The Libertarian Litmus Test. Stephan Kinsella & Keith Knight

by | Feb 3, 2021

… certain features are broadly alike in all visions of communism. Private property is eliminated, individualism goes by the board,
individuality is flattened, all property is owned and controlled communally, and the individual units of the new collective organism are in some vague way equal to one another.


Murray N. Rothbard

Classical Economics, p. 318

Stephan Kinsella is a practicing patent attorney, a libertarian writer and speaker, Director of the Center for the Study of Innovative Freedom (C4SIF), and Founding and Executive Editor of Libertarian Papers.

0:00 – What is libertarianism?

2:19 – Intellectual Property

6:07 – History of IP

13:05 – Central banking

16:11 – Taxation

18:06 – Drug war

20:30 – War

22:39 – Welfare

24:28 – State education

27:54 – The state

31:12 – Lockdowns

34:09 – A Proper understanding of socialism and capitalism

43:35 – Most important contributions of….

Carl Menger

Eugen von Bohm-Bawerk – Shorter Classics, – chapter II, “WHETHER LEGAL RIGHTS AND RELATIONSHIPS ARE ECONOMIC GOODS”

Ludwig von Mises

F.A. Hayek

Murray N. Rothbard – Economic Controversies 

Walter Block

Lew Rockwell


LBRY / Odysee:



About Keith Knight

Keith Knight is Managing Editor at the Libertarian Institute and host of the Don't Tread on Anyone podcast.

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