The Portico

Frederic Bastiat Ep. 006: Flashes of Liberty Series

• Podcast Subscribe • and give a five-star rating and review so new audiences can find Mere Liberty. Frederic Bastiat was a man known for "triggering" his philosophical rivals. In a debate, his opponent declared, "Your intelligence...

Henry Hazlitt Ep. 004: Flashes of Liberty Series

• Podcast Subscribe • and give a five-star rating and review so new audiences can find Mere Liberty. World War II ended in 1945, but it didn’t end the economic and political fallout. This was the year of Winston Churchill’s famous...

Rose Wilder Lane Ep. 002: Flashes of Liberty Series

• Podcast Subscribe • and give a five-star rating and review so new audiences can find Mere Liberty. Rose Wilder Lane was an American journalist who became enchanted with communism early in life. She looked to communist Europe and...

John Locke Ep. 001: Flashes of Liberty Series

• Podcast Subscribe • and give a five-star rating and review so new audiences can find Mere Liberty. In 1683, John Locke arrived in the Netherlands with his friend and patron, Lord Anthony Ashley Cooper. The two had fled England due...

What is Praxeology? The study of human action

Praxeology comes from the Greek; it means the study of deed, or action. It's actually a broad discipline where human action is understood deductively. This leads to conclusions that are a priori, or self-evident. Today, praxeology is most often associated with...

What is libertarianism? The origin and development of libertarianism

Many people today have adopted libertarianism, but for many different reasons. And if you ask any number of libertarians what libertarianism is, you'll get a variety of answers. This has caused some confusion among both supporters and opponents alike. So, here I will...

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