The Constitutional Crisis in America

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The Case Against Political Activism

Mises Institute in New Orleans 2020

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02/19/2020Jeff Deist

American politics is in crisis. Is this because of the Constitution, or in spite of it?

For many libertarians, the Constitution is a dead letter. Nobody alive today signed it or consented to it. And politicians ignored it almost from the beginning.

What can liberty-minded people do?

Recorded at Loyola University New Orleans on February 15, 2020.

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