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“But You Own An iPhone”

Find yourself arguing in favor of liberty, economics and any other political issues popular in current discourse? Well, bad news. You're doing it wrong....
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Racist, or Libertarian; Pick One – Why Racial Prejudice is Not Compatible With Libertarianism

Why Racial Prejudice is Not Compatible With Libertarianism There is a frustrating trend among libertarians, to create criteria that exclude others from their own interpretation...

Ayn Rand and Murray Rothbard: A Love/Hate Relationship

Within the circles of modern American libertarian politics, two very colorful philosophers are routinely cited as major influences by many liberty minded individuals as...
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San Francisco’s Gold Rush – A Shining Example of Private Justice

It is generally regarded that justice and security must be produced by the government with funds collected via taxation. During the gold rush in...

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...

“But He’s Literally Hitler!” No, He’s Not.

On April 20th, 1889 a little boy was born. He would grow up to move from then Austria-Hungary to Germany, develop a passion...

Contradictions and Double Edged Swords

As important as it is to avoid logical fallacies and poor rhetoric, it is equally important to understand what it is that you...
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You’re an idiot for misusing Ad Hominem

In all corners of the world of debate, there will always be those that thankfully have taken the time to understand the importance of...
Social Contract

An Evaluation of Social Contract Theory

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...
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Let the People Speak

The first step in political maturity is the understanding that not everybody who disagrees with you is motivated by malice. A lot of people...

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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..."
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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."
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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."