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The Secret to Self-Discipline, with Som Skidar (Episode 12)

If you’ve been following Libertarianism for Normal People since our humble beginnings (a whopping month ago), then you know that part of our mission is to help liberty-minded folks acquire the skills and knowledge they need to become more entrepreneurial, independent, and powerful in their own lives. Being independent – in other words, living a life that doesn’t depend on the government or big companies …

Is Bread Predatory? (On the Humanity of Capitalism, Episode 11)

We’ve found that we get great inspiration from those who comment on our Facebook posts – and we’re not talking about the pro-libertarian crowd. It’s those who oppose, or just don’t get, libertarianism who make, what to us, are quite bizarre statements. One of them was made from a meme we posted recently that showed the difference between capitalism and socialism when it comes to …

Our Interview with Jaimine Vaishnav, Indian Libertarian/Ancap (Episode 10)

So what’s it like living in India and being an anarcho-capitalist libertarian? Glad you asked! Our guest on this episode is Jaimine Vaishnav, who a few years ago discovered the libertarian philosophy and has been advocating free markets and free people in his country of India ever since – a big part of which has been his work with Free a Billion, the mission of …

Is the Alt Right Libertarian? (Episode 9)

During the 2016 election, there was a lot of talk about the Alt-Right. In particular, this group was repeatedly associated with Donald Trump, and portrayed basically as neo-Nazis (this insinuating that Trump is a Nazi). So what is this group that calls themselves the Alt-Right, and do they have anything whatsoever in common with libertarians? We discuss in today’s episode. Resources Discussed in the Show: …