Principles

NAP

The NAP Argument

I was initially worried about tackling this one for fear of being attacked or shunned for not being a “real” libertarian for daring to...
Free Market, Culture

In Defense Of A Free Market Of Cultures

Free market capitalism has been, is, and likely always will be a staple of the Libertarian Party’s platform and, more generally, a key aspect...
individual right

Individual Right vs. Big Government

Tristan Barker Progressive or conservative; what matters is the individual. To be libertarian means to support the individual rights of every person, no matter who...

A Comprehensive Guide to Property Rights

To tackle the topic of property rights, we must get down into the most basic form of ownership, the ownership of one’s self and...
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.
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."
Truth

Truth is Truth

"No matter the abundance of explicit and implicit statements to the contrary, truth is in fact truth. We disregard it at our own risk."
libertarian hubris

Libertarian Hubris: A Reflection On The Party

From its roots in Classical Liberalism, its founding as a party in the US in 1971, and it’s long history of thoughts and ideas...
fair share

What Is Your Fair Share?

"When it comes to calculating our fair share, we would need surely to assess the benefits of how society is arranged and the ways we inherit and gain from the aspects that fall to our favor, no? Frankly, no."
Bump stock

Bump Stocks, Why the NRA Sucks, and Why You Should Care

As an avid firearms enthusiast, I often find myself in the middle of robust conversations about the politics and philosophy of private firearms ownership...

Latest articles

Ruff

Ruff and Phillips Speak to the Success of Libertarian Party Down Ballot Wins

"Kim Ruff is a candidate for the Libertarian Party’s nomination for president in 2020. Her campaign is dedicated to focusing on local elections and to impassion people to be the spark to reignite liberty."
Greta Thunberg

Greta Thunberg and the Problem of Child Soldiers

"The first step in solving a problem is to acknowledge that there is one. The faster we acknowledge how unacceptable this is in politics, the sooner we can all hopefully move beyond them."

What Is ‘Left’ and What Is ‘Right’?

The German liberal-conservative magazine Junge Freiheit (Young Freedom) published a  survey in 2018 about how the Germans see themselves politically on the left-right scale....