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- From the beginning, classical liberalism has been a big tent with a wide diversity of ideas inside it. Watch the full interview with Dave Rubin and Brandon Turner here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VFrLpk5OXfU
What is “Libertarian”? Schools of Thought in Classical Liberalism (on demand program): Want to learn about classical liberalism? In this on demand program, Nigel Ashford explains the different schools of thought within the ideology, including the Austrian School, natural rights theorists, and anarcho-capitalists. http://www.learnliberty.org/course_details/what-is-classical-liberalism/?view=participate
Giants of the Scottish Enlightenment Part 3: David Hume (video): Professor James Stacey Taylo...
- To earn a profit, businesses must increase your “consumer surplus” by giving you better products or charging you less money. Watch more with Dan Russell: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5xf_tKIS3Ww
Russell, Dan. “Consumer Surplus” YouTube. YouTube, 22 June 2017. Web. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mOzgmveDdKo.
Explaining The Concept Of Consumer Surplus (article): Michel Kelly-Gagnon argues that anti-smoking activists overlook smokers’ consumer surplus. http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/michel-kellygagnon/consumer-surplus_b_15831820.html
How Much Would Be Lost if Uber Simply Went Away? (article): Economists have been able to calculate the amount of consumer surplus has been created by Uber. In t...
- Alexis de Tocqueville feared that Americans would willingly give up freedom for a “soft despotism.” Full interview here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VFrLpk5OXfU
4 Ways Economists Think We're All Wrong - Econ Chronicles - Learn Liberty (video): Professor Bryan Caplan explains the biases that lead democracies to so often choose bad policies. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-89qFWVrrmc
The Walking Dead, Tocqueville, and Voluntary Cooperation - Learn Liberty (video): Professor Daniel D’Amico talks about the popular television show, “The Walking Dead,” and it’s metaphorical significance in regards to Alexis de Tocqueville’s investigations into the 19th century American penitentiary system. htt...