Sean Gabb. A historian, writer, Director of The Libertarian Alliance
In 1815, at the end of the wars connected with the French Revolution, the conservative powers of Europe (Austria, Russia, Royalist France, and so forth) created the Holy Alliance. The purpose of this was to commit all its members to the suppression of liberal ideas wherever in any one member state they might take hold. Continue reading
Some followers of the LA Blog like audio only rather than videos. Here is the audio of my speech in London of 19th July.
Keir Martland, Director of Youth Affairs at the Libertarian Alliance, joins Klaus and Hans from Mises Sweden to discuss the UK police state and the European Union Referendum among much else.
Some line drops. Around 21:10 I mention Farage and Iran. A couple of other line drops I can’t remember, but they should be obvious enough. KM.
On Thursday, June 23, 2016, citizens of the United Kingdom will vote on whether or not to remain part of the European Union. The United Kingdom’s membership of the EU was achieved in several discreet although ultimately orchestrated stages. Since the formation of the European Economic Community in 1958 which later morphed into the European Union itself in 1993, the entire scheme has seen ever deepening integration and interdependence between an increasing number of member countries, with the UK itself joining in 1973. Its restlessly expansive aims and ambitions were divisive then and they remain so today, arguably more than ever. Continue reading