Event Videos

Videos of Libertarian Home events.

Video: Is UKIP a comfortable home for libertarians?

Harry kicked off the talk by saying that unfortunately UKIP has suffered from some misconceptions but his mind was made up that UKIP was a comfortable home for adherents of the non-aggression principle. I did find it strange that the very next thing Harry said was that objectively UKIP is not libertarian, which for me…

Audio: Reason as means to libertarianism (inc. Q&A)

David MacDonagh’s talk was a challenge to present, defying summarisation really. For me, it was the kind of talk that inspires a hundred little thoughts which distract somewhat from getting your head around the big picture. But here goes: The basic argument is that your minds are an ongoing proces, and when called upon to…

The Open Internet Under Attack

The Internet is special because any two people on the ends of the network can connect, with no central authority in the middle having a say in it. Openess has allowed competition in the ultimate free-market. That marketplace of goods, services and ideas has sparked social, political and economic revolution. Centralised political control would destroy…

Open mic review

Thank you to everyone who attended last nights “open mic” event and helped make it a fun evening for everybody. I’d especially like to thank Michael Rudd, Rob Waller, Gavin Webb and Chris Mounsey for each of their talks. Michael Rudd had the challenging task of opening the night on the back of my announcement…

Video: Intellectual Property: a dilemma for Libertarians

Tom Burroughes walks us through the libertarian, and some wider, arguments for and against the institution of Intellectual Property, including copyright, patents, trademarks design rights and secrets. For anyone without means to enjoy the video, Tom has provided the following summary: Libertarians place great importance on the institution of private property; private property is inseparable…

The Intellectual Property Dilemma talk

Thursday’s talk, “Intellectual Property: a dilemma for libertarians” was a great success. Thanks to everyone who came along and helped make the evening a fun and informative event. Tom Burroughes’ impressive delivery helped to make a complex subject much clearer. His well rounded review of the topic took in all sides of the argument and…