Philosophy

Resentment

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and the Politics of Resentment

There is no moral high ground with Ocasio-Cortez; it’s actually quite the opposite. I suspect that her political philosophy is fueled by hatred of the other; it is the politics of resentment.
Free Market

The Problem With Saying “The Free Market Will Fix That”

“The freer the market, the freer the people” still rings true, but it should be fought for on the merits of what it is rather than what amounts to little more than hypothetical cures.
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.
political polarization

The State Of Political Polarization In America

This article was initially posted on Doctor Peters website. We received permission from the author to re-post the content here. Please visit www.doctorpeters.org for...
capitalism

Capitalism Defined

Capital is a word that has different meanings in different contexts. For the purposes of this article, I will define capital as anything of...
Bender

Bender Bending Rodriguez And Creating Opportunities

In today’s economy, it is easy for the youth of the United States to feel stuck in a rut when it comes to the...
observations and prescriptions

Observations vs. Prescriptions

"Just because the observations are correct does not mean that the prescriptions will automatically be correct as well. It’s the difference between the facts and the arguments," writes Killian Hobbs in this week's Bad Arguments
Bottom unity

Bottom Unity & The Libertarian Movement

Often we’ll hear about the concepts of “Right unity” or “left unity” as a way to express putting aside the differences between the libertarian...
hate the poor

“You Hate The Poor!” No, We Don’t

Whenever we start to discuss economics with the left, or even some self-declared centrists, we will hear the accusation that supporting the principles of...
cops are bastards

All Cops Are Bastards? No

From a very young age, we are led to believe that police and law enforcement, in general, are there to help us. Being one...

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Copland

Copland, the Libertarian

"Later in Copland’s life, he shifted from communism to liberalism. For minimalizing oppression from the common man, he was getting warmer, but he could have shifted even further toward even less oppression."
communism

What They Still Get Wrong About Communism

"Communism and socialism require a massive state with coercion to achieve it's ideal of the state "withering away", but it is inconvenient for modern leftists to acknowledge that their ideas initially need to be forced to be implemented… and even when that happens, they miserably fail."
Trudeau

Trudeau is Proof the Other Guy Shouldn’t Matter

"The constant decline we see with the quality of politicians is, ultimately, the fault of those that defend them."