Buckley does an excellent job of outlining the problems with large centralized states. But he ends up calling for “secession lite,” that is to say, mere devolution of power to the states and localities. I wish he had moved in the other direction and explored the ways people can solve their problems...
Hans-Hermann Hoppe is a compelling figure: bold in his arguments, unstinting in his criticisms, and razor sharp with language and definitions. This interview goes in depth on a variety of subjects, many of which he seldom discusses publicly.
Why both urban and rural regions should be self-governing: "As long as people with strong preferences are clustered conveniently into different jurisdictions, decentralization can, at least in theory, increase the number of people who are satisfied with government policy."
A fun interview which looks back on the Ron Paul Revolution, and provides insight into how he crafted a populist message for ordinary people across the country tired of top-down bureaucratic control from DC.
Prof. Bylund discusses his native Sweden, and why we can't understand economics without understanding the entrepreneur, and how the entrepreneur is absolutely central and essential to a growing economy.
Wasserman has brought to light substantial archival material on the background of the Austrian school. But his conclusions are deeply flawed, a s Wasserman is beyond his depth when he writes about theoretical issues.
Conservatism, Malice famously remarks, is progressivism driving the speed limit. Malice’s latest book, aptly titled The New Right: A Journey to the Fringe of American Politics, documents a movement of sorts to change this.
Despite the manifest failure of the liberal hegemony program, its neoconservative advocates have retained their influence. They are rarely called to account for their mistakes, but continue to be treated as if they are experts.