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The Libertarian: Classical Liberalism and the Democratic Party

The Libertarian: Classical Liberalism and the Democratic Party

September 23, 2014

In part two of a two-part series on the major political parties, Richard Epstein examines the Democratic Party’s drift from classical liberalism to modern progressivism—and whether the trend can be reversed. (Playing time: 17:06)

The Libertarian: Classical Liberalism and the Republican Party

The Libertarian: Classical Liberalism and the Republican Party

September 16, 2014

As part two of a two-part series on the major political parties, Richard Epstein looks at when the Republican Party has embraced classical liberal principles—and when it has abandoned them—during the last hundred years and at how effective the modern GOP is at advancing the cause of limited government. (Playing time: 16:09)

The Libertarian: Confronting ISIS

The Libertarian: Confronting ISIS

September 10, 2014

Does President Obama have a strategy to confront ISIS? Maybe, but Richard Epstein doesn’t think it’s up to snuff. In this podcast, Epstein explains why an emphasis on multilateralism and air strikes won’t get the job done and why the root of the trouble may lie with the president’s temperament. (Playing time: 17:14)

The Libertarian: Libertarianism and Terrorism

The Libertarian: Libertarianism and Terrorism

September 3, 2014

Is Rand Paul’s approach to the rise of ISIS in the Middle East even worse than President Obama’s? Richard Epstein examines that question and other as he argues that Libertarians should avoid clinging to noninterventionism when it comes to the threat of terrorism. (Playing time: 15:45)