Philosophy

In Defense of Hayek – Examining Arguments Among Those Within the LvMI

There’s an article out there, written by Hans Hermann Hoppe, that is pretty brutal when it comes to speaking of Hayek. Alternatively, contemporaries such...
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Civilized Society: On the Death of Civility

This article was initially posted on Being Libertarian. We received permission from the author to re-post the content here. Please visit Being Libertarian for...
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Bad Arguments Vol. 14 – People Are Predictable

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....
you couldn't understand

Bad Arguments Vol. 11 – “You Couldn’t Understand”

Albert Einstein once said, "If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough." If someone claims that you couldn't understand something remind them that the onus is on them to explain it better.
Free Speech (1)

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...
libertarian

Libertarian Ideas: Why They Won’t Spread

Any libertarian will tell you the most difficult part about being libertarian is that no one ever knows what you’re talking about. Or, if...
minimum wage

Bad Arguments Vol. 17 – Million Dollar Minimum Wage

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....
violence

Bad Arguments Vol. 32 – “Voting Is Violence”

When we are attempting to explain why the government is a generally negative entity, especially in its current form, often it boils down to...
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...
Existence, Reason, And Ethics

Existence, Reason, And Ethics: A Moral Defense of Capitalism Part 2

“Capitalism Is Right Because It Helps The Most People!” This is a common defense of capitalism that you might hear in the “marketplace of ideas”....

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Police Face Criminal Prosecution For Death Of Homeowners

We had quite the week this week. An actor caught lying, Bill Weld defected (or returned home depending on your views), a national emergency...
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10 Things Libertarians Need To Change Part 7: Stop Excusing Collectivism

The libertarian movement and the Civil Rights Act are contentious bedfellows and the spark of much controversy. Rand Paul’s admitting in 2010 of being...
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NFL & Kaepernick Reach Settlement Ending The Saga

The NFL and Colin Kaepernick reached a legal settlement on Feb. 15, likely bringing an end to the NFL’s kneeling saga. Kaepernick, the former...