Event Videos

Videos of Libertarian Home events.

Video: The Power of Fiction with Marc Sidwell

I don’t know who wrote this summary at YouTube for the video of Marc Sidwell’s talk, entitled The Power of Fiction, but he or she got it very right: Marc argues that stories have a secret super-power. Properly formed, they can reach new audiences with world-changing ideas, and do so in a uniquely compelling way.…

Video: Religion vs Morality with Andrew Bernstein

The structure of the talk was a tripartite one, as follows: • Professor Bernstein identified the philosophic essence of religion • He then explained the fundamental requirements of human life • He demonstrated, point-for-point, how these clash. Part 1: The hazards of organised religion The idea was presented that a proper ethics, required for the…

Bad Brexit pushes out good Brexit

This speech was delivered at the People’s Charter Brexit “splinter protest” on Saturday 21st January. Video follows below. Check against delivery. Hello. I am Simon Gibbs. I am a libertarian and I voted leave. Since part of what I do is representing the interests of other libertarians, I want to mention that not all libertarians…

Video: Trump and the Decline of America

Yaron Brook started his narrative history of the rise of Trump with Sir Isaac Newton, backtracking later to implicate Plato and praise Aristotle… His first argument was that Trump is a product of the philosophical mess that is currrent mainstream political discourse. “People know that the political elite is full of crap”, and are not…

Live Stream “Donald Trump and the Decline of America”

The election of Donald Trump has both shocked – and divided – the libertarian community. His election reflects a tangled web of factors – his personality, the state of mainstream politics, people’s feelings about race and culture. Even hard data paints a confusing and contradictory picture. Our event on Monday Dec 5th will be addressed…

Marketable Ethical Libertarian Policy

This talk was delivered to the Young Britons for Liberty group on Monday November 21st http://bb8df32ebb1b60e7a7f6-dd84e330d6bc6c322cf4b9415c94c358.r24.cf2.rackcdn.com/YBL-talk.m4a   Marketable Ethical Libertarian Policy I am guessing there is a bit of variety in the reactions I am going to get here about the second word in that title, but most of you are probably thinking of that…

London for Leave

Thank you to all the people who came together over the last four days to help us send a message. That fear and hatred will not win. That happiness, prosperity and fulfilment for everyone are to be found outside the European Union. Vote Leave on June 23rd. I’m writing this letter as I’ve felt strongly…

Brexit will mean a new Hanseatic League

It is possible, if you choose to think like them, to see the world through the eyes of any politician. If you choose to see the world through the eyes of David Cameron then the EU referendum is a win-win scenario. For Cameron a Remain vote is a straight win. He has achieved his preferred…

Tim Evans on the 2016 Budget

Tim Evan’s recent talk at the Two Chairmen was delivered in three sections: the strategy of the new Corbyn axis in left-wing politics, the budget and the EU “Brexit” referendum. This article summarises the section on the budget. This country is now in debt to nearly £1.6 trillion. The deficit is approximately £70 billion. In…