41. The Libertarian Party and the Non-Aggression Principle with Dr. Mary Ruwart

Friday, April 22, 2016



Episode Summary

Dr. Mary Ruwart joins Adam Camac and Daniel Laguros to discuss the current state of the Libertarian Party and the role of the non-aggression principle within the party.

About the Guest

Dr. Ruwart is a research scientist, ethicist, and libertarian author and activist. She worked as a senior research scientist for The Upjohn Company, where she was involved in pharmaceutical research related to AIDS and liver cirrhosis. She has previously served as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery at Saint Louis University and an Associate Professor of Biology at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. She sought the Libertarian Party presidential nomination in 1984 and 2008 and the Libertarian Party vice-presidential nomination in 1992. She is the author of Healing Our World: In an Age of Aggression and Short Answers to the Tough Questions: How to Answer the Questions Libertarians Are Often Asked. She is currently working on Death by Regulation: How We Were Robbed of a Golden Age of Health and How We Can Reclaim It, which will be finished in late 2016.

A free copy of the 1993 edition of Healing Our World is available on her website.

You can follow Dr. Ruwart’s work at ruwart.com, where you can sign up for her free library, as well as on Facebook.

Biographical information is from ruwart.com.

Books Mentioned
1. Healing Our World: In an Age of Aggression by Mary Ruwart
2. Short Answers to the Tough Questions: How to Answer the Questions Libertarians Are Often Asked by Mary Ruwart
3. Death by Regulation: How We Were Robbed of a Golden Age of Health and How We Can Reclaim It by Mary Ruwart (Late 2016)

Resources Mentioned
1. Advocates for Self-Government
2. Fully Informed Jury Association
3. Institute for Justice
4. The International Society for Individual Liberty (Liberty International)

Previous Appearance
9. The FDA and the Pharmaceutical Industry with Dr. Mary Ruwart (Wednesday, March 9, 2016)

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