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January 14th, 2019
On December 13, the Hayek Institut, in partnership with LGT Bank, Austrian Economics Center and Swarovski Kristallwelten, had the honor of awarding the Hayek Lifetime Achievement Awards to Freedom Champions, the American economist Richard W. Rahn and the Guatemalan political commentator Gloria Alvarez (find a recap here).
Now, the acceptance speeches by the two fighters for liberty, are online.
Gloria Alvarez talked about how ‘Liberty Is In Our DNA:’
And Richard Rahn pondered about his time with Hayek, the limits of knowledge, and the dangers of centralized money:
Enjoy the excellent speeches by our two laureates!
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