Past Junto Events


Charles Murray
American Enterprise Institute senior fellow.
Essays & videos: tiny.cc/CMurray

  • February 4, 2016 – On his new book, By the People: Rebuilding liberty without permission
  • September 6, 2007Why Are Jews So Smart?
  • December 2003Human Accomplishment

Robin Hanson
Research associate, Future of Humanity Institute Oxford, and associate professor economics George Mason University.

  • January 7, 2016 – Speaking on his book, coming out in May,
    “The Age of Em: Work, love and life when robots rule the earth.”
  • November 2001


December 3, 2015 – Oxford-style debate:
Michael Malice & Thomas Woods
“Alexander Hamilton was a hero for the cause of liberty.”


Ayaka Kinoshita
singer, songwriter from Japan: www.tiny.cc/singer

  • November 5, 2015 – with his collaborator Victor Niederhoffer
    New principles of speculation


October 1, 2015 – Oxford-style debate:
Richard A. Epstein & Michael Huemer

“A government that performs its fundamental functions is preferable to a system of anarcho-capitalism in which these functions are privatized.”

  • Epstein takes positive.
    A law professor New York University & U. Chicago. www.tiny.cc/eTweet
  • Huemer takes negative.
    Professor philosophy University of Colorado, Boulder.
    His book The Problem of Political Authority: An examination of the right to coerce and the duty to obey.

Adrian Bejan
inventor of constructal law.
His background and awards: www.tiny.cc/aBejan.
He says this is the easiest explanation of constructal law: www.tiny.cc/Explain

  • September 3, 2015 – On his book, Design in Nature: How the constructal law governs evolution in biology, physics, technology, & social organizations

David Kelley
Founder, The Atlas Society

  • August 6, 2015 – Ayn Rand: The new wave of myths and misrepresentations about her
  • June 2004Can the Muslim World Modernize? The Case of Morocco
  • January 2002
  • February 1998The Epic Clash of Cultures (?)
  • May 1993Consequences of the Pursuit of Happiness Vs. Sacrifice During the 1980’s

Thomas Donnelly
Defense, security analyst AEI, www.tinyurl.com/oxtdmbb

  • July 2, 2015 – Oxford-style debate:
    Thomas Donnelly & Christopher Preble
    Sustaining American security, freedom, and prosperity will require a greater assertion of geopolitical leadership and military power.
    Donnelly takes the positive.

Christopher Preble
VP for defense and foreign policy studies at the Cato Institute.
His blog post www.tiny.cc/Pre

  • July 2, 2015 – Oxford-style debate:
    Thomas Donnelly & Christopher Preble
    Sustaining American security, freedom, and prosperity will require a greater assertion of geopolitical leadership and military power.
    Preble takes the negative.

Janine R. Wedel
prof. public policy, George Mason U.
JanineWedel.info & janinewedel.info/books.html
“…sweeps from Poland & Russia to Cambridge & D.C. [she’s] reinvented the study of public administration for an era of blurred roles and secret etworks….a must-read for all who care about the future of government – even the possibility of decent government,” says James K. Galbraith.

  • June 4, 2015 – on her book “Unaccountable: How elite power brokers corrupt our finances, freedom, and security”
  • Oct. 6, 2011 – Shadow Elite: How the World’s New Power Brokers Undermine Democracy, Government & the Free Market

Casey Mulligan
University of Chicago economist,
his blog is “Supply and Demand (in that order)”:
www.tiny.cc/caseyM

  • May 7, 2015 – on his book “Side Effects: The economic consequences of Obamacare”

Jason Riley
Wall Street Journal editorial board member.

  • April 2, 2015 – on his book “Please Stop Helping Us: How liberals make it harder for blacks to succeed”
    Gene Epstein’s review in Barron’s: www.tiny.cc/Jriley


March 5, 2015 – Debate: Nina Teicholz & John Mackey
“An animal foods/low-carb centered diet is unhealthy compared with a 90+% plant-based diet that excludes sugar and refined grain products.”
Teicholz takes the negative and Mackey takes the affirmative.

  • Teicholz, an investigative reporter, spent nine years researching nutrition science for her book “The Big Fat Surprise: Why butter, meat & cheese belong in a healthy diet,” a NY Times bestseller. A “Best Book” of 2014 by the Economist, Wall Street Journal, Mother Jones, Kirkus Reviews and Library Journal, also “The Most Memorable Healthcare Book of 2014” by Forbes: www.tiny.cc/Health. It’s received rave reviews, including this one by the editor, British Medical Journal: www.tiny.cc/rave
  • Mackey’s working on a book about healthy diet. He’s co-CEO of Whole Foods Market. His stores often have Dr. Fuhrman’s Nutrient Density numbers on items on the salad bar. Fuhrman says 90% of the daily diet should be nutrient rich plant foods: www.tiny.cc/DrF

    Whole Food Market’s healthy eating:
    www.tiny.cc/WholeFoodM

Benjamin W. Powell
Dir. Free Market Inst., Texas Tech U. & Sr. fellow Independent Inst.
www.benjaminwpowell.com


Andrew Bernstein
Philosopher, novelist and radical for laissez-faire capitalism.
www.andrewbernstein.net

  • January 1, 2015: “Introduction to Objectivism” based on his book “Objectivism in One Lesson: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Ayn Rand

Donald J. Boudreaux
Sr. fellow Mercatus Center & prof. econ, George Mason U. Chair. Globalization, trade, law, economics, antitrust.
www.CafeHayek.com.

  • December 4, 2014: Half-Wits and Hypocrites: 2013-2014
  • January 3, 2013: Half-Wits & Hypocrites: Dealing with Economic Nonsense
  • July 2, 2009
  • February 2003: How Capitalism Leads to a Cleaner Environment & Better Health

Bryan Caplan
George Mason U. prof. econ. He’s working on his next book The Case Against Education. He blogs at EconLog: www.tiny.cc/EconB

  • November 6, 2014 – The Case Against Education

Peter Schuck
Yale Law prof. Info & Daily Show: www.bit.ly/Schuck

  • October 2, 2014 – Why Government Fails So Often – And how it can do better. From healthcare to workplace conduct, the fed. gov’t manages more of our lives. An alarming consequence is a threat to gov’t legitimacy. Examples of how to right the foundering ship of state.

George Meegan
Adventurer, lecturer, school reformer & world traveller.
He went from Tierra del Fuego, So. America to Prudhoe Bay, Alaska,
19,019 miles, in 2,425 days…shot at, chased by a one-legged gaucho & traversed impassable Darien Gap.
www.bit.ly/GMeeganSeptember 4, 2014 – The Longest Walk: The record of our world’s first crossing of the entire Americas

Gene Epstein
The Junto moderator, the economics editor and books editor of the Barron’s weekly business magazine and author of Econospinning: How to read between the lines when the media manipulate the numbers: www.tiny.cc/EconoCover & feature stories on economic & social trends, book reviews.
Read his articles: tiny.cc/GeneEpstein 

  • August 7, 2014 – The Piketty Phenomenon: What the popularity of Capital in the Twenty-First Century tells us about capitalism in the 21st century
  • June 7, 2012 – “Econospinning: How to Read Between the Lines When the Media Manipulate the Numbers” is his 2006 book. It cuts through the economic misinformation commonly reported in today’s media.

Tyler Cowen
His most recent book is Average Is Over: Powering America beyond the age of the great stagnation.
Prof. econ. George Mason U. & Center for the Study of Public Choice, dir. Mercatus Center.
He’s spoken at Junto many times.
He writes daily for his blog Marginal Revolution: www.tiny.cc/MarRev.
His personal site has links to many articles about and by him:
www.bit.ly/TylerC

  • July 3, 2014 – Average Is Over: Powering America beyond the age of the great stagnation
  • July 5, 2012 – The Path Out of the Great Stagnation?
  • June 4, 2009 – Is the Web Dumbing Down Our Culture?

Robert Begley
Founder www.tiny.cc/NYheros, judges “Anthem” and “Fountainhead” essay contests for the Ayn Rand Institute, writes for The Objective Standard Blog: www.tiny.cc/Begley

  • June 5, 2014 – Man the hero: Crucial role heroism plays in life.

William Easterly
NYU prof. econ. www.williameasterly.org

  • May 1, 2014 – his forthcoming book, “The Tyranny of Experts: Economists, Dictators, and the Forgotten Rights of the Poor”

Donald Smith
investment adviser Donald Smith & Co., Inc. is a deep-value manager
employing a strict bottom-up approach.
DonaldSmithAndCo.com

  • April 3, 2014 – on Secrets of deep-value investing.

Mark Skousen
American Austrian School economist, U. prof., author of 20+ books.
Founder FreedomFest, largest free minds conf. freedomfest.com

  • Mar. 6, 2014 – Ben Franklin & his libertarian critics.

Dr. Keith Smith
Co-founder Surgery Center of OK, for-profit at fraction of traditional hospitals charge. SurgeryCenterOK.com

  • Feb. 6, 2014 – on Free Market Medicine.

David Goldhill
Pres. and CEO Game Show Network. Before that he was pres. Universal Television Group.

  • Jan. 2, 2014 – “Catastrophic Care: Why Everything We Think We Know about Health Care Is Wrong.” 

Gary Hoover
He created BOOKSTOP, sold to Barnes & Noble for $41.5 million.
He created Hoover’s, the world’s largest internet based enterprise info,
sold for $117 million. His bio: HooversWorld.com/gary-hoover

  • Dec. 5, 2013 – Hoover’s Eight Principles of Successful Enterprise
  • October 4, 2012: Think Like an Entrepreneur
  • April 2005: Creating & Building Lasting Enterprises

Charles Calomiris
Columbia U. professor financial institutions. Task Force on Property Rights at Hoover Institute, co-directs Project on Financial Deregulation
at American Enterprise Institute.
His blog: tiny.cc/CCblog and his bio: tiny.cc/CCbio

  • Nov. 7, 2013 – Charles Calomiris speaking about his book, Fragile by Design: Banking Crises, Scarce Credit, and Political Bargains.

David Stockman
Former businessman, U.S. congressman & budget director under Ronald Reagan.

  • Oct. 3, 2013 – speaking about his book, The Great Deformation: The Corruption of Capitalism in America.

Judge Andrew P. Napolitano
Fox News senior judicial analyst. Lectures nationally on U.S. Constitution, rule of law, civil liberties in wartime & freedom. He had the Freedom Watch TV daily show on Fox News. His site: JudgeNap.com.

  • Sept. 5, 2013 – speaking on “Freedom Watch.”

Victor Niederhoffer
Founder NYC Junto. Two of his essays on deception at his site:
the first’s a theory of deception from biology & game theory: http://tiny.cc/VN & http://tiny.cc/VicN
Visit his site: DailySpeculations.com.

  • November 2, 2015: New principles of speculation with his collaborator Ayaka Kinoshita – singer, songwriter from Japan.
  • August, 2013: My education of the last 10 years
  • July 1991Economic Ecology: The Home Life, Distribution, and Abundance of Commodity Players
  • August 1992First Anniversary Party at the Niederhoffer’s
  • September 1992The Ecology of Public Government and the Market
  • January 1993Education of a Speculator
  • January 1994What Can You Learn from Games and Hobbies
  • June 1995Camouflage And Other Deceptions
  • September 1996Music and Speculation (with pianist Robert Schrade)
  • June 2000Approaches to understanding the financial market
  • September 2001FDA delays: how to profit from them
  • December 2001Culture, Capitalism, American Game; Songs of Speculation
  • January 2003Practical Speculation in an Uncertain World (with Laurel Kenner)
  • September 2004Deception in the Stock Market

John Mackey
CEO Whole Foods Market.
He’s interviewed at: tiny.cc/interviewMackey.

  • June 6, 2013: speaking about his book, Liberating the Heroic Spirit of Business: Conscious Capitalism.

C. Bradley Thompson
Video of his talk “Separation of School and State: The Case for Abolishing America’s Government Schools” from the Ayn Rand Center for Individual Rights: tiny.cc/ThompsonSchool

  • May 2, 2013 – “American Education: Reform or Revolution?”

Matt Welch
Editor in chief at Reason, the libertarian magazine of “Free Minds and Free Markets.” Read more about him at: tiny.cc/WelchReason

  • April 4, 2013: – “The Declaration of Independents: How Libertarian Politics Can Fix What’s Wrong with America.”

Brink Lindsey
senior fellow, Cato Institute: trade policy, globalization, U.S. social & cultural history, nature of human capital. Currently researching economic growth and policy barriers that impede it.
Read more about Brink: tiny.cc/LindseyCato

  • March 7, 2013 – “The Folly of Nostalgianomics” Brink’s term for the celebration of the post-World War II quarter century that has been popular among commentators like Paul Krugman.

Ivan Eland
sr. fellow, dir, Center on Peace and Liberty, Independent Inst., author “The Empire has No Clothes: U.S. Foreign PolicyExposed” and “No War for Oil: U.S. Dependency and the Middle East.”
Visit his page: tiny.cc/Eland

  • February 7, 2013 – “Putting ‘Defense’ Back Into U.S. Defense Policy: Rethinking U.S. Security in the 21st Century”
  • May 1999 – Dangerous Consequences of Clinton’s war in the Balkans.

Wayne Leighton
prof. econ., Universidad Francisco Marroquín (UFM) Guatemala,
exec. dir. The Antigua Forum, co-author book“Madmen, Intellectuals, and
Academic Scribblers: The Economic Engine of Political Change.”
Visit his page at: PoliticalEntrepreneurs.com

  • December 6, 2012

Greg Rehmke
program director Economic Thinking, programs for high school, homeschool and college. Visit his site: tiny.cc/gRehmke


Gary Johnson
Libertarian Party Pres. GaryJohnson2012.com

  • September 6, 2012 –  update on his campaign, Q&A.

Richard Kostelanetz
writer and artist. He often attends Junto. He’s been a ontributing/advisory editor of many arts journals, the author of many books, among them
“Political Essays” and “More On Innovative Music(ian)s”
Visit his site: RichardKostelanetz.com

  • September 6, 2012

Gary Jason
Liberty magazine, businessman, philosophy teacher & writer. Senior editor of online magazine Liberty, formerly the paper magazine Liberty: LibertyUnbound.com He’s author of the forthcoming book “Dangerous Thoughts.” Read more by and about him at: ProfGaryJason.com

August 2, 2012 –
Classical Liberal Ethics and Immigration

Ilana Mercer
author Classical liberal column
bit.ly/MercerWorldNet IlanaMercer.com

  • May 3, 2012: Into the Cannibal’s Pot: Lessons for America from Post-Apartheid South Africa.

Robert Higgs
sr. fellow political economy, author Leviathan. Editor Independent Institute’s quarterly magazine Independent Review: tiny.cc/Higgs 


Alex Epstein
Alex Epstein is an expert in energy and industrial policy. Read his essay “The Industrial Manifesto” at bit.ly/IndustrialM

  • March 1, 2012 – Why America needs a new industrial philosophy

Donald Luskin
Coauthor I am John Galt: Today’s heroic innovators building the world & the villainous parasites destroying it. It shows parallels: Steve Jobs & Roark, Paul Krugman & Toohey, etc. iAmJohnGalt.com

  • Feb. 2, 2012 – What would Howard Roark do about Paul Krugman?

Tibor Machan
libertarian, teaches business ethics & philosophy at Chapman U.
Visit his site: tiny.cc/Tibor 



David D. Friedman
prof. law, anarcho-capitalist, author The Machinery of Freedom: Guide to a Radical Capitalism.
His site: davidDFriedman.com
His blog: davidDFriedman.blogspot.com

  • Dec.1, 2011 – “Legal Systems Very Different from Ours.” Studies of the legal systems of modern gypsies, imperial China, Periclean Athens, the Cheyenne Indians, Saga period Iceland and more.

Tracy Quan
Tracy Quan labels herself on Twitter as: “Commonwealth babe. Novelist. Omnivore. Secular Catholic. Cafeteria atheist. Caffeine dependent. Unrepentant flânoozy. Love Guru.” Visit her site: TracyQuan.net 

  • Nov. 3, 2012 – “Highways and byways of the sex worker industry”

Richard A. Epstein
A law professor New York University & U. Chicago.
www.tiny.cc/eTweet
www.manhattan-institute.org/html/epstein.htm

  • October 1, 2015 – Oxford-style debate: Richard A. Epstein & Michael Huemer, “A government that performs its fundamental functions is preferable to a system of anarcho-capitalism in which these functions are privatized.” Epstein takes positive.
  • Sept. 1, 2011 – Is the administrative state consistent with the rule of law? based on his book: Design for Liberty: Private Property,
    Public Administration & the Rule of Law
  • April 1997 – Our Inalienable Right to Health Care

 

April 1991 through July 2005

Celebration of the 99th birthday of Ayn Rand 
and the 93rd birthday of Ronald Reagan.
February 2004

Memorial for John Perry,
a NYC police officer & Junto attendee, lost on 9/11
October 2001

And conversations with featured speakers:

Charles Adams
March 1997: Taxation.

Dennis Ainsworth
April 2002: Capital Consumption 1965 to the present: its causes, consequences and cures

June Arunga
July 2004: Why Africans are Abandoning Africa

George B.N. Ayittey
author of “Africa Betrayed” and “Africa in Chaos”
June 1999

John Baden
November 1994: Progressive Era Reforms: The American Counter-Revolution
December 1997

Michael Balboa
July 1994: Economic and Political Trends in Certain Less-developed Countries

Sallie Baliunas
June 1997: Global Warming: What the Facts Are

Randy E. Barnett
December 1995: The Rights Retained by the People: The History and Meaning of the Ninth Amendment
November 1998: Liberty, Justice & The Rule Of Law

Caroline Baum
May 1994: Analysis of Financial Markets

Tom Bethell
October 1999: The Noblest Triumph: Property & Prosperity Through The Ages

Robert Bidinotto
February 1995: The Criminal Justice: The Legal System versus the Individual
February 1997: How to Present the Ideas of Individualism to Ordinary People
March 2004

Terry Blodgett
August 2001: Tracing the lost tribes of the Israelites

David Boaz
August 1991: 400 Years Of Failure: The Lesson Of Drug Prohibition

James Bovard
July 1995: Government Waste and Abusive Taxation
April 1999: The Rise of the State & the Demise of the Citizen
February 2004: Terrorism & Tyranny: Trampling Freedom, Justice and Peace to Rid the World of Evil

Bill Bradford
August 1993: Economics and Ecology, Sophisticated and Vulgar (CT)
August 1993: Rand, Paterson, Lane & the Origins of the Modern Libertarian Movement.
May 1995: The future of liberty and the role libertarians will play in that future

Harry Browne
December 1994: Government doesn’t work, and I want to get rid of as much of it as is practical

David Ciocca
August 2000: Investing in the Internet Era

Tyler Cowen
George Mason University
December 1999: How Capitalism Liberates The Arts (?)
January 2004: Civilization: The Case for a Free Society

Eugene R. Dattel
April 1996: Japan’s Failed Attempt at Global Financial Dominance

James DeLong
December 1998: Property Matters

Tom DiLorenzo
January 1999: The Food and Drink Police

Richard Ebeling
October 1992: How the Principles of the Declaration of Independence have been Subverted (with Jacob G. Hornberger)

Marty Edelston
July 1992: Battle plan for American Business

Ivan Eland
May 1999: Dangerous Consequences of Clinton’s war in the Balkans.

Peter Ferrara
May 2000: A battle plan for Social Security

Thomas Fleming
June 1998: Liberty!

Murray Franck
December 1992: Individual Rights
February 1993: Who Has Which Rights? (with Tibor Machan)

Judge Marvin Frankel
June 1992: Adversary Justice

Benjamin Franklin
A visitor from the 18th century.
September 1992

Jeffrey Friedman
June 2002: Public Ignorance as a Reason for Libertarianism
October 2004: The Politics of Ignorance

Marshall Fritz
September 1997: Separation of Schools and State

Michael Fumento
May 2001: BioEvolution: How Biotechnology Is Changing Our World

John Fund
April 2000: Why all the political Opinion Polls are wrong?

Arthur E. Gandolfi
August 1994: Sex, Economics and the Meaning of Life.

John Taylor Gatto
March 1993: Confederacy of Dunces: The Tyranny of Compulsory Schooling

Scott Douglas Gerber
September 1998: The Declaration of Independence & Constitutional Interpretation

Henry Gifford
March 2003: Fire Science & The World Trade Center’s vulnerable architecture

Mike Godwin
Center for Democracy & Technology
July 1999: The American Revolution

Bettina Bien Greaves
September 1999: Human Action After 50 Years.

Gary Greenberg
June 1994: Ancient Israel and Modern America: The Dangerous Parallels

Martin Gross
February 2000: The Conspiracy of Ignorance

Dan Grossman
June 1991: Luck and Careers
July 2001: The perfect deal

Milo Hamilton
October 2000: Rice: The First Grain

Robin Hanson
George Mason University
November 2001

Dean Hazel
July 1996

Stephen Hicks
September 1994: The Love of Money

Jeremy Hildreth
June 2001: Cuba: A libertarian Perspective

Jacob G. Hornberger
October 1992: How the Principles of the Declaration of Independence have been Subverted (with Richard Ebeling)
April 1994: The Dangers of Socialized Medicine
March 2001: Libertarianism vs. The Moral Bankruptcy of the left and right

Peter Huber
May 1998: Law & disorder in CyberSpace: Abolish the FCC & Let Common Law Rule

Edward L. Hudgins
November 1993: The Role of Devotees of Freedom in Politics
September 2002: Can Ayn Rand Conquer Washington?

Jeffrey Rogers Hummel
December 1996: Foundations of American Statism: The Economic Impact of the Civil War

Jerome Huyler
author of “Locke in America: The Moral Philosophy of the Founding Era”
May 2005

Mitchell Jones
April 1991: Chlorinating: The Greatest Scandal In History
September 1991: What Makes A Good Painting (with Susan Slyman)

Stephen Kagann
March 1992: The Corporate Headquarters Complex – And The Future Of New York City

Steve Keeley
October 1992: About his world travels

Laurel Kenner
January 2003: Practical Speculation in an Uncertain World (with Victor Niederhoffer)

Saul Kent
October 1996: The Prospect of Living in Good Health to the Age of 150 and beyond

Thomas L. Knapp
Rational Review.com
April 2003: Deadly Confusions: Libertarianism & War

Alan Charles Kors
May 2004

Richard Kostelanetz
July 2003: author, “Soho: The Rise and Fall of an Artists’ Colony”

Lawrence Kudlow
Kudlow & Co., CNBC
April 1998: American Abundance: The New Economic & Moral Prosperity
December 2004: What?s Ahead for 2005? A post-election look at the economy and the stock market

Steven Landsburg
March 2002: More Sex is Safer Sex, and Other Surprises About the Way Markets Work

Sarah Lawrence
August 2002: Parenting: The Philosophy and Practice of Taking Children Seriously

Pierre Lemieux
February 1996: The Individualist Sentiment
July 1998: Liberty & Sex

Jules Leopold
October 1991: What Is Predictable?

Will Lewis
January 1993: Music of Management

Carl Liedhom
Michigan State University
May 1996: Microenterprises in Developing Countries

Felix Livingston
January 1995: Homo Oeconomicus: A Man for All Seasons

Herbert London
December 1993: Current Problems in the US

John R. Lott Jr.
November 1999: More Guns, Less Crime

Marisa Manley
April 1992: Why Laws Backfire

Steve Mariotti
March 1998: Teaching Inner-City Kids to Start and Run a Business

Stanley Mason
August 1998: Creative Spark of Invention

Bill McCarthy
February 1992: ‘?Vice Cop,” a book about his years as head of NYPD’s Morals Division
February 1994: Current Issues of Gun Control

John McCormack
September 1993: How Property Rights Can Be Used to Protect Wildlife and Wilderness

John L. McCormack
January 1996: Conspiracy Theory

Wendy McElroy
author of “Individualist Feminism of the Nineteenth Century”
October 1997: How Politically Correct Feminism is Hurting Women
July 2005

John McGinnis
November 1997: Biology and Law

Gabriella Megyesi
August 2004: Lessons from Lands without Liberty

Perry Metzger
September 2000: The Future of Technology

Stephen Moore
May 2002: It’s Getting Better All the Time: The Greatest Trends of the Past 100 Years

Deroy Murdock
February 2002: We?re too nice: What libertarians are doing wrong, what we can do better

Walter Olson
March 1997: The Excuse Factory

Jane Orient
August 1997: Healthy Skepticism About National Health Care

Roger Pilon
March 1995: On the Demise and Rebirth of Constitutional Government

Virginia Postrel
February 1999: The Future and Its Enemies

Jim Powell
May 1991: Capitalism & Civilization: How Peaceful Commerce Promotes Social Justice.
May 1992: Why the Morals of the Marketplace are Better than the Morals of Government
July 1993: How Markets Generate Vital Knowledge for Human Progress
September 1995: Intriguing, instructive, sometimes heart-warming stories about great heroes of liberty
August 1996: Heroes Who Defy Tyrants: Raul Wallenberg, Natan Sharansky, & Others
December 2000: The Triumph of Liberty
November 2003: How Roosevelt and His New Deal Prolonged the Great Depression

Douglas Rasmussen
April 1995: The Communitarian Challenge to Liberty

Gregory Rehmke
Program director of EconomicThinking.org
August 1999: Free Market Incentives
January 2001: How markets can deal with world emergencies
October 2002: Promoting Free-Market Ideas Around the World
September 2003: Socialism in US Electric Utilities & Its Role in the Recent Blackout
August 2004

George Reisman
July 1997: Everyone’s Stake in Capitalism

Kenneth Rendell
December 1991: The Criteria That Establishes Values In Different Collecting Areas: Some Thoughts On Their Validity And On Investing In Collectibles
March 1994: How Human Nature Propels Bad Forgeries Into Major Literary Hoaxes.

Adam Robinson
October 1993: What Smart Students Know

Arthur Robinson
November 2000: Extending human lifespan

Jim Rogers
October 1994: Economic, Political, Investment and Social Observations from an around-the-world motorcycle trip
June 2003: author, “Adventure Capitalist: The Ultimate Investor’s Road Trip”

Michael Rothschild
November 1991: Bionomics

Robert Schrade
December 1992: Life with Music

Jack Schwartzman
editor-in-chief of “Fragments,” an international individualist magazine
August 1995

Todd Seavey
November 2002: Libertarians, Smoking & Insanity: How ideology affects ideas about freedom & health

Larry Sechrest
March 1996: Hayek

Hans F. Sennholz
November 1995: Pillars Of The Welfare State

Amity Shlaes
March 1999: Taxation: The Greedy Hand

Tim Slagle
April 2001: Libertarian humor

Susan Slyman
September 1991: What Makes A Good Painting (with Mitchell Jones)

Fred Smith
November 1996: Marketing the Virtues of Freedom in a World of Rational Ignorance
March 2000: Electrical power crisis in California
December 2002: Heaven or Hell: The Hope and Threat of Globalization
August 2003: Corporate Aftershock: Economic Liberty Before and After Enron

David Ramsay Steele
April 1997: The Anti-Technology Movement as the Radical Alternative to Capitalism

Brett Steenbarger
July 2000: Psychological biases and weakness can be overcome

Richard W. Stevens
February 2005: Civilian Disarmament and Genocide

Stephen Stigler
November 1992: How Statistics Can Lead to a Wrong Decision

John Stossel
ABC News
April 2004

Michael Strong
March 2005: Entrepreneurs: Engineers of World Prosperity

Jacob Sullum
senior editor of “Reason” magazine
June 2005

Alex Tabarrok
October 2003: Terrorism Futures, Information Markets & a New Form of Democracy

Joan Kennedy Taylor
April 1993: Reclaiming the Mainstream
January 2000: Sex, men and women in the market place

Frank Tipler
January 1997: The Physics of Immortality: There is No Limit to Progress

William Tucker
January 1992: Running Schools As A Business

Jesse Walker
Reason magazine
May 2003: Broadcasters and the State

George Walsh
June 1993: Rousseau, Egalitarism and Collectivism

Stephanie Winston
March 1992: Personal and office organization

Jim Wynne
June 1993: Why Science Matters


The above list of Junto speakers from April 1991 through July 2005 is incomplete. Please contact us if you have more, or more accurate, information.