We bring on Doc Anarchy to discuss one of the most libertarian films in recent memory, the Dallas Buyers Club starring Matthew McConaughey as Ron Woodroof – a rodeo cowboy who contracts HIV in the early days of the spread of AIDS. There is a lot to unpack in this movie and we found ourselves cheering for Ron as he battled the government that was preventing him from helping himself and helping others by establishing a market for drugs and remedies of their own choosing.
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The Matthew McConaughey as Ron Woodroof artwork for this episode was created by Viktor Miller-Gausa and is authorized for use via the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International (CC BY-NC 4.0).
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Here is a lecture where Murray N. Rothbard discusses Medical Licensing and its effects at the 48m 30s mark: