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Bad Arguments Vol. 1 – “But You Own An iPhone”

Find yourself arguing in favor of liberty, economics and any other political issues popular in current discourse? Well, bad news. You're doing it wrong....
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An Evaluation of Social Contract Theory

This article was initially posted on The Principled Libertarian. We received permission from the author to re-post the content here. Please visit The Principled...
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The Free Market: The Enemy of Racists

In a market setting, racists who arbitrarily discriminate are forced to pay for that decision. If an employer refuses to hire anyone of a...
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San Francisco’s Gold Rush – A Shining Example of Private Justice

It is generally regarded that justice and security must be produced by the government with funds collected via taxation. During the gold rush in...
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Racist, or Libertarian; Pick One – Why Racial Prejudice is Not Compatible With Libertarianism

Why Racial Prejudice is Not Compatible With Libertarianism There is a frustrating trend among libertarians, to create criteria that exclude others from their own interpretation...

The Culture War and the Struggle for Liberty – Two Different Battles

The culture war is real. Nobody denies it. However, there is no shortage of misunderstandings of what it means and what we should do...
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The Pragmatic Anarcho-Capitalist

Anarcho-capitalists. Free marketeers, individualists, and anti-state. This loose collection of idealists has received harsh criticism throughout the years for their seemingly Utopian ideas. They...
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Let the People Speak

The first step in political maturity is the understanding that not everybody who disagrees with you is motivated by malice. A lot of people...

Ayn Rand and Murray Rothbard: A Love/Hate Relationship

Within the circles of modern American libertarian politics, two very colorful philosophers are routinely cited as major influences by many liberty minded individuals as...

Why Philosophy Matters

“It takes considerable knowledge just to realize the extent of your own ignorance.” -Thomas Sowell Philosophy matters! Shocking, right? So many different ideologies are emerging...

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Russia-gate continues: When Helsinki Freezes Over

"Russia is, in many senses, the biggest enemy of the United States. Most conflicts in the Middle East are fueled by a US-Russia proxy war, for power and for oil. In fact, their relationship may be the biggest obstacle to world peace."

Modern Monetary Theory (MMT): Who Cares If You’re Right, When It’s All Wrong?

"Just because Warren Mosler says that the United States doesn’t have to worry about being insolvent, doesn’t mean I’m buying it. The United States has a *really* big military, and it’s for that reason fear and intimidation acts as a blanket of confidence, propping up the value of the United States dollar."
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Meme Crimes: The Rise and Fall of Article 13

The form of comedy that showcases the modern mindset. A meme, much like other forms of comedy, comes in many variations. Memes can make...