Category Archives: Seminars
Feminists and their army of Social Justice Warriors (SJW’s) can’t get their head around the idea that if the most suitable candidates for senior management in a company or organization happen to be all-male, then so be it. In the following video, Amanda Lundeteg uses the pro-feminist, pro-liberal, and pro-SJW platform “TEDx” to advocate the “naming and shaming” of Swedish businesses that do not have a single female on their management teams.
Dr. Robert Higgs is a Senior Fellow in Political Economy at the Independent Institute, which is based in Oakland, California. A champion of liberty and Austrian economics, Dr. Higgs was recently featured as a guest lecturer at the Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama for the 2014 Mises University week.
In this lecture, he professes how war leads to big government, a subject which he has written about extensively for over thirty years. He furthermore beseeches upon the students in attendance, most of whom are young Libertarians, that warfare makes an absolute mockery out of everything that we hold dearly.
This 24-year-old executive has a message for young people struggling to find work: landing the perfect job is easy if you just suck it up and ask your dad for a job at his company.
First Look Media journalist Matt Taibbi, author of ‘The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap’, explains how Countrywide, a loan scam at the center of the sub-prime mortgage crisis,”almost blew up the world” by essentially giving big loans to anybody with a pulse. This scam formed a major component of the sub-prime mortgage crisis which went bust in 2008.
Andrew Napolitano and Glenn Beck discuss how the federal government exceeds its power to impede the individuals right to self-determine. http://www.LibertyPen.com
Editor’s Note: Zuckerberg’s “Law” is most definitely wishful thinking, and should be downgraded to a debunked theory if such a whimsical idea even existed.
Sarah Wood, Founder and COO of Unruly, explains “content shock” and why cats, babies, and celebrities won’t always make a video go viral.
Andrew McAfee, co-author of The Second Machine Age, and Rodney Brooks, founder of Rethink Robotics, hypothesize how–for better or worse–Baxter will take jobs away from the middle class and aging Baby Boomers.
Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus, better known to their 2 million readers as The Minimalists, are the authors of several bestselling books, including EVERYTHING THAT REMAINS. They spoke at TEDxWhitefish about minimalism, the value of community, and discovering what makes people rich.
Amy Henion believes tiny houses could be the ticket to the freedom and security she and other young professionals need to succeed. Like most college students and recent grads, she isn’t sure what the next few years will hold. They are fretting about how they will manage to pay the bills, while also still being flexible to new opportunities which may be located elsewhere. Amy stumbled upon a potential solution to her concerns of high rent and poor mobility: tiny houses! In this talk Amy shares the benefits of tiny living, and the history of the ever growing tiny house movement in America.
Source: Veterans For Peace UK
On 7th February 2013 The Oxford Union held the debate “This House Would Not Fight for Queen and Country”. It was the 80th anniversary of the original debate in 1933 in which The Oxford Union voted in favor of the motion. Speaking for the motion were Ben Sullivan (Christ Church College), Ben Griffin (Former SAS soldier) and Gareth Porter ( US Historian).
Speaking against were Rory Stewart (Conservative MP), Nikolai Tolstoy (International Monarchist League) and Malcolm Rifkind (Former Foreign Secretary).
On the night the motion was defeated as it has been on every occasion that it has been held since 1937. Below a transcript of the speech given by Ben Griffin of Veterans for Peace.