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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.
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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
vigilance committee

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...

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...

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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....