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The History of Classical Liberalism – Learn Liberty

The History of Classical Liberalism – Learn Liberty

If you ask most people what classical liberalism is, then theyíll say, itís essentially free-market economics. Itís all about low taxes, laissez faire, reducing the government intervention in the economy. But in fact, thatís a rather impoverished and narrow idea of what classical liberalism is. Itís actually a comprehensive philosophy, a way of thinking about …

5 Famous #YOLO SWAG Moments in History

5 Famous #YOLO SWAG Moments in History

There comes a time in everyone’s life where you just do something crazy and stupid for no reason. But it’s not a new concept. People have been doing crazy things for centuries. And if they had Twitter back then, these would definitely be some of the #yoloswag moments. #1: Tutmosis the III He was an …

What is a Neo-Nazi? | The History of Hate

What is a Neo-Nazi? | The History of Hate

Nazis… Nazis Nazis Nazis… It seems like there are so many angles with these guys that others have done already. Sometimes even on this channel. However, the term Neo-Nazi is especially prevalent today, and so let’s talk about them. This is the story of the Nazis… AFTER World War Two. Hi, I’m Tristan Johnson, and …

The Assassination of Julius Caesar (The Ides of March, 44 B.C.E.)

The Assassination of Julius Caesar (The Ides of March, 44 B.C.E.)

The conspiracy to kill Julius Caesar began with a meeting between three men. Cassius Longinus, Marcus Brutus, and Decimus Brutus. Cassius, Brutus, and Decimus. Cassius was an experienced soldier and general. A decade earlier he fought the Parthians under Crassus. After Crassus’s humiliating defeat, Cassius rallied the survivors and successfully defended Syria against a Parthian …