Events

The Libertarian movement is a community of think-tanks, parties, academics, activists and campaign groups. Organised events offer a great opportunity meet like mind people and delve into the philosophical, strategic and legislative issues of the day.

Southwark Meetup

Eran Yehudai’s regular Libertarian Meetup is scheduled for Thursday August 4th at the Rose and Crown, Colombo Street in Southwark, London.

Post Keynes-Hayek debate drinks with the ASI

On Tuesday 26th July, the LSE will be holding a public debate on the two giants of economics of the twentieth century – FA Hayek and John Maynard Keynes. We will be going along to support Prof George Selgin and Dr Jamie Whyte, who will be speaking in favour of FA Hayek’s side of the debate. The…

NCC agrees SGM agenda outline

I have been passed the following message for publication: Dear member, I hope you forgive me for contacting you all again in this manner, but am writing to you today to let you know that I, as promised, did call an NCC meeting. This meeting had the sole purpose to vote for announcing and then…

Smoking liberty protest

Dick Puddlecote, Dave Atherton, and others are gathering at The Vaults pub in Stony Stratford to protest against a ban on smoking to be applied to the whole town. This ridiculously authoritarian and frankly horrible idea was put forward by somewhat unpleasant local Councillor Paul Bartlett and is passionately opposed by locals and well as…

Keynes vs Hayek

The LSE invites us to a “debate” entitled “Keynes vs Hayek”. No boxers or rappers are mentioned this time but “BBC Radio 4 will be recording [the] debate between modern day followers of Keynes and Hayek.” The “debate” takes place on Tuesday 26 July 2011 and features Robert Skidelsky, Emeritus Professor of Political Economy at…

Southwark Meetup

Eran Yehudai’s regular Libertarian Meetup is scheduled for Thursday July 7th at the Rose and Crown Colombo Street in Southwark London. I expect to see you all there as usual.

Confidence from uncertainty

The Royal Society has an exhibit on “how and when probabilities can be deduced, and the role of computer models” in deriving confident climate change predictions from uncertain data. This sounds most interesting! The exhibit is part of it’s free summer of science exhibition at Carlton House, London on the 5th-10th July, says the LSE.…

Sharper Axes, Lower Taxes

On 13 July 2011 the IEA is holding a panel discussion to launch it’s plan for comprehensive spending and tax reform – Sharper Axes, Lower Taxes: Big Steps to a Smaller State.