Philosophy

Rothbard Button

Why I’m Not Pushing The Rothbard Button

Let’s get some definitions out of the way. What is the Rothbard button? It’s essentially an Anarcho-Capitalist purity test. The question is...
boycotts

“Boycotts Don’t Work”

It seems at least once a month we hear about some gaffe or another that a person or company has made, and by extension,...
The question about pedophiles

Pedophiles: A Libertarian Perspective

There has been a rising debate on the idea that pedophilia is a sexual orientation. Members of the left have begun advocating for the...
real

That Wasn’t Real *Insert Political Idea Here*

"This Bad Argument is the political equivalent of plugging your ears and screaming until opposition goes away. Standing for something that has been implemented, whether in the form you'd prefer or not, includes acknowledging the negatives that may come with it. Anything less would be utopianism."
we have to do something

“We Have To Do Something!”

December 7th, 1941. On this day over 350 planes and 6 aircraft carriers made their way from Japan toward Hawaii to execute Operation AI....
Pragmatic Ancap

The Pragmatic Anarcho-Capitalist: Liberty With A System

Anarcho-capitalists. Free marketeers, individualists, and anti-state. This loose collection of idealists has received harsh criticism throughout the years for their seemingly Utopian ideas. They...

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...
leave

An Evaluation of Social Contract Theory Part 2: If You Don’t Like it, Leave!

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...

It’s Not Just “Basic Economics”

If you’ve ever engaged in a debate with those on the left I’m willing to bet that a lot of their positions and understandings...

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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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."