chapter 4 of people’s history of the United States by Howard Zinn talking about the circumstances that led to the Revolutionary War and remember if you like …

Happy Birthday, Adam Smith!

Happy Birthday, Adam Smith!

This founding father of modern economics gave us an entirely new understanding of how society works. His magnum opus, An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, influenced thinkers as diverse as Thomas Jefferson, Alexander Hamilton, Karl Marx, John Maynard Keynes, and Milton Friedman. While he’s best known for concepts like …

Counter-Counter-Revolution | Guest: Matt Kibbe

Counter-Counter-Revolution | Guest: Matt Kibbe

– The moment we’ve all been waiting for, a dry run of the new Kibbe on Liberty has somehow nefariously leaked from the Kibbe on Liberty studios. And we’re going to beat the bootleggers. We releasing this thing, flaws and all, it’s crazy, there’s cats, there’s whiskey, but you know what? That’s the ethos. The …

Economic Freedom and Growth

Economic Freedom and Growth

Why are some places rich and others poor? Why are some big cities bright, and others dark? These are some of the most important and enduring puzzles in the history of economics. Adam Smith saw these same contrasts in 1776, and asked the same questions in his book, The Wealth of Nations. For Smith, the …

Episode 132: The Ideas of Adam Smith (with Paul D. Mueller)

Episode 132: The Ideas of Adam Smith (with Paul D. Mueller)

Aaron Ross Powell: Welcome to Free Thoughts from Libertarianism.org and the Cato Institute. I’m Aaron Powell. Trevor Burrus: And I’m Trevor Burrus. Aaron Ross Powell: And joining us today is Paul Mueller. He’s an Assistant Professor of Economics at The King’s College in Manhattan and he’s also a columnist for Libertarianism.org. Today we’re going to …