Monday, November 26, 2012

Nassim Taleb and Russ Roberts speak in Brooklyn

On Wednesday, the 28th of November, Nassim Taleb and Russ Roberts will engage in conversation about the topic of Nassim Taleb's new book, Antifragile: Things That Gain From Disorder

Nassim Taleb is a vocal critic of mainstream practices in finance and economics. He is the author of the 2007 book The Black Swan as well as many other articles, books and essays.

Dr. Roberts is an economist known for hosting the popular podcast Econtalk. He was also the the economic mind behind the Fear the Boom and Bust video as well as Fight of the Century: Keynes vs Hayek Round Two.

See the event page for complete information.

Monday, November 19, 2012

Greg Lukianoff's speech available on C-SPAN online

Greg Lukianoff's speech given at Columbia University on the 27th of October was aired this past weekend. The video of the talk is also available online at C-SPAN!

In the same spirit, the WSJ has a story about Mr. Lukianoff !

Thursday, November 08, 2012

Gary Johnson Breaks LP's Vote Record

See full story here.

1,139,562 votes for Gary Johnson breaks 
the 1980 vote record of 921,128 votes that 
Ed Clark achieved running under the Libertarian 
Party for President of the United States 
and more than doubles the LP's 2008 vote count.

Saturday, November 03, 2012

City-Wide Anti 'Stop and Frisk' Day

Columbia University Libertarians will be working with Columbia's chapter of Students for Sensible Drug policy. The event will feature a speaker from Drug Policy Alliance and will include discussion of Stop and Frisk, Constitutional rights, and how to respond if an officer wants to perform a search without probable cause.

Other schools and organizations in New York City and the tri-state area will be doing similar events that day as well!

Thursday, November 01, 2012

Free to Choose

Free to Choose Network has an interesting video titled: Europe's Debt: America's Crisis?
Online streaming is only temporary, however!