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china

Chinese New Year Brings Tensions With Taiwan

This week in Asia we follow a lot of the usual suspects. A UN report indicates a startling discovery of North Korea’s nuclear situation, China...
americas, trump

More Democrats Push For Presidency & Private Healthcare For Canada?

"Virginia’s governor is a racist, the Ontario PCs may try to privatize healthcare, and more East Coast progressives are running for President. This is the last week in the Americas."
EU, Britain, France, Italy, Poland

EU Says No To Changing Backstop, & Italy Slides Into Resession

UK Two amendments of seven on Brexit deal passes On Monday, seven amendments to the EU withdrawal agreement were put to the House of Commons, one...
china

Japan & South Korean Military Tensions Rise

This weeks roundup we look at some continuing stories as there isn’t much news in Asia that is any grand geopolitical importance. In China,...
americas, trump

Venezuela Worsens, Shutdown Ends, & Too Many Candidates

The longest shutdown in U.S. history came to an end, or at least a break, Venezuela nears civil war, and way too many people...
second referendum

Second Referendum For Brexit & The “Friendship Pact”

Welcome to the new expansion off of our previous UK news roundup. We realized that many of our readers are interested not only in...
china

EVA Air Stripping Incident, Thailand Election Coming, & Hong Kong Update

"In Hong Kong, a move from the government to criminalize “insulting” the Chinese national anthem is underway. Thailand is having their first election since their military coup that took place five years ago. In Taiwan, EVA air is in a bit of a tizzle with an incident involving undressing a passenger on a flight." Writes Amos Joseph in this week's Asian News Roundup.
Bolsonaro

Response To The Mises Institutes’ Praise Of Bolsonaro

In the first week of January, Tho Bishop of the Mises Institute published an article titled “Cleaning Up "Marxist Trash" is the Best Way...

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!
china

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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drugs

A Letter to Oakland from Libertarians

"The Libertarian Party supports first-step solutions to failed policies of the past. The more than 50-year "war on drugs" must now be ended and admitted to being an abject failure to personal liberty..."
Nazis

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

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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."