Politics

John Stossel: Where Do Libertarians Stand on Issues?

| by Cato Institute

By Chris Moody

In a new episode of Stossel,  Cato’s David Boaz and Jeffrey Miron join a panel of experts to discuss where libertarians stand on a host of major issues facing the nation today.  They tackle libertarian views on war, abortion, the welfare state, gay rights and more.

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The first video covers the so-called culture wars, including gay marriage, abortion and immigration:

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In the second video they discuss the role of government in providing aid to the poor:

 

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In the third video, the panelists discuss libertarian views of war. Should the United States leave Afghanistan and Iraq? What should we do about Iran? Watch:

 

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If you’re hungry for more, the segment is a great supplement to David Boaz’s timeless book, Libertarianism: A Primer and Jeffrey Miron’s forthcoming book Libertarianism: From A to Z.