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Come talk with prolific liberty author and Future of Freedom Foundation vice president Sheldon Richman about war and peace, freedom and tyranny.
Up this week: Richman on Nationalism:

“Nationalism is a poison. It attacks the mind, short-circuits thinking, and makes self-destruction look appealing. Nationalism sows the seeds of hate and war. It makes the title warrior an honorific instead of the pejorative it ought to be.”

Join us to talk with Sheldon.

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