LIBERTY. It's a simple idea, but it's also the linchpin of a complex system of values and practices: justice, prosperity, responsibility, toleration, cooperation, and peace. Many people believe that liberty is the core political value of modern civilization itself, the one that gives substance and form to all the other values of social life. THEY'RE CALLED LIBERTARIANS.
That's the come on for a new site launched by the Cato Institute. Think of Libertarianism.org as a FAQ for the movement, filled with essays, videos, and you name it that answers questions folks have about basic premises of libertarianism.
Here's a "60 Second Introduction" vid: