International

Privatization

The Case for Privatization of Indian Railways

"An operating ratio close to one suggests complete negligence and a marked disregard for profit maximization. But that is all right since the Indian taxpayer will always be around to foot the bill."
china

US Demands Release Of Two Americans From China

We are following up on a couple of developing stories as well as some new stories this week in Sri Lanka, Japan, and China....
china

Human Rights Lawyer Jailed, Attack In Afganistan, & IP Law Woes

"In Afghanistan, there’s an attack on a government building in Kabul so far with 47 confirmed killed. In China, there’s a new bid for a law on intellectual property amidst the trade war with the US and there’s a human rights lawyer who was on trial the day after Christmas."
intervention

The Case Against Foreign Military Intervention

"What is right is not determined by what the outcome is, but by what the means entail, and if those means do not adhere to the basic principle of respecting the sanctity of any single human life, then what is being done is wrong."
EU, Britain, France, Italy, Poland

Brexit Delayed & Netanyahu Corruption Scandal In Israel

"If parliament votes down No Deal, then it will vote on extending Article 50, the amendment which allows Britain to leave the EU. Then Brexit will be delayed until summer, in theory giving more time to reach a deal. Hardline remainers will no doubt push for a ‘People’s Vote’ second referendum that may cancel Brexit altogether."
americas, trump

Trudeau Corruption, Ilhan Omar Controversy, & More From Virginia

Calls for public officials to resign dominated the news this week in Congress, Virginia, and Canada. In addition, Ocasio-Cortez continued to make a fool...
china

China Hijacking Memes, US Tensions, & More

China is dominating the news this week as we look into the Chinese Government trying to hack memes with their new campaign to capitalize...
china

Pakistan Corridor, Missing Photographer, & More

While Asia has seemed to be a constant landscape of human rights violations across countries that are blatantly tyrannical, this week we will see...

May Loses Again, No Deal Opposed, & ID For Porn???

"The cabinet proposed 21 days to prepare a Plan B if the House decided that it did still not support May’s deal on Brexit. MPs voted down this proposal, meaning May has three days to come up with something substantial." Writes James Smith in this week's roundup. Don't forget to check out his weekly column on Being Libertarian every monday as well!

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taxation

Taxation is Not Theft! A Cockroach Revolution Story

"Let me be clear, if I haven’t been already. In my view, any person who selfishly builds their wealth is an enemy of the People. They should be scolded by the Collective and, again in my humble opinion, actively surveyed by the Equal States of America"
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."