Opinion

social contract

Destroying the “Social Contract” Argument in Three Easy Steps

"Want some ammo to put the nails in the coffin and bury the “social contract” argument you confront so often on social media? Keep reading."
education

The Problem With Cutting Education

"The push to make cuts to the government is something I can fully support, but to do so before freeing up the market to take on what the government shouldn’t have been involved in in the first place is to put the cart before the horse."
night market

Night Market & Asian Capitalism: A Perspective

Capitalism as we know it is pretty simple, free-market economics operating in a democratic society with some regulations. This is essentially western capitalism. Capitalism...
immigration

Immigration: A Libertarian Case for Less Restriction

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...
Logic

10 Things Libertarians Need to Change Part 10: Compassion vs. Logic

"This is the frontier libertarians need to conquer. Evidence and logic are great at justifying ideas and developing a platform, but it is the heartfelt rhetoric that infuses people with a desire to learn." writes Luke Henderson in his final segment of Things Libertarians Need to Change.
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."

Otto Warmbier and the Cult of the Law

Shortly before I sat down and began writing this piece, I heard the news that Otto Warmbier had passed away. Warmbier, for anyone who’s...
TSA

TSA Has Outlived What Little Purpose It Had

With the holiday season upon us, air travel is quickly ramping up as millions of Americans begin to move about the country to visit...
gun control

Gun Control in the Wake of Kentucky

"Despite the continuing decline of our constitutionality, I still believe in the Second Amendment. These attacks are horrific, and I don’t see a clear solution to this problem." Writes Rocky in this article original published Jan 25th, 2018
Anti-federalists

Lessons From the Anti-Federalists

"While the Anti-Federalists may have ultimately lost the fight to the pro-Constitution Federalists, their impact on American political history and the structure of the United States government should not be overlooked."

Latest articles

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”

"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."