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freedom

Freedom Is Not Ability, And It Never Was

"The idea of economic freedom as is used by progressives is a bastardization of the term and one that attempts to conflate abilities and positive rights with negative ones."
Nazis

Sometimes You’re Stalin: The Problem With “Fighting Nazis”

"Those that wish to simply start fighting Nazis, in general, miss the mark. A great example of this is Antifa."
tulsi gabbard

A Libertarian Case For Tulsi Gabbard?

"A Gabbard presidency, if she doesn't go the way of JFK, would inevitably end in less foreign intervention, but far greater domestic intervention. Many argue that this will happen anyways. Unfortunately, this is so. However, I believe it will come at a much quicker pace under Gabbard."
Abortion

Evictionism as a Middle Ground on Abortion?

"The way that we settle abortion is by figuring out how to uphold both sets of freedoms at the same time."
War

What Makes a Just War?

"War is a terrible thing. It is commonly said that military action should be the last resort, yet it is not treated that way." On this anniversary of D-Day, let us remember the sacrifices made and the horrors face by those caught up in war, and the atrocities that inevitably follow its wake.
two-party

Yes, It’s a Two-Party System, But That Shouldn’t Stop Us

"The first thing we need to address here is why two-party voting structures form in the first place."
climate

The Climate Change Discussion Needs More Libertarian Voices

"Appearing uninterested and struggling to even talk about climate change does not make our movement, and libertarianism as a whole, look good."
Guilt

Morality and Guilt in Modern Politics

"One of the things I find refreshing about libertarianism is that it doesn't make you feel as if you need to control others because of your own moral failures and guilt."
mutual aid

Good Ideas – Mutual Aid Societies

"Instead of mutual aid, the dominant social-welfare arrangements of Americans have increasingly become characterized by impersonal bureaucracies controlled by outsiders."
Fallacy, fallacies, bad arguments

Rapid Fire Fallacy Collection: Part One

"I thought back to the recent installment on the faction wars argument and realized that I should collect some of them together and get through the pile in a single swoop. So, for this installment of Bad Arguments, I present to you a small collection of simply countered arguments that are far too common yet seem to continue to be used without reproach. Hopefully, that will end here."

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Ruff

Ruff and Phillips Speak to the Success of Libertarian Party Down Ballot Wins

"Kim Ruff is a candidate for the Libertarian Party’s nomination for president in 2020. Her campaign is dedicated to focusing on local elections and to impassion people to be the spark to reignite liberty."
Greta Thunberg

Greta Thunberg and the Problem of Child Soldiers

"The first step in solving a problem is to acknowledge that there is one. The faster we acknowledge how unacceptable this is in politics, the sooner we can all hopefully move beyond them."

What Is ‘Left’ and What Is ‘Right’?

The German liberal-conservative magazine Junge Freiheit (Young Freedom) published a  survey in 2018 about how the Germans see themselves politically on the left-right scale....