Monday, May 28, 2007

Gay oppression in Iran

A documentary look at the state of oppression of gay people in Iran. Three segments, total about 30 minutes.

Thursday, May 24, 2007

The benefits of nuclear.

Patrick Moore, a founder of Greenpeace, discusses his support for nuclear power. About 15 minutes.

The anti-censorship choir

An amusing two minute finger in the air song to the Federal Communications Commission. Amen.

The Warming Debate

Three global warming catastrophists debate three AGW skeptics. Ten short parts totaling about 90 minutes. Decide for yourself.

Wednesday, May 23, 2007

The Greenhouse Conspiracy

A documentary discussing the global warming hysteria and challenging it. About 52 minutes.

A Tribute to Communism

A reminder of the cost of one bad idea. About 6 minutes.

Tuesday, May 22, 2007

How Republicans Broke the Bank

Stephen Slivinski discusses how the Republican Party has become the biggest spenders in Washington since LBJ. About 67 minutes.

How Big Business uses Big Government

How big business is using big government to rob you blind with Timothy Carney. About 54 minutes.

Liberalizing health care.

How state intervention is driving up health care costs and what reforms are need, with Michael Cannon. About 36 minutes.

Monday, May 21, 2007

Same-Sex Marriage

A debate on marriage equality. About 90 minutes.

Why Darwin Matters

Ex-creationist Michael Shermer discusses why Darwin is important while some proponent of "intelligent design" try to rebutt him. About 70 minutes.

Why nations prosper.

James Gwartney and Simeon Djankov discuss what sort of economically policies lead to economic policy. About 75 minutes.

Vaclav Klaus on environmentalism

Czech president Vaclav Klaus discusses environmentalism as religion. About 20 minutes.

Global Warming, Convenient Facts

Prof. Patrick Michaels and Jerry Taylor respond to Al Gore's hysterical "documentary" on global warming. About 47 minutes.

Global Crises, Global Solutions

The world faces numerous issues and with limited resources which problems should be tackled first. Prof. Bjorn Lomborg brought together a group of experts to discuss prioritizing world problems. About 80 minutes.

Sunday, May 20, 2007

The War in Iraq

Former White House economist Joe Cobb discusses the costs and problems of the invasion of Iraq. About 12 minutes.

Guns and Crime

John Stossel looks at the connection between guns and crime. About 5 minutes.

Milton Friedman on Icelandic TV

Don’t let the introduction fool you. The interview and debate is in English. Friedman faces three left-wing professors, I guess that was one way to even the battle. About 72 minutes.

Privatization in Britain

A short look at privatization in the UK. 9 minutes.

Do we need Real ID?

Jim Harper of Cato Institute looks at whether the US needs Real ID legislation. About 4 minutes.

Friday, May 18, 2007

Abundance and social liberty

Brink Lindsey of the Cato Institute discusses, on The Daily Show, how economic prosperity allowed social freedom setting off the culture wars. About 10 minutes.

Thursday, May 17, 2007

The Last Days of the American Empire

Chalmers Johnson discusses his critique of American interventionist foreign policy. About one hour.

Radicals for Capitalism

Brian Doherty, author of Radicals for a Capitalism, a history of the modern libertarian movement discusses his book and the movement. About one hour. Courtesy of Fora TV.

Liberty for Latin America

Alvaro Vargas Llosa discusses how to undo centuries of state oppression in Latin America. About 52 minutes.

Wednesday, May 16, 2007

John Stossel on Myths, Lies and Downright Stupidity

John Stossel giving a speech in Canada on his intellectual evolution. About 45 minutes.

Airline deregulation

A short bit on airline deregulation in the United States. About 8 minutes.

Penn & Teller on 9/11 Conspriacists

Penn & Teller take on the 9/11 conspiracy crowd. About 9 minutes.

Milton Friedman on Limited Government

An old television interview with Milton Friedman. The host gets it off to a bad start by calling Friedman a conservative, which he never was. About 30 minutes.

The Global Warming Swindle

An excellent expose of the global warming hysteria. I understand an expanded version is being prepared for DVD release and urge those who have enjoyed it on line to purchase a copy as well. I will be. About 75 minutes.

The Death of Habeas Corpus

An inspiring short speech about the dangers of big government destroying the right of habeas corpus. About 10 minutes.

A Night with Ann Coulter

A humorous look at The Screech. About 5 minutes.

The Immigration Debate of 1621

A humorous look at the immigration debate. About 5 minutes.

Monday, May 14, 2007

Judge Jim Gray on Drug Legalization

Judge James Gray discusses why he went from Drug Warrior to advocating legalization. About 30 minutes.

The Truth about Medical Marijuana

A forum on medical marijuana. About 90 minutes.

A short course in brain surgery.

A short film on socialized health care. About 6 minutes.

The Economics of the War on Terror

Milton Friedman looks at the economic effects of the war on terror. About 27 minutes.

Nathaniel Branden on Ayn Rand and Objectivism

Nathaniel Branden discusses his years with Ayn Rand. About 29 minutes.

Hayek: Freedom's Philosopher

A documentary introducing one to the life and ideas of economist/philosopher Friedrich Hayek. About 36 minutes.

A Discussion on Free Trade

A short discussion on free trade and out sourcing. About 6 minutes.

Globalization is Good

Johan Norberg, of Sweden, looks at the real impact of globalization on the world's poor. About 50 minutes.

Sunday, May 13, 2007

Is World Poverty Getting Worse

A short, non-audio presentation on the decrease in world poverty. About 4 minutes.

Violent confiscation of guns by police.

It is shocking to see how the police illegally and criminally stole guns from citizens after Katrina. Here is film of the police literally attacking and hitting an old woman in her own home. They had no warrant. She violated no law. Shocking. About 9 minutes.

Michael Crichton on science and public policy.

Michael Crichton speaks on the necessity of using sound science as the basis of public policy, presented at the Smithsonian Institute. About 90 minutes.

Sallie Ballunis on climate, fear and science

Astrophysicist Prof. Sallie Ballunis looks at the role of superstition in fear over climate change. About 7 minutes.

Bruce Ames on Cancer, Science and Fear

Prof. Bruce Ames, who created the Ames Test to detect if something is a carcinogenic speaks about the misuse of science to create a cancer fear. About 10 minutes.

Karl Hess: Toward Liberty

A short documentary looking at the life and ideas of Karl Hess, one of the more fascinating figures in American libertarianism and a friend who will be missed. Picture quality is poor. About 30 minutes.

Bjorn Lomborg on Global Warming

No matter the source of climate change, natural or anthropogenic, the real issue is about solutions. Will "proposals" solve the problem and are they worth the effort. Prof. Lomborg explores whether or not we should even try to end climate change given other more pressing matters we have to consider. About 18 minutes.

Dealing with the Police

A guide to your rights when you encounter the police. Alas, this is only about what rights you have. There is no guarantee as to what rights the police will respect. About 45 minutes.

Friday, May 11, 2007

Taking Liberty: A film on the Blair legacy.

A film preview, about 2 minutes.

Doomsday Called Off: Global Warming 5 parts

A documentary of about one hour, in five segments, from the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

The Philosophy of Liberty

An introduction to the basic principles of liberty from the International Society for Individual Liberty for about 8 minutes.

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Big Brother: with Penn and Teller

Penn & Teller looks at Big Brother in the form of the Patriot Act. About 30 minutes.

Torture and violence in Zimbabwe

A collection of news reports on the horrible state violence in Zimbabwe. About 10 minutes.

Nadelman on Tobacco Prohibition

Ethan Nadelman of the Drug Policy Network on tobacco restrictions. About 5 minutes.

The War on Drugs with Milton Friedman

The late Milton Friedman debates Republican Drug Warrior Pete Wilson concern drug prohibition. About 30 minutes.