Battle for Liberty
About This Show
Throughout the course of history few societies have achieved lasting freedom for their people. The Battle for Liberty represents that internal struggle against central control, turned outward in an analysis of the events of the day. In this show, Mike Tilden explores the broad themes of freedom and liberty in the context of current events, politics, social issues, and downright silly situations.
Most Recent Episode
Ep. 27: Conservatarians
Every now and then I hear of someone claiming to be a conservatarian. Unfortunately I’ve found that this is akin to claiming to be a unicorn. The creature simply doesn’t exist. You see, conservatarians attempt to mold libertarianism into a mild form of their brand of statism. But if you’re being intellectually honest, you have to see how that just can’t be. You are either a libertarian or you are not. And if you’re a conservative who likes a few aspects of libertarianism, that’s great. I still love you and I still seek to work with you on any number of issues. But let’s call a spade a spade, shall we?