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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...
Rent is Theft is Theft

“Rent is Theft” is Theft

There has been much debate and controversy in libertarian circles recently over the concept of private property, with the ideas of rent and landlordism,...

How radical should we be?

“You’ve gotta find what you love, and let it kill you”-Kinky Friedman Being radical is neither bad nor good in and of itself. To identify...

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...

A Comprehensive Guide to Property Rights

To tackle the topic of property rights, we must get down into the most basic form of ownership, the ownership of one’s self and...

Dude, what happened to Venezuela?

The economic issue with Venezuela comes from a recession gap. If you’re not familiar with the term, it’s caused when there’s a gap between...

Taxation and Jesus

“Then the Pharisees went and plotted how to entangle him (Jesus) in his words. And they sent their disciples to him, along with the...

Latest articles

May’s Deal is Dead, but She Isn’t, and Banning Scented Candles

"Guys, the reason why the UK population chose to leave the EU was to be rid of unnecessary government overreach. We’re not doing this so we can finally tell everyone in the country what to consume or not to consume. Just leave people alone." Writes James Smith in this week's UK News Roundup. Don't forget to check out his weekly column on Being Libertarian every Monday called "Opting Out" as well!
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Malaysia Goes Nationalistic, & Cotton On The Moon

"The news this week is quite spicy compared to other weeks as we’re looking at two things involving China and the passage of a nationalistic law in Malaysia." This week's is a good one!
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Bad Arguments Vol. 30 – “Don’t You Lock Your Door?”

"In my personal opinion, there have been valid and consideration-worthy arguments from both sides...Both sides have their talking points, each of which carries its own weight. The “lock your door” argument is not among them."