LibertyBias Show #5: Conversation- Achieving Mental Freedom

Freedom is not something we are given; it’s something that has many forms and many paths of achieving it. There certainly can be instances or long struggles where our freedom is infringed upon external factors, but liberty must first spring from within. Without the mental state of being free, then how free can we be externally? That’s the way in which this late-night, beer-fueled conversation was framed. Continue reading

Economic Freedom Works. (Here’s the data)

A few weeks ago at my university, I attended a talk given by Robert Lawson of Southern Methodist University. He holds the Jerome M. Fullinwider Endowed Centennial Chair in Economic Freedom and is director of the O’Neil Center for Global Markets and Freedom at the Southern Methodist University Cox School of Business. This talk, titled “Economic Freedom and the Wealth and Health of Nations”, was part of The Entrepreneurs and Economics Speaker Series presented by The John H. Schnatter Institute for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise. He shared the plain truth: capitalism saves and improves lives. Continue reading