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Past Junto Events

April 1991 through July 2005

Celebration of the 99th birthday of Ayn Rand and the 93rd birthday of Ronald Reagan.

February 2004

Memorial for John Perry, a NYC police officer & Junto attendee, lost on 9/11

October 2001

And conversations with featured speakers:

Charles Adams

March 1997: Taxation. ?

Dennis Ainsworth

April 2002: Capital Consumption 1965 to the present: its causes, consequences and cures

June Arunga

July 2004: Why Africans are Abandoning Africa

George B.N. Ayittey

author of "Africa Betrayed" and "Africa in Chaos"

June 1999

John Baden

November 1994: Progressive Era Reforms: The American Counter-Revolution

December 1997

Michael Balboa

July 1994: Economic and Political Trends in Certain Less-developed Countries

Sallie Baliunas

June 1997: Global Warming: What the Facts Are

Randy E. Barnett

December 1995: The Rights Retained by the People: The History and Meaning of the Ninth Amendment

November 1998: Liberty, Justice & The Rule Of Law

Caroline Baum

May 1994: Analysis of Financial Markets

Tom Bethell

October 1999: The Noblest Triumph: Property & Prosperity Through The Ages

Robert Bidinotto

February 1995: The Criminal Justice: The Legal System versus the Individual

February 1997: How to Present the Ideas of Individualism to Ordinary People

March 2004

Terry Blodgett

August 2001: Tracing the lost tribes of the Israelites

David Boaz

August 1991: 400 Years Of Failure: The Lesson Of Drug Prohibition

Donald J. Boudreaux

February 2003: How Capitalism Leads to a Cleaner Environment & Better Health

James Bovard

July 1995: Government Waste and Abusive Taxation

April 1999: The Rise of the State & the Demise of the Citizen

February 2004: Terrorism & Tyranny: Trampling Freedom, Justice and Peace to Rid the World of Evil

Bill Bradford

August 1993: Economics and Ecology, Sophisticated and Vulgar (CT)

August 1993: Rand, Paterson, Lane & the Origins of the Modern Libertarian Movement.

May 1995: The future of liberty and the role libertarians will play in that future

Harry Browne

December 1994: Government doesn't work, and I want to get rid of as much of it as is practical

David Ciocca

August 2000: Investing in the Internet Era

Tyler Cowen

George Mason University

December 1999: How Capitalism Liberates The Arts (?)

January 2004: Civilization: The Case for a Free Society

Eugene R. Dattel

April 1996: Japan's Failed Attempt at Global Financial Dominance

James DeLong

December 1998: Property Matters

Tom DiLorenzo

January 1999: The Food and Drink Police

Richard Ebeling

October 1992: How the Principles of the Declaration of Independence have been Subverted (with Jacob G. Hornberger)

Marty Edelston

July 1992: Battle plan for American Business

Ivan Eland

May 1999: Dangerous Consequences of Clinton's war in the Balkans.

Richard Epstein

April 1997: Our Inalienable Right to Health Care

Peter Ferrara

May 2000: A battle plan for Social Security

Thomas Fleming

June 1998: Liberty!

Murray Franck

December 1992: Individual Rights

February 1993: Who Has Which Rights? (with Tibor Machan)

Judge Marvin Frankel

June 1992: Adversary Justice

‘’Benjamin Franklin’’

A visitor from the 18th century.

September 1992

David Friedman

January 1998: (speaker unable to appear?)

Jeffrey Friedman

June 2002: Public Ignorance as a Reason for Libertarianism

October 2004: The Politics of Ignorance

Marshall Fritz

September 1997: Separation of Schools and State

Michael Fumento

May 2001: BioEvolution: How Biotechnology Is Changing Our World

John Fund

April 2000: Why all the political Opinion Polls are wrong?

Arthur E. Gandolfi

August 1994: Sex, Economics and the Meaning of Life.

John Taylor Gatto

March 1993: Confederacy of Dunces: The Tyranny of Compulsory Schooling

Scott Douglas Gerber

September 1998: The Declaration of Independence & Constitutional Interpretation

Henry Gifford

March 2003: Fire Science & The World Trade Center's vulnerable architecture

Mike Godwin

Center for Democracy & Technology

July 1999: The American Revolution

Bettina Bien Greaves

September 1999: Human Action After 50 Years.

Gary Greenberg

June 1994: Ancient Israel and Modern America: The Dangerous Parallels

Martin Gross

February 2000: The Conspiracy of Ignorance

Dan Grossman

June 1991: Luck and Careers

July 2001: The perfect deal

Milo Hamilton

October 2000: Rice: The First Grain

Robin Hanson

George Mason University

November 2001

Dean Hazel

July 1996

Stephen Hicks

September 1994: The Love of Money

Jeremy Hildreth

June 2001: Cuba: A libertarian Perspective

Gary Hoover

April 2005: Creating & Building Lasting Enterprises

Jacob G. Hornberger

October 1992: How the Principles of the Declaration of Independence have been Subverted (with Richard Ebeling)

April 1994: The Dangers of Socialized Medicine

March 2001: Libertarianism vs. The Moral Bankruptcy of the left and right

Peter Huber

May 1998: Law & disorder in CyberSpace: Abolish the FCC & Let Common Law Rule

Edward L. Hudgins

November 1993: The Role of Devotees of Freedom in Politics

September 2002: Can Ayn Rand Conquer Washington?

Jeffrey Rogers Hummel

December 1996: Foundations of American Statism: The Economic Impact of the Civil War

Jerome Huyler

author of "Locke in America: The Moral Philosophy of the Founding Era"

May 2005

Mitchell Jones

April 1991: Chlorinating: The Greatest Scandal In History

September 1991: What Makes A Good Painting (with Susan Slyman)

Stephen Kagann

March 1992: The Corporate Headquarters Complex - And The Future Of New York City

Steve Keeley

October 1992: About his world travels

David Kelley

Founder, The Objectivist Center

May 1993: Consequences of the Pursuit of Happiness Vs. Sacrifice During the 1980's

February 1998: The Epic Clash of Cultures (?)

January 2002

June 2004: Can the Muslim World Modernize? The Case of Morocco

Laurel Kenner

January 2003: Practical Speculation in an Uncertain World (with Victor Niederhoffer)

Saul Kent

October 1996: The Prospect of Living in Good Health to the Age of 150 and beyond

Thomas L. Knapp

Rational Review.com

April 2003: Deadly Confusions: Libertarianism & War

Alan Charles Kors

May 2004

Richard Kostelanetz

July 2003: author, "Soho: The Rise and Fall of an Artists' Colony"

Lawrence Kudlow

Kudlow & Co., CNBC

April 1998: American Abundance: The New Economic & Moral Prosperity

December 2004: What’s Ahead for 2005? A post-election look at the economy and the stock market

Steven Landsburg

March 2002: More Sex is Safer Sex, and Other Surprises About the Way Markets Work

Sarah Lawrence

August 2002: Parenting: The Philosophy and Practice of Taking Children Seriously

Pierre Lemieux

February 1996: The Individualist Sentiment

July 1998: Liberty & Sex

Jules Leopold

October 1991: What Is Predictable?

Will Lewis

January 1993: Music of Management

Carl Liedhom

Michigan State University

May 1996: Microenterprises in Developing Countries

Felix Livingston

January 1995: Homo Oeconomicus: A Man for All Seasons

Herbert London

December 1993: Current Problems in the US

John R. Lott Jr.

November 1999: More Guns, Less Crime

Tibor Machan

Hoover Institution

November 1992: Economic versus Ethical Individualism

February 1993: Who Has Which Rights? (with Murray Franck)

October 1995: Some autobiographical reflections

February 1998: The Epic Clash of Cultures (?)

July 2002: Is Free Will Mystical?

November 2004: Animal Rights: A New Threat to Liberty

Marisa Manley

April 1992: Why Laws Backfire

Steve Mariotti

March 1998: Teaching Inner-City Kids to Start and Run a Business

Stanley Mason

August 1998: Creative Spark of Invention

Bill McCarthy

February 1992: '’Vice Cop,'' a book about his years as head of NYPD's Morals Division

February 1994: Current Issues of Gun Control

John McCormack

September 1993: How Property Rights Can Be Used to Protect Wildlife and Wilderness

John L. McCormack

January 1996: Conspiracy Theory

Wendy McElroy

author of "Individualist Feminism of the Nineteenth Century"

October 1997: How Politically Correct Feminism is Hurting Women

July 2005

John McGinnis

November 1997: Biology and Law

Gabriella Megyesi

August 2004: Lessons from Lands without Liberty

Perry Metzger

September 2000: The Future of Technology

Stephen Moore

May 2002: It's Getting Better All the Time: The Greatest Trends of the Past 100 Years

Deroy Murdock

February 2002: We’re too nice: What libertarians are doing wrong, what we can do better

Charles Murray

American Enterprise Institute, author of "Human Accomplishment"

December 2003

Victor Niederhoffer

July 1991: Economic Ecology: The Home Life, Distribution, and Abundance of Commodity Players

August 1992: First Anniversary Party at the Niederhoffer's

September 1992: The Ecology of Public Government and the Market

January 1993: Education of a Speculator

January 1994: What Can You Learn from Games and Hobbies

June 1995: Camouflage And Other Deceptions

September 1996: Music and Speculation (with pianist Robert Schrade)

June 2000: Approaches to understanding the financial market

September 2001: FDA delays: how to profit from them

December 2001: Culture, Capitalism, American Game; “Songs of Speculation”

January 2003: Practical Speculation in an Uncertain World (with Laurel Kenner)

September 2004: Deception in the Stock Market

Walter Olson

March 1997: The Excuse Factory

Jane Orient

August 1997: Healthy Skepticism About National Health Care

Roger Pilon

March 1995: On the Demise and Rebirth of Constitutional Government

Virginia Postrel

February 1999: The Future and Its Enemies

Jim Powell

May 1991: Capitalism & Civilization: How Peaceful Commerce Promotes Social Justice.

May 1992: Why the Morals of the Marketplace are Better than the Morals of Government

July 1993: How Markets Generate Vital Knowledge for Human Progress

September 1995: Intriguing, instructive, sometimes heart-warming stories about great heroes of liberty

August 1996: Heroes Who Defy Tyrants: Raul Wallenberg, Natan Sharansky, & Others

December 2000: The Triumph of Liberty

November 2003: How Roosevelt and His New Deal Prolonged the Great Depression

Douglas Rasmussen

April 1995: The Communitarian Challenge to Liberty

Gregory Rehmke

Program director of EconomicThinking.org

August 1999: Free Market Incentives

January 2001: How markets can deal with world emergencies

October 2002: Promoting Free-Market Ideas Around the World

September 2003: Socialism in US Electric Utilities & Its Role in the Recent Blackout

August 2004

George Reisman

July 1997: Everyone's Stake in Capitalism

Kenneth Rendell

December 1991: The Criteria That Establishes Values In Different Collecting Areas: Some Thoughts On Their Validity And On Investing In Collectibles

March 1994: How Human Nature Propels Bad Forgeries Into Major Literary Hoaxes.

Adam Robinson

October 1993: What Smart Students Know

Arthur Robinson

November 2000: Extending human lifespan

Jim Rogers

October 1994: Economic, Political, Investment and Social Observations from an around-the-world motorcycle trip

June 2003: author, "Adventure Capitalist: The Ultimate Investor's Road Trip"

Michael Rothschild

November 1991: Bionomics

Robert Schrade

December 1992: Life with Music

Jack Schwartzman

editor-in-chief of "Fragments," an international individualist magazine

August 1995

Todd Seavey

November 2002: Libertarians, Smoking & Insanity: How ideology affects ideas about freedom & health

Larry Sechrest

March 1996: Hayek

Hans F. Sennholz

November 1995: Pillars Of The Welfare State

Amity Shlaes

March 1999: Taxation: The Greedy Hand

Tim Slagle

April 2001: Libertarian humor

Susan Slyman

September 1991: What Makes A Good Painting (with Mitchell Jones)

Fred Smith

November 1996: Marketing the Virtues of Freedom in a World of Rational Ignorance

March 2000: Electrical power crisis in California

December 2002: Heaven or Hell: The Hope and Threat of Globalization

August 2003: Corporate Aftershock: Economic Liberty Before and After Enron

David Ramsay Steele

April 1997: The Anti-Technology Movement as the Radical Alternative to Capitalism

Brett Steenbarger

July 2000: Psychological biases and weakness can be overcome

Richard W. Stevens

February 2005: Civilian Disarmament and Genocide

Stephen Stigler

November 1992: How Statistics Can Lead to a Wrong Decision

John Stossel

ABC News

April 2004

Michael Strong

March 2005: Entrepreneurs: Engineers of World Prosperity

Jacob Sullum

senior editor of "Reason" magazine

June 2005

Alex Tabarrok

October 2003: Terrorism Futures, Information Markets & a New Form of Democracy

Joan Kennedy Taylor

April 1993: Reclaiming the Mainstream

January 2000: Sex, men and women in the market place

Frank Tipler

January 1997: The Physics of Immortality: There is No Limit to Progress

William Tucker

January 1992: Running Schools As A Business

Jesse Walker

Reason magazine

May 2003: Broadcasters and the State

George Walsh

June 1993: Rousseau, Egalitarism and Collectivism

Stephanie Winston

March 1992: Personal and office organization

Jim Wynne

June 1993: Why Science Matters

The above list of Junto speakers from April 1991 through July 2005 is incomplete. Please contact us if you have more, or more accurate, information.

   

Celebrations of Ayn Rand's 100th, 101st, 102nd, 103rd, 104th and 105th birthdays

Memorial for John Perry, a NYC police officer & Junto attendee, lost on 9/11

Charles Adams

Dennis Ainsworth

Bruce Ames

June Arunga

George B.N. Ayittey

John Baden

Michael Balboa

Sallie Baliunas

Randy E. Barnett

Caroline Baum

Tom Bethell

Robert Bidinotto

Terry Blodgett

David Boaz

Donald J. Boudreaux

James Bovard

Bill Bradford

Barbara Branden

Harry Browne

David Ciocca

Tyler Cowen

Eugene R. Dattel

James DeLong

Francis X. Diebold

Tom DiLorenzo

Richard Ebeling

Marty Edelston

Ivan Eland

Marsha Familaro Enright

Richard Epstein

Harold Evans

Peter Ferrara

Thomas Fleming

Murray Franck

Judge Marvin Frankel

"Benjamin Franklin"

David Friedman

Jeffrey Friedman

Patri Friedman

Marshall Fritz

Michael Fumento

John Fund

Arthur E. Gandolfi

John Taylor Gatto

Scott Douglas Gerber

Henry Gifford

George Gilder

Mike Godwin

Bettina Bien Greaves

Gary Greenberg

Aubrey de Grey

Martin Gross

Dan Grossman

Thor Halvorssen

Milo Hamilton

Robin Hanson

Dean Hazel

Stephen Hicks

Robert Higgs

Jeremy Hildreth

Erica Holzer

Gary Hoover

Jacob G. Hornberger

Peter Huber

Edward L. Hudgins

Jeffrey Rogers Hummel

Jerome Huyler

Mitchell Jones

Stephen Kagann

Steve Keeley

David Kelley

Laurel Kenner

Saul Kent

Yasuhiko Genku Kimura

Thomas L. Knapp

Alan Charles Kors

Richard Kostelanetz

Lawrence Kudlow

Steven Landsburg

Sarah Lawrence

Pierre Lemieux

Jules Leopold

Peter Lewin

Marty Lewinter

Will Lewis

Carl Liedhom

Seth Lipsky

Felix Livingston

Herbert London

John R. Lott Jr.

Cathy Luchetti

Tibor Machan

Marisa Manley

Steve Mariotti

Stanley Mason

Megan McArdle

Bill McCarthy

John McCormack

John L. McCormack

Wendy McElroy

John McGinnis

Lawrence McQuillan

Gabriella Megyesi

Perry Metzger

Jeffrey Miron

Stephen Moore

Deroy Murdock

Robert Murphy

Charles Murray

Victor Niederhoffer

Walter Olson

Jane Orient

Roger Pilon

Virginia Postrel

Benjamin Powell

Jim Powell

Ronald Radosh

Douglas Rasmussen

Greg Rehmke

George Reisman

Kenneth Rendell

Adam Robinson

Arthur Robinson

Jim Rogers

Michael Rothschild

Candida Royalle

Linda Russell

Robert Schrade

Jack Schwartzman

Todd Seavey

Larry Sechrest

Hans F. Sennholz

Amity Shlaes

Tim Slagle

Susan Slyman

Fred L. Smith Jr.

David Ramsay Steele

Brett Steenbarger

Richard W. Stevens

Stephen Stigler

John Stossel

Michael Strong

Jacob Sullum

Alexander Tabarrok

Joan Kennedy Taylor

Peter Thiel

Frank Tipler

William Tucker

Jesse Walker

George Walsh

Peter Lamborn Wilson

Stephanie Winston

Jim Wynne