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Alex Merced is a latino libertarian activist. Alex also runs the AlexMercedCast Podcast, LibertarianWingMedia,com, and is an active member of the Libertarian Party. Alex Merced is currently running for the U.S. Senate seat in New York against Chuck Schumer in 2016.


In the first episode of BeingLibertarian.com's Ask Alex, Alex Merced discusses the similarities of Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders on their critiques of immigration and trade policy, as well as their effect on the wages of U.S. workers.


In this video I explain what it means to reform social security and the debates surrounding them. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iknsnxG9iro&feature=youtu.be Make sure to checkout AlexMerced.com


Check out my new site LibertarianWingMedia.com Subscribe to the AlexMercedCast Subscribe to the ultimate libertarian media mailing list A while back I did several videos on different economic episodes in American history, including this video on the Panic of 1837. Enjoy! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RvV7Pyf-5Fk&feature=youtu.be


A while back I did this four-part video series on the history of economic downturns and their relationships to event monetary system changes. Part 1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BjZVbN8fhms&feature=youtu.be Part 2 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6AkxOhreia8&feature=youtu.be Part 3 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_tHRJtPmPwA&feature=youtu.be Part 4 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-YFE7cBChL8&feature=youtu.be Make sure to out my recommended reading list Checkout LibertarianWingMedia.com Subscribe to the AlexMercedCast Podcast


Read my libertarian reading list. A lot of socialists like to claim that marketing budgets show how inefficient the free market is. I made a video explaining how marketing costs in fact help markets to function better by: 1. Creating competition, driving


I'm not a gun enthusiast, I don't think everyone should own a gun, and I sure as hell don't think the solution to every problem is to arm more people. However I do believe in people's right to engage in


Read my recommended reading list. From Bastiat to Hazlitt, all the greats discussed the broken window fallacy in their works. In this video I present a visual explanation for those interested in truly appreciating the the economic fallacy which the broken window

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