• 00:01    |    
    Initial credits
  • 00:06    |    
  • 01:22    |    
    George Mason University intellectual traditions
    • Public choice theory
    • Other studies in George Mason University
    • Quotation from Friedrich A. Hayek
    • Difference between Austrian School of Economics and Tea Party Movement
    • Economy according to Friedrich A. Hayek
    • Classical liberalism
  • 06:55    |    
    Teaching of freedom
    • Think tanks
    • FreedomWorks role
  • 09:06    |    
    Public choice predictions
    • Use power of government of self-interest politicians
    • Demand of lobbies' benefits for Public Employees Union
    • Destruction of democracy
    • Understanding of Friedrich A. Hayek about government impact
  • 12:22    |    
    Tea Party Movement
    • Ethos of Tea Party Movement
    • August Town Hall Meetings
    • Misconceptions about Tea Party Movement
    • Tea Party Movement members
    • Binding of Tea Party Movement
    • Beginning of Tea Party Movement
  • 21:00    |    
    The Ruckus Society
  • 22:18    |    
    Boston Tea Party
    • Samuel Adams
    • Importance of social organization
  • 26:41    |    
    September 12, 2009 March on Washington
  • 29:17    |    
    Friedrich A. Hayek debate between free market and socialism
  • 30:42    |    
    Influence of citizens in government policies
  • 31:41    |    
    FreedomConnector plataform
  • 32:39    |    
    Final words
  • 34:32    |    
    Question and answer period
    • Does Sarah Palin represent well the spirit of Tea Party Movement?
    • How do you create the conditions for the respect of the rule of law and the individual in countries where traditions are not that strong?
  • 37:18    |    
    Final credits

Tea Party: Moving the Bases of a Political Party

New Media  | 24 de marzo de 2011  | Vistas: 40

Matt Kibbe talks about the Tea Party Movement, its ethos, members, and misconceptions and how and why it was initiated; the philosophical and strategic underpinnings to make the Tea Party Movement possible in America. Kibbe points out the importance of social organization and free interaction of individuals in a free society to make possible their demands and limit the government’s decisions. Finally, he talks about FreedomWorks role, what they do and how they work using the teaching of freedom in universities and tools they use as think tanks to translate ideas into policy proposals and the way they have been achieving this through social networks as Twitter, Facebook and many others.


Matt Kibbe is president and CEO of FreedomWorks, previously known as…


Nuestra misión es la enseñanza y difusión de los principios éticos, jurídicos y económicos de una sociedad de personas libres y responsables.

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