Recorded in St. Petersburg, Florida on October 22, 2021.
The weekend revolves around a discussion of strategy. Nearly 25 years ago, Professor Hans-Hermann Hoppe delivered his famous "What Must Be Done" speech on the pressing topic of how—and whether—to engage the state. Today his prescription for a bottom-up ideological revolution beginning at the local level rings more true than ever. With Hoppe's admonitions in mind, all of our speakers and panels will consider three vital questions: Where are we? How Bad is it? And what should we do now?
Tom Woods, a senior fellow of the Mises Institute, is the author of a dozen books, most recently Real Dissent: A Libertarian Sets Fire to the Index Card of Allowable Opinion. Tom's articles have appeared in dozens of popular and scholarly periodicals, and his books have been translated into a dozen languages. Tom hosts the Tom Woods Show, a libertarian podcast that releases a new episode every weekday. With Bob Murphy, he co-hosts Contra Krugman, a weekly podcast that refutes Paul Krugman's New York Times column.
Joseph F. Becker is a Mises University graduate who earned his master's degree in economics under Murray Rothbard. He worked with the Nevada Policy Research Institute's Center for Justice where he sued government agencies on behalf of plaintiffs with sympathetic libertarian causes.
Katie believes the Austrian School of Economics provides the most accurate lens through which to view the world. Katie was in charge of marketing and growth at The Tuttle Twins—an early childhood education company that she helped grow from a small startup to a national brand and industry leader that has now reached millions of families.