On February 17, 2014 Robert Higgs presented this speech as part of the ongoing Economic Liberty Lecture Series, a joint project of The Future of Freedom Foundation and the George Mason University Economics Society.
Ivan Eland, author of Recarving Rushmore, appeared on the The Tom Woods Show. Eland talks about U.S. Presidents on the merits of their policies and whether those strategies contributed to peace, prosperity, and liberty.
Sr. Fellow Lawrence McQuillan was a guest on the Jason Lewis radio show. He discussed the economics and history of totalitarianism vs capitalism in terms of policies such as higher taxes for corporations, farm subsidies, price and rent controls and endless money supply and how history can show us which of these stifle prosperity. Private property and individualism are the foundations of freedom, argues McQuillan.
Research Fellow Stephen P. Halbrook, author of author of Gun Control in the Third Reich joins Armed America Radios Neil McCabe and Mark Walters to talk about his new book. Giving historic examples of gun registration laws, issued by the Weimar republic, may have been well-intentioned but misdirected and once the Nazi party took control in Germany, the laws were used to disarm "Enemies of the State." Halbrook gives the hosts an update on current threats to Second Amendment rights.
Research Fellow Stephen P. Halbrook, author of Gun Control in the Third Reich joined KVOI radio in Tuscon, AZ to talk about his new book, with host of the "Inside Track" program, Emil Franzi. Halbrook talks about constitutional rights in the US and they differ from Germany in the 1930s. The author talks about events leading up to the disarming of the Jews in Germany and of other "Enemies of the State."
Research Fellow Stephen P. Halbrook, author of Gun Control in the Third Reich appeared on the Bill LuMaye Show on WPTF radio in Raleigh, NC. Halbrook talks about the history of gun registration in the Weimar Republic in 1931 and warned that the records not wind up "in the wrong hands." Two years later, when the Nazi party assumed power in Germany, the "wrong hands" were indeed in charge of those records and law abiding Jews and other "Enemies of the State" were disarmed by the Nazis.