Are We Really Less Free Today? Sheldon Richman on the State of Liberty

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Are we really less free than we used to be? Sheldon Richman, editor of The Freeman, says yes-and no.

Reason.tv sat down with Richman during the recent Libertopia festival in Hollywood, California to discuss the mixed bag that is the state of liberty today. The nanny state and regulatory state may be growing, but Richman points out that many people, from blacks to women, are freer than they used to be. Richman also highlights the liberating power of technology, which breaks down barriers to creative expression and information.

Approximately 6.3 minutes.

Shot by Hawk Jensen and Zach Weissmueller; edited by Alex Manning.

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