The Human Action Podcast

Hoppe’s Democracy with Stephan Kinsella

The Human Action Podcast
Jeff Deist Stephan Kinsella

Lawyer and libertarian theorist Stephan Kinsella joins the show to discuss the middle chapters of Hoppe’s Democracy, The God That Failedin particular dealing with “desocialization” of collective property, immigration, and free trade. These are the most controversial and widely-discussed parts of the book, and Kinsella provides a fascinating analysis of property vs. wealth, the problems with public ownership and forced integration, and the concept of rule-setting for state property. And don’t miss the final part of the show for his explanation of “Hoppephobia.”   

Kinsella’s article on ”A Simple Libertarian Argument Against Unrestricted Immigration and Open Borders

Read Stephan Kinsella’s Against Intellectual Property at

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